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Gadsden Purchase Issue

3c Gadsden Purchase plate proof

Scott Catalogue USA: 1028
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.24890

Denomination: 3c

Subject: Map and Pioneer Group

Color: copper brown

Date:
December 4, 1953
Medium:
paper; ink (copper brown) / engraving
Museum ID:
0.242263.16081
Place:
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

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