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1964-1965

1964 Federal Duck Stamp

Plates Issued: Intaglio (front) - #168629, #168630; Offset (back) - #55048. Colors: Front - Blue, Yellow, and Black; Back - Black. Designer/Modeler: Robert L. Miller. Engravers: Vignette - Arthur W. Dintaman; Frame - William R. Burnell; Letters - William R. Burnell; Numerals - William R. Burnell. First Day of Sale: July 1, 1964. Issue: 1964 - Thirty-first Duck Stamp (sixth $3 stamp). Quantity Sold: 1,573,155.

Inscription: Front - "U.S. Department of the Interior. Void after June 30, 1965. Migratory Bird Hunting Stamp. $3. Nene Goose." 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."


Stanley Stearns

Black and white watercolor drawing of Nene Geese in their Hawaiian habitat by Stanley Stearns, 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.