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10c James Whitcomb Riley plate proof

Scott Catalogue USA: 868
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.22515

Denomination: 10c

Subject: James Whitcomb Riley

Color: dark brown

Date:
January 11, 1940
Medium:
paper; ink (dark brown) / engraving
Museum ID:
0.242263.15932
Place:
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

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