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2c James Fenimore Cooper plate proof

Scott Catalogue USA: 860
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. 22477

Denomination: 2c

Subject: James Fenimore Cooper, American Authors, Famous Americans Issue Color: rose carmine

Medium:
paper; ink (rose carmine) / engraving
Museum ID:
0.242263.2936
Place:
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

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