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3-cent Deep Violet

3c Washington by Charles Willson Peale plate proof

Scott Catalogue USA: 708
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.20557

Denomination: 3c

Subject: by Charles Willson Peale, 1777, Washington Bicentennial Issue

Color: deep violet

Date:
August 28, 1931
Medium:
paper; ink (deep violet) / engraving
Museum ID:
0.242263.16175
Place:
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

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