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5-cent MacDowell

5c Edward A. MacDowell plate proof

Scott Catalogue USA: 882
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.22575

Denomination: 5c

Subject: Edward A. MacDowell

Color: ultramarine

Date:
March 27, 1940
Medium:
paper; ink (ultramarine) / engraving
Museum ID:
0.242263.15946
Place:
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

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