3¢ Blue Green
Rotary Press Printing - Perf. 11 x 10 ½
Scott #1005 - 1952
Current Value = less than $1

Used stamps are worth less than 25 cents


Issued: Springfield, OH - January 15th, 1952

First Day Cover (Dorothy Knapp hand painted)

Plate Size: Sheets of 200 (4 panes of 50) on electric eye plates.

Pane of 50

Printer: The Bureau of Printing and Engraving

Watermark: USPS, single lined

Quantity Issued: 115,945,000

What you should look for

Look for blocks of four or six,
MNH with the plate number as shown above.
Do not bother investing in graded stamps as they
only depreciate for this year.


The Inspiration for the Design

4-H Parade of Champions, 1952

Varieties to look for

There are no varities of #279

The Essay's and Proofs

Large Die Proof on India
Die sunk on 202 x 151mm card

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