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Scott 859
1c Washington Irving (1783-1859)
- Famous American Author
 
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Scott 859 — 1c Washington Irving - Famous American Author
Scott 859
1c Washington Irving
Pane Single

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Issue:
(Scott 859)
Washington Irving
Denomination:1-cent
Type of Issue:Commemorative
Format:Pane of 70 (1 design)
Series:Famous American Authors
Issue Date:1940 January 29
Issue City:Tarrytown NY
Designer:William A. Roach
Engravers: 
Vignette:Carl T. Arlt / Louis C. Kaufmann
Lettering:W. B. Wells
Manufacturing Process:Letterpress
Printer:Bureau of Engraving and Printing
Printed at:(BEP) Washington DC
PressType:Rotary
Stamps per Pane:70
Print Quantity:56,348,320
Processed at:(BEP) Washington DC
Color(s):Bright-blue-green
Orientation:Vertical
Perforation:10½ x 11
Plate Size:280 Subject Electric Eye Plates/Four panes of 70
Plate Number(s)[2] 22474 / 22475
 
 
Postal Bulletin 17850 - 1939 December 29
 
 
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