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1945 Federal Duck Stamp

Plates Issued: Intaglio - #157248, #157249. Color: Black. Designer/Modeler: Victor S. McCloskey, Jr. Engravers: Vignette - Matthew D. Fenton; Frame - John S. Edmondson; Letters - John S. Edmondson; Numerals - John S. Edmondson. First Day of Sale: July 1, 1945. Issue: 1945- Twelth Duck Stamp. Quantity Sold: 1,725,505.

Inscription: Front - "U.S. Department of the Interior. Void after June 30, 1946. Migratory Bird Hunting Stamp. $1."

Owen J. Gromme

Black and white wash painting of Shovelers (now known as Northern Shovelers) by Owen J. Gromme, formerly Curator of Birds and Mammals at the Milwaukee Public Museum. (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.