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1939 Federal Duck Stamp

Plates Issued: Intaglio - #141428. Color: Brown. Designer/Modeler: William K. Schrage. Engravers: Vignette - Matthew D. Fenton; Frame - William B. Wells; Letters - George L. Huber; Numerals - George L. Huber. First Day of Sale: July 1, 1939. Issue: 1939 - Sixth Duck Stamp. Quantity Sold: 1,111,561.

Inscription: Front - "U.S. Department of the Interior. Void after June 30, 1940. Migratory Bird Hunting Stamp. 1 Dollar." (Note: The Bureau of Biological Survey of the U.S. Department of Agriculture was transferred by Presidential order to the Department of the Interior on July 1, 1939. On July 1, 1940, the Bureau of Biological Survey and the Bureau of Fisheries were merged in the Department of the Interior to form the Fish and Wildlife Service.)

Lynn Bogue Hunt

Pencil drawing of Green-winged Teal by Lynn Bogue Hunt, one of America's foremost wildlife artists. His works were seen in numerous magazines and books. (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.