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Betsy Ross Issue

3c Betsy Ross plate proof

Scott Catalogue USA: 1004
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.24574

Denomination: 3c

Subject: "Birth of Our Nation's Flag", by Charles H. Weisgerber — Besty Ross Showing Flag to General George Washington, Robert Morris and George Ross

Color: carmine rose

Date:
December 13, 1951
Medium:
paper; ink (carmine rose) / engraving
Museum ID:
0.242263.16057
Place:
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

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