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4c Abraham Lincoln plate proof

Scott Catalogue USA: 1058
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.26879

Denomination: 4c

Subject: Abraham Lincoln Liberty Issue, dry printing

Color: red violet

Date:
January 23, 1961
Medium:
paper; ink (red violet) / engraving
Museum ID:
0.245468.118
Place:
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

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