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1962-1963

1962 Federal Duck Stamp

Plates Issued: Intaglio (front) - #168073; Offset (back) - #55048. Colors: Front - Black, Blue, and Brown; Back - Black. Designer/Modeler: Robert L. Miller. Engravers: Vignette - Richard M. Bower; Frame - William R. Burnell; Letters - William R. Burnell; Numerals - William R. Burnell. First Day of Sale: July 1, 1962. Issue: 1962 - Twenty-ninth Duck Stamp (fourth $3 stamp). Quantity Sold: 1,147,212

Inscription: Front - "U.S. Department of the Interior. Void after June 30, 1963. Migratory Bird Hunting Stamp. $3. Pintails." 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."


Edward A. Morris

Black and white wash drawing of Pintails (now known as Northern Pintails) by Edward A. Morris, 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.