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1963 Christmas Issue

5c Christmas plate proof

Scott Catalogue USA: 1240
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.27575

Denomination: 5c

Subject: National Christmas Tree and White House, Christmas Issue

Color: dark blue, bluish black & red

Date:
August 1, 1963
Medium:
paper; ink (dark blue, bluish black & red) / engraving
Museum ID:
0.252182.192
Place:
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

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