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1/2-cent Olive Brown

1/2c Washington by Charles Willson Peale plate proof

Scott Catalogue USA: 704
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.20559

Denomination: 1/2c

Subject: by Charles Willson Peale, Washington Bicentennial Issue

Color: olive brown

Date:
October 19, 1931
Medium:
paper; ink (olive brown) / engraving
Museum ID:
0.242263.16171
Place:
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

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