Arago: 150th Anniversary of the Louisiana Purchase Issue

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150th Anniversary of the Louisiana Purchase Issue

3c 150th Anniversary of the Louisiana Purchase plate proof

Scott Catalogue USA: 1020
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.24768

Denomination: 3c

Subject: James Monroe, Robert R. Livingston and Marquis de Barbe-Marbois

Color: violet brown

Date:
April 1, 1953
Medium:
paper; ink (violet brown) / engraving
Museum ID:
0.242263.16073
Place:
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

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