Plates Issued: Intaglio (front) - #164744, #164745, #164746, #164747; Offset (new plate design) - #52412 . Colors: Front - Black; Back - Black. Designer/Modeler: Victor S. McCloskey, Jr. Engravers: Vignette - Matthew D. Fenton; Frame - George L. Huber; Letters - George L. Huber; Numerals - George L. Hubers. First Day of Sale: July 1, 1954. Issue: 1954 - Twenty-First Duck Stamp (sixth $2 stamp). Quantity Sold: 2,184,550.
Inscription: Front - "U.S. Department of the Interior. Void after June 30, 1955. Migratory Bird hunting Stamp. $2. Ring-necked Duck." Back - "It is unlawful to hunt waterfowl unless you sig nyour name in ink on the face of this stamp."
Harvey Dean Sandstrom
Black and white watercolor of Ring-necked Ducks by Harvey Dean Sandstrom, 4659 West Pioneer Road, Duluth, Minnesota 55803. Harvey Dean Sandstrom is a commercial and wildlife artist.
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.