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4-cent Washington Quotation

4c Quotation from Washington's Farewell Address plate proof

Scott Catalogue USA: 1139
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.26488

Denomination: 4c

Subject: Quotation from Washington's Farewell Address, American Credo Issue

Color: dark violet blue & carmine

Date:
October 21, 1959
Medium:
paper; ink (dark violet blue & carmine) / engraving
Museum ID:
0.242263.16294
Place:
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

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