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3c Marquis de Lafayette plate proof

Scott Catalogue USA: 1010
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.24663

Denomination: 3c

Subject: Marquis de Lafayette, Flags, Cannon and Landing Party

Color: bright blue

Date:
May 8, 1952
Medium:
paper; ink (bright blue) / engraving
Museum ID:
0.242263.16063
Place:
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

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