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8c Ulysses S. Grant plate proof

Scott Catalogue USA: 560
Description:

Certified plate proofs are the last printed proof of the plate before printing the stamps at the Bureau of Engraving and Printing. These plate proofs are each unique, with the approval signatures and date. For postal scholars these plates provide important production information in the plate margin inscriptions, including guidelines, plate numbers, and initials of the siderographer, or person who created the plate from a transfer roll.

Plate No. 16796

Denomination: 8c

Subject: Ulysses S. Grant

Color: olive green

Date:
March 18, 1925
Medium:
paper; ink (olive green) / engraving
Museum ID:
0.242263.15873
Place:
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

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