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1968-1969

1968 Federal Duck Stamp

Plates Issued: Intaglio (front) - #170436, #170443; Offset - #57501(back, new design). Color: Front - Black, Brown, and Green; Back - Black. Designer/Modeler: Leonard E. Buckley. Engravers:Vignette - Arthur W. Dintaman; Frame - Robert G. Culin, Letters - Robert G. Culin; Numerals - Robert G. Culin. First Day of Sale: July 1, 1968. Issue: 1968 - Thirty-fifth duck Stamp (tenth $3 stamp). Quantity Sold: 1,837,139.

Inscription: Front - "U.S. Deaprtment of the Interior. Void after June 30, 1969. Migratory Bird hunting Stamp. $3. Hooded Mergansers." Back - "Buy Duck Stamps. Save Wetlands. Send in all bird bands. Sign your duck stamp."


Claremont Gale Pritchard

Black and white wash drawing of Hooded Mergansers by Claremont Gale Pritchard. The artist joined the Nebraska Game and Parks Commission in 1948 as a staff illustrator. (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.