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1988-1989

1988 Federal Duck Stamp


Plates Issued: Intaglio - (front - back) #180059-1 Black; Offset - #180184-1 - Magenta, #180185-1 - Yellow, #180186-1 - Cyan, #180187-1 - Blue, #180188-1 - Black, #66978 - Black, (back - a flexo plate). Colors: Front - Magenta, Yellow, Cyan, Blue, Black. Back - Black. Designer/Modeler: Frank J. Waslick. Engraver: Vignette - Thomas R. Hipschen; Frame - N/A; Letters - Gary J. Slaght; Numerals - Gary J. Slaght. First Day of Sale: July 1, 1988. Issue: 1988 - Fifty-fifth Duck Stamp (second $10 stamp). Quantity Sold: 1,403,005

Inscription: Front - "U.S. Department of the Interior. Void after June 30, 1989. Migratory Bird Hunting and Conservation Stamp. $10. Snow Goose." Back - "Take Pride in America, Buy Duck Stamps, Save Wetlands. Send in all bird bands. Sign your Duck Stamp. It is unlawful to hunt waterfowl unless you sign your name in ink on the face of this stamp."


Daniel Smith

Acrylic painting of a Snow Goose flying over a marsh at dawn's first light by Daniel Smith, 523 Lexington Drive, Bozeman, Montana 59715. Daniel Smith is a freelance artist who has earned many honors in the wildlife art world, from winning numerous State stamp design competitions to illustrating pages of National Geographic's Guide to North American Birds.

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.