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8-cent Martha Washington

8c Martha Washington plate proof

Scott Catalogue USA: 306
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. 1499

Denomination: 8c

Subject: Martha Washington

Color: violet black

Date:
1902
Markings:
1499
Medium:
paper; ink (violet black) / engraving
Dimensions:
Other: 52.1 x 44.5cm (20 1/2 x 17 1/2in.)
Museum ID:
0.242263.1460
Place:
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

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