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Antarctic Treaty Issue

8c Antarctic Treaty plate proof

Scott Catalogue USA: 1431
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.32940

Denomination: 8c

Subject: Map of Antarctica, Antarctic Treaty Issue

Color: red & dark blue

Date:
April 2, 1971
Medium:
paper; ink (red & dark blue) / engraving
Museum ID:
0.305037.896
Place:
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

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