Plates Issued: Intaglio - #134317, #134318. Color: Black. Designer/Modeler: Richard E. Bishop. Engravers: Vignette - James R. Lowe; Letters - Frank Lamasure; Numerals - Frank Lamasure. First Day of Sale: July 1, 1936. Issue: 1936 - Third Duck Stamp. Quantity Sold: 603,623.
Inscription: Front - "U.S. Department of Agriculture. Void after June 30, 1937. Migratory Bird Hunting Stamp. $1."
Richard E. Bishop
Etching of Canada Geese by Richard E. Bishop, famous for his waterfowl paintings and etchings. The design illustrates the use of leg bands on birds to trace their migratory patterns. (Deceased)
Content taken from the Duck Stamp Collection. The Duck Stamp Collection was originally printed in a loose-leaf, hole-punched format that was available for sale through the U.S. Government Printing Office (GPO) and updated annually. The document is no longer in print.