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2c John Greenleaf Whittier plate proof

Scott Catalogue USA: 865
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. 22506

Denomination: 2c

Subject: John Greenleaf Whittier

Color: rose carmine

Date:
January 4, 1940
Medium:
paper; ink (rose carmine) / engraving
Museum ID:
0.242263.15929
Place:
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

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