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3c Pan American Union plate proof

Scott Catalogue USA: 895
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.

THIS PLATE DID NOT GO TO PRESS

Plate No.22563

Denomination: 3c

Subject: The Three Graces (Botticelli)

Color: light violet

Date:
March 19, 1940
Medium:
paper; ink (light violet) / engraving
Dimensions:
Height x Width: 19 1/8 x 21 3/8 in. (48.58 x 54.29 cm)
Museum ID:
0.242263.15959
Place:
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

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