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Byrd Antarctic Issue

3c Byrd Antarctic plate proof

Scott Catalogue USA: 733
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.21167

Denomination: 3c

Subject: A Map of the World (on van der Grinten's Projection)

Color: dark blue

Date:
September 27, 1933
Medium:
paper; ink (dark blue) / engraving
Museum ID:
0.242263.15906
Place:
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA


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