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16c Special Delivery plate proof

Scott Catalogue USA: 771
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. 21313

Denomination: 16c

Subject: Great Seal of the United States, Special printing

Color: dark blue

Medium:
paper; ink (dark blue) / engraving
Museum ID:
0.242263.3008
Place:
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

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