Plates Issued: Offset/microprinting,"USPS" Colors: Black, Cyan, Magenta,Yellow, Invisible Fluorescent Artist: James Hautman, Chaska, MN, Modeler: Joseph Sheeran Art Director: Laurie Shaffer,FWS Printer: Ashton Potter (USA) Ltd. (APU) Printed At: Williamsville, NY Press Type: Stevens, Vari-Size Security First Day of Sale: June 24, 2011, Bass Pro Shops, Outdoor World, Katy Mills Mall, Katy, Texas 77494 Issue: Seventy-eighth Federal Duck Stamp, Water-activated gum (WAG) $15.00, Item 334400,Quantity 100,000. Pressure-Sensitive Adhesive (PSA) Item 334500, Quantity 2,060,000 Sold: N/A.
and Production Sheets: WAG or PSA.
Back - Barcode: (334400) all four positions. Verso-text behind each stamp.
In 1990, at age 25, James Hautman became the youngest ever to win the prestigious Federal Duck Stamp Contest. The 2010 Federal Duck Stamp Contest marks his fourth win. James also won the contest in 1990, 1995 and 1999.
In addition to his four Federal Duck Stamp wins, he has painted more
than 20 state conservation stamp designs and the 1990 Australian duck stamp. In 1991 he was named Ducks Unlimited
International Artist of the Year and recently won the award again in 2010 with his painting “First Light- Canvasbacks”.