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Panama Canal Commemorative USS San Diego Intaglio Print

Panama Canal Commemorative USS San Diego Intaglio Print Image
Price: $22.50
Item Number: 49252

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First Day of Sale: March 24, 2015 – 8:00 A.M. ET (Price: $22.50)  The Bureau of Engraving and Printing (BEP) is pleased to introduce “USS San Diego,” the second of three prints in the Panama Canal Commemorative Intaglio Print Program.  This intaglio print focuses on the 100th anniversary of the celebration of the opening of the Panama Canal.  The “USS San Diego” print features a compilation of images representative of the 1915 World’s Fair in San Francisco and the 1915 Panama-California Exposition in San Diego.  It also features two Panama-Pacific Exposition issued postage stamp images.

Description of Images:

•Top Right – “Medallion Portrait of Vasco Nunez de Balboa.”  Engraved in 1915 by Louis S. Schofield and Joachim C. Benzing.

•Center – “Cruiser – U.S.S. San Diego,” Engraved in 1915 by Marcus W. Baldwin (cruiser) and Louis K. Siggons (lettering).

•Bottom Right –1c Panama Canal Commemorative Stamp, Series 1913 (Vasco Nunez de Balboa).  Issued on January 1, 1913, San Francisco, California.  Engraved in 1912 by John Eissler (portrait), Edward M. Hall (lettering), and Louis S. Schofield (frame).

•Bottom Right – 2c Panama Canal Commemorative Stamp, Series 1913 (Pedro Miguel Locks, Panama Canal). Issued on January 18, 1913, San Francisco, California. Engraved in 1912 by Marcus W. Baldwin (vignette), Edward M. Hall lettering), and Louis S. Schofield (frame).

This print is 8” x 10” in size.

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