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80th Anniversary of the Pony Express Issue

3c Pony Express plate proof

Scott Catalogue USA: 894
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.22581

Denomination: 3c

Subject: Pony Express Rider

Color: henna brown

Date:
March 19, 1940
Medium:
paper; ink (henna brown) / engraving
Dimensions:
Height x Width: 21 5/8 x 19 in. (54.93 x 48.26 cm)
Museum ID:
0.242263.15958
Place:
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

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