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3c Gettysburg Address plate proof

Scott Catalogue USA: 978
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.23963

Denomination: 3c

Subject: Abraham Lincoln and Quotation from Gettysburg Address

Color: bright blue

Date:
November 10, 1948
Medium:
paper; ink (bright blue) / engraving
Museum ID:
0.242263.16031
Place:
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

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