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1963 Federal Duck Stamp

Plates Issued: Intaglio (front) - #168269, #168273; Offset (back) - #55048. Colors: Front - Blue, Yellow, and Black; Back - Black. Designer/Modeler: William K. Schrage. Engravers: Vignette - Charles A. Brooks; Frame - William R. Burnell; Letters - William R. Burnell; Numerals - William R. Burnell. First Day of Sale: July 1, 1963. Issue: 1963 - Thirtieth Duck Stamp (fifth $3 stamp). Quantity Sold: 1,448,191.

Inscription: Front - "U.S. Department of the Interior. Void after June 30, 1964. Migratory Bird Hunting Stamp. $3. Brant." 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 J. Bierly

Black and white watercolor drawing of American Brant (now known as Brant) by Edward J. Bierly, his second win. (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.