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Francis Scott Key Issue

3c Francis Scott Key plate proof

Scott Catalogue USA: 962
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.23835

Denomination: 3c

Subject: Francis Scott Key and American Flags of 1814 and 1948

Color: rose pink

Date:
June 16, 1948
Medium:
paper; ink (rose pink) / engraving
Museum ID:
0.242263.16015
Place:
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

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