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2-cent Carmine Rose

2c Washington by Gilbert Stuart plate proof

Scott Catalogue USA: 707
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.20556

Denomination: 2c

Subject: by Gilbert Stuart, 1796, Washington Bicentennial Issue

Color: carmine rose

Date:
August 12, 1931
Medium:
paper; ink (carmine rose) / engraving
Museum ID:
0.242263.16174
Place:
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

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