Plates Issued: Intaglio - (front, 2-color giori, black and green) #173029, #173030; Offset - (back) - #59742. Colors: Front - Black and Green; Back - Black. Designer/Modeler: Peter Cocci. Engravers: Vignette - Thomas R. Hipschin; Frame - Robert G. Culin, Sr.; Letters - Robert G. Culin, Sr. and Numerals - Robert G. Culin, Sr. First Day of Sale: July 1, 1976. Issue: 1976 - Fourty-third Duck Stamp (fifth $5 stamp). Quantity Sold: 2,170,194.
Inscription: Front - "U.S. Department of the Interior. Void after June 30, 1977. Migratory Bird Hunting Stamp. $5. Canada Geese." Back - "Buy Duck Stamps. Save wetlands. Send in all bird bands. Sing your Duck Stamp. It is unlawful to hunt waterfowl unless you sign your name in ink on the face of this stamp."
India ink scratchboard drawing of a pair of Canada Geese and their brood by Alderson Magee, 1940 Lakeshore Drive, Sagle, Idaho 83860.
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
document is no longer in print.