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1983 Federal Duck Stamp

Plates Issued: Intaglio - (front - black) #173765, #173767 ; Offset - #64566 - Orange, #64567 - Gray, #64568 - Blue, #64569 - Brown, # 60439 - Black (back). Colors: Front - Orange, Gray, Blue, Brown, and Black; Back - Black. Designer/Modeler: Clarence Holbert. Engravers: Vignette - Kenneth Kipperman; Frame - N/A; Letters - Robert G. Culin, Sr.; Numerals - Robert G. Culin, Sr. First Day of Sale: July 1, 1983. Issue: 1983 - Fiftieth Duck Stamp (fifth $7.50 stamp). Quantity Sold: 1,867,998

Inscription: Front - "U.S. Department of the Interior. Void after June 30, 1984. Migratory Bird Hunting and Conservation Stamp. $7.50. Pintails." 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."

Phil V. Scholer

Acrylic painting of a pair of Pintail Ducks (now known as Northern Pintails) on water by Phil V. Scholer, RR1, Box 142, Kasson, Minnesota 55944. Mr. Scholer is a freelance wildlife artist.

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.