Duck Stamp 1987-1988
Arthur G. Anderson (1935-2019)
Acrylic painting of three redheads flying low over water in late afternoon by Arthur G. Anderson of Onalaska, Wisconsin. Anderson is a freelance artist and collector of antique cars. In addition to waterfowl, Anderson likes to paint bald eagles, white-tailed deer, and other species inhabiting the area near his home.
Plates Issued: Intaglio - (front-back) 178171-1 (Web printing from intaglio sleeve*); Offset - #178206-1 - Orange, #178207-1 - Yellow, #178208-1 - Light blue, #178209-1 - Brown, #178210-1 - Dark blue, #178286-1 - Black (back). Colors: Front - Orange, Yellow, Lght blue, Brown, Dark blue, Black. Back - Black. Designer/Modeler: Esther Porter. Engravers: Vignette - John S. Wallace, Jr.; Frame - N/A; Letters - Gary J. Slaght; Numerals - Gary J. Slaght. First Day of Sale: July 1, 1987. Issue: 1987 - Fifty-fourth Duck Stamp (first $10 stamp). Quantity Sold: 1,663,470
*first time a sleeve was used instead of a plate.
Inscription: Front - "U.S. Department of the Interior. Void after June 30, 1988. Migratory Bird Hunting and Conservation Stamp. $10. Redhead Ducks." 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."
Images of the stamp are copyrighted. To use the image on a product that will be produced and sold, you must apply for, and be accepted as, a Licensee. <https://www.fws.gov/service/license-duck-stamps-or-junior-duck-stamp-imagery>
Arthur G. Anderson/USFWS
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