Plates Issued: Intaglio - #146271, #146282. Color: Brown. Designer/Modeler: Victor S. McCloskey, Jr. Engravers: Vignette - Charles A. Brooks; Frame - Axel W. Christensen; Letters - Axel W. Christensen; Numerals - Axel W. Christensen. First Day of Sale: July 1, 1941. Issue: 1941 - Eighth Duck Stamp. Quantity Sold: 1,439,967.
Inscription: Front - "U.S. Department of the Interior. Void after June 30, 1942. Migratory Bird Hunting Stamp. 1 $. "
Edwin R. Kalmbach
Black and white wash and tempera painting of Ruddy Ducks by Edwin R. Kalmbach, a noted scientist and conservationist. Mr. Kalmbach served as Director of the Fish and Wildlife Service's research laboratory at Denver, Colorado, until 1954. (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.