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The skills of hand-carved sculptors record in these columns "frequently appearing when reporting new stamp issues", the subject of the February column.
About the work of the Washington bank banknote sculptor Association.
Its members work at the Bureau of Engraving and Printing, a US stamp and currency producer.
The column focuses on the artisan souvenirs that the guild has prepared for the souvenir project of the International League of flat-panel printers, molds and sculptors, and the Guild is one of the units.
The union held its 1946 Congress in Washington, where it inserted about 10 × 8 inch commemorative cards with four scenes printed on the Washington website.
Two are horizontal views, two are vertical views, and they have the same measurements: 51mm x 36mm horizontally;
36mm x 51mm (vertical)
About 2 inch by 1 inch).
This card was the predecessor of some souvenirs, as they were made by the Bureau of Engraving and Printing itself, or for the Old Post Office Department of the current postal department.
The stamps were welcomed by stamp collectors.
Although the later issue board simulated American stamps and simulated foreign stamps in one example, the original bank note sculptor Association souvenir did not depict the actual stamp design or even prose.
The advertisement depicted on 1946 cards is the National Art Museum in "light purple;
The green Washington Monument, the gray Capitol building;
And the Washington Cathedral in reddishorange.
Their respective colors reflect the change of the seasons.
Lavender in winter.
Spring is green, gray in the shower in summer and red in autumn.
Advertising these 1946 souvenirs received such high praise that when the union met again in Washington on 1951, the card was reprinted in a different color, and the gallery was the dark green Capitol, the blue Monument and the Brown orange Cathedral.
In both cases, about 800 cards were made (
Not 200 as mentioned earlier).
On 1954, the Philadelphia National Philatelic Museum re-issued cards of nearly original colors (
It is now part of the Museum of philately collected by Cardinal Spelman of Regis College in Weston, Massachusetts. )
For distribution (200 copies)
At the dinner at the memorial museum stamp design exhibition
Museum cards, in small unlined upper case letters, souvenirs designed, carved and printed by members, bureaus, carved and printed through popular requests with copyright symbols below, engraved and printed/reissued, inserted into a folder with the words "Washington City"/souvenir sheet/provided by the Washington, D. C. Bank bill Carving AssociationC.
/Commemorative/stamp design show/Saturday, March 13, 1954/National Philatelic Museum of Philadelphia.
"The package is enclosed in an envelope with the same words on it.
The folder and envelope fonts are larger sans serif fonts.
In 1965, the 71 General Assembly of the Union also reflected once again the popularity of cards in washing.
Ton, when three of orig inai's four designs (
National Gallery, Capitol building and Washington Cathedral)
For making another commemorative card (10͕⅛×8 inches)
This time is multi-colored.
1966 Session of the sixth international postal fair (SIPEX)
Staged in Washington, a 9x7-inch color souvenir card was made with this pattern, and another black and white card produced by the American Banknote Company depicted a gold miner who rested.
The scene carving in Washington will be officially used.
With the permission of the Union, the 1966 SIPEX card pattern was used as a souvenir of the Presidium at the 1969 stamp show, which marks 200 anniversary of California's settlement, held in SANDIPEX;
On another 1969 show in Fresno, California
Coin Fair. [
At the same time, there are two ice Department souvenirs at the international postal fair, a free gift card from the 1960 Barcelona International Postal fair in Spain, depicting the situation.
Introduction to the 2c Columbia Expo in 1893;
At the international exhibition EFIMEX in Mexico City, a 1968 giveaway, this card depicts an episode of a $1 cow in the design of the Mississippi 1898 storm.
We have to look back now, last. as of now)
The scene in Washington has already appeared.
The new view is once again on the commemorative card of the trade union 1955 conference in Washington.
The Association of bank bill sculptors printed by two local international flat-panel printers, mold workers and North American sculptors, and the biological sculpture design is a sculpture created by four Americans (
This is part of Washington.
The Lincoln statue was met by Daniel Chester French MONU in the Lincoln Memorial, in blue and orange colors, which seemed to come from glowing light.
Next to it is the Puck statue of Brenda Putnam, light green with orange borders, standing in front of the west of the Folger Shakespeare Library.
To the right of the Parker statue is the James Earl Fraser sculpture, which represents the guardian of our national heritage, in the archives building.
On the far right is St. Augustine.
Mrs. Gao's Monument
Henry Adams, sometimes referred to as "sorrow", is also interpreted as "peace of God" or "mystery ".
Here is an introduction to the souvenir insert page (10% x 9 inches)
It states that it represents "the adventure of two-color concave printing, and the difficulties that come with the achievement in the process of plate printing.
Three of these designs are solved by applying more or less traditional methods, but "Lincoln" is colored according to the light ruling.
Different colors are achieved by transferring eight molds in different combinations on four printed plates and coloring each plate with different colors.
Design dimensions except Lincoln (36mm x 50mm)
It's 37mm x 50mm.
The designers, picture and letter sculptors are as follows: Lincoln: Charles R.
Chick Grove and Richard M.
George A ballPayne. Puck: Robert L.
Miller and Arthur W.
Ding taming at Howard Sharp price
Guardian: William K.
Schag and Matthew D. Fen. ton, Robert J. Jones. Sadness: Victor.
McClusky and William O.
Charles A markBrooks (ornament), Charles A. Smith.
The introduction of the souvenir includes a relief replica of Felix de Weldon's US Marine Corps War Memorial, adapted from a photo taken by Joseph Rosenthal of the flag raising of sulfur Nest Island during World War II.
The golden relief carving is the work of Egesto. Ligi;
The full-color embossed banner is the work of Reuben K. Herrick.
As we all know, there are no further copies of these 1955 cards.
As shown below is the title created by the sculptor Guild on the dinner menu of the convention.
The actual size of Alinost reflects their classic craftsmanship.
The columnist is again responsible for James A's data.
Conion, director of the Bureau of Engraving and Printing; Michael L.
E. Factory, director, Management Service DepartmentE. &P. ;
And Walter J.
Smith, Mount Vernon, New YorkY.
He served as secretary of the North American International League of flat-panel printers, die presses and sculptors.
Montgomery Ward marks the centenary birth of revolutionary Alan Montgomery Ward this year.
In 1872®The idea of selling goods by mail.
Later this year, the Ministry of postal affairs will issue a stamp commemorating the founding of the United Nations University of Chatham. J.
The merchant, born at the mail house in Chicago, whose name has been released and whose catalogue has become a legend in American folklore.
In 1875, after offering some single items to grangers of animal husbandry, farmers and mechanics, Montgomery Ward
The first catalogue of books was released.
Unlike its huge 1972 pairs, the 1875 catalog measures 3x5 inch and is easy to fit into one palm.
About an ounce.
It is reported that its 72-page binding on slightly heavier blue cardboard is the first catalogue to guarantee the safety of its goods and provides a refund guarantee.
There are many offers for household goods, including customers of animal husbandry officials (
Pipe style)hats, at $1. 25;
The price of colored cotton for women, farm cars and bourbon is $1. 70 a gallon (
6 gallon barrels).
A copy of this catalogue is available to the collector.
13, by sending a seal and address envelope of 16 cents to the public messageO.
Box 8339 Chicago60680.
A version of the file was printed on page D32, New York edition, on March 19, 1972, with the title: stamp.