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3c Grand Army of the Republic plate proof

Scott Catalogue USA: 985
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.24138

Denomination: 3c

Subject: Union Soldier and Grand Army of the Republic Veteran of 1949

Color: bright rose carmine

Date:
August 18, 1949
Medium:
paper; ink (bright rose carmine) / engraving
Museum ID:
0.242263.16038
Place:
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

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