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1-cent Longfellow

1c Henry Wadsworth Longfellow plate proof

Scott Catalogue USA: 864
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.22503

Denomination: 1c

Subject: Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

Color: bright blue green

Date:
January 4, 1940
Medium:
paper; ink (bright blue green) / engraving
Museum ID:
0.242263.15928
Place:
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

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