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1951-1952

1951 Federal Duck Stamp

Plates Issued: Intaglio (front) - #162125, #162126, #162127, #162128; Offset (back) - #47510. Colors: Front - Dark gray; Back - Black. Designer/Modeler: William K. Schrage. Engravers: Vignette - Richard M. Bower; Frame - Reuben K. Barrick; Letters - Reuben K. Barrick; Numerals - Reuben K. Barrick. First Day of Sale: July 1, 1951. Issue: 1951 - Eighteenth Duck Stamp (third $2 stamp). Quantity Sold: 2,167,767.

Inscription: Front - "U.S. Department of the Interior. Void after June 30, 1952. Migratory Bird Hunting Stamp. $2." Back - "It is unlawful to hunt waterfowl unless you singe your name in ink on the face of this stamp."


Maynard Reece

Black and white wash and tempera drawing of Gadwalls by Maynard Reece, his second win.

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.