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1947 Federal Duck Stamp

PLATES ISSUED: Intaglio (front)- #159461, #159462, #159463, #159464; Offset (back) - #47510. Colors: Front - Black; Back - Black. Designer/Modeler: Victor S. McCloskey, Jr. Engravers: Vignette - Arthur W. Dintaman; Frame - Axel W. Christensen; Letters - Axel W. Christensen; Numerals - Axel W. Christensen; First Day of Sale: July 1, 1947. Issue: 1947 - Fourteenth Duck Stamp. Quantity Sold: 1,722,677.

Inscription: Front - "U.S. Department of the Interior. Void after June 30, 1948. migratory Bird Hunting Stamp. $1." Back - "It is unlawful to hunt waterfowl unless you sign your name in ink on the face of the stamp."

Jack Murray

Wash and tempera painting of Snow Geese by Jack Murray, formerly art director for Outdoors Magazine, Saltwater Sportsman, Child Life, and Open Road for Boys. (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.