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Apollo 8 Issue

6c Apollo 8 plate proof

Scott Catalogue USA: 1371
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.30923

Denomination: 6c

Subject: Moon Surface and Earth, Apollo 8 Issue

Color: black, blue, & ocher

Date:
March 21, 1969
Medium:
paper; ink (black, blue, ocher) / engraving
Museum ID:
0.288735.302
Place:
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

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