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Iwo Jima Issue

3c Iwo Jima Issue plate proof

Scott Catalogue USA: 929
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.23927

Denomination: 3c

Subject: Marines Raising American Flag on Mount Suribachi, Iwo Jima, from a photograph by Joe Rosenthal

Color: yellow green

Date:
July 6, 1945
Medium:
paper; ink (yellow green) / engraving
Museum ID:
0.242263.15981
Place:
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

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