Federal Duck Stamp Gallery
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."
Acrylic painting of a snow goose flying over a marsh at dawn's first light by Daniel Smith of Bozeman, Mont. 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.