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1960-1961

1960 Federal Duck Stamp

Plates Issued: Intaglio - #167498, #167503; Offset (back) - #54204. Color: Front - Yellow, Brown, and Blue; Back - Black. Designer/Modeler: Robert L. Miller. Engravers: Vignette - Charles A. Brooks; Frame - N/A; Letters - George A. Payne; Numerals - George A. Payne. First Day of Sale: July 1, 1960. Issue: 1960 - Twenty-seventh Stamp (second $3 stamp). Quantity Sold: 1,725,634

Inscription: Front - "U.S. Department of the Interior. Void after June 30, 1961. Migratory Bird Hunting Stamp $3. Wildlife Needs Water: Preserve Wetlands. Redhead Ducks." Back - "Duck Stamps dollars buy wetlands to perpetuate waterfowl. It is unlawful to hunt waterfowl unless you sign your name in ink on the face of this stamp."


John A. Ruthven

Black and white watercolor drawing of Redheads by John A. Ruthven, Dr. Faul Road, Georgetown, Ohio 45121, winner of several lithographers awards.

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.