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4 1/2-cent White House

4 1/2c White House approved large die proof

Scott Catalogue USA: 809P
Description:

4 1/2-cent White House Large Die Proof, originally attached by staples to certified plate proof 21972 as a reference copy for the Bureau of Engraving and Printing to verify approved color gray, ink GY-20-R, dated January 9, 1939. The White House appeared on a stamp for the first time with this value from the Presidential Series.

Date:
July 11, 1938
Medium:
paper; ink (dark gray) / engraving
Dimensions:
Height x Width: 8 x 6 in. (20.32 x 15.24 cm)
Museum ID:
0.242263.2848
Place:
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

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