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5c Walt Whitman plate proof

Scott Catalogue USA: 867
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.22511

Denomination: 5c

Subject: Walt Whitman

Color: ultramarine

Date:
January 10, 1940
Medium:
paper; ink (ultramarine) / engraving
Museum ID:
0.242263.15931
Place:
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

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