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1969-1970

1969 Federal Duck Stamp

Plates Issued: Intaglio (front) - #170765, #170767; Offset - (back, new design) - #58026. Colors: Front - Brown, Red, and Blue; Back - Black. Designer/Modeler: Howard C. Mildner. Engravers: Vignette - Edward R. Felver; Frame - Albert Saavedra, Letters - Albert Saavedra; Numerals - Albert Saavedra. First Day of Sale: July 1, 1969. Issue: 1969 - Thirty-sixth Duck Stamp (eleventh $3 stamp). Quantity Sold: 2,072,108.

Inscription: Front - "U.S. Department of the Interior. Void after June 30, 1970. Migratory Bird Hunting Stamp. $3. White-Winged Scoters." Back - "Buy Duck Stamps. Save Wetlands. Send in all bird bands. Sign your duck stamp."


Maynard Reece

Black and white wash drawing of White-winged Scoters by Maynard Reece, the first person to win the contest four times.

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.