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1985 Federal Duck Stamp

Plates Issued: Intaglio - (front - back) #174343, #174350. Offset - #65442 - Yellow, #65443 - Cinnamon, #65444 - Gray, #65445 - Black, #64188 - Black (back). Colors: Front - Yellow, Cinnamon, Gray, Black; Back - Black. Designer/Modeler: V. Jack Ruther. Engraver: Vignette - John S. Wallace, Jr.; Frame - N/A; Letters - John S. Wallace, Jr.; Numerals - John S. Wallace, Jr. First Day of Sale: July 1, 1985. Issue: 1985 - Fifty-second Duck Stamp (seventh $7.50 stamp). Quantity Sold: 1,779,928.

Inscription: Front - "U.S. Department of the Interior. Void after June 30, 1986. Migratory Bird Hunting and Conservation Stamp. $7.50. Cinnamon Teal." 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."

Gerald Mobley

Watercolor painting of a drake Cinnamon Teal by Gerald Mobley, 1110 South Chestnut, Broken Arrow, Oklahoma 74012. Mobley also won the 1983 and 1985 Oklahoma waterfowl competition.

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