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Hunting Permit stamps, 1959-1986

The federal hunting permit fee was $3 from 1959-1972, and was raised to $5 for the period 1972-1979 and to $7.50 for the period 1979-1987.

Scott RW26, 1960 date (issued 1959), $3, plate number 167109

Scott RW27, 1961, $3, plate number 167498

Scott RW27 var, $3, design missing due to foldover or obstruction, plate number (1475)03

Scott RW28, 1962, $3, plate number 167772

Scott RW29, 1963, $3, plate number 168073

Scott RW30, 1964, $3, plate number 168269

Scott RW31, 1965, $3, plate number 168629

This was the last duck stamp with top/bottom plate numbers. All others have plate numbers in the corners.

Scott RW32, 1966, $3, plate number 168790

Scott RW33, 1967, $3, plate number 169058

Scott RW34, 1968, $3, plate number 169487

Scott RW35, 1969, $3, plate number 170436

Scott RW36, 1970, $3, plate number 170765

Scott RW37, 1971, $3, plate number 171165

Scott RW38, 1972, $3, plate number 171586

Scott RW39, 1973, $5, plate number 171862

Scott RW40, 1974, $5, plate number 172101

Scott RW41, 1975, $5, plate number 172505

Scott RW41 var, 1975, $5, red, brown and black color shifts, plate number 172505

Scott RW42, 1976, $5, plate number 172775

Scott RW42 var, $5, brown mis-registered, yellow very weak, plate number 172777

Image courtesy of the Philatelic Foundation.

Scott RW43, 1977, $5, plate number 173030

Scott RW44, 1978, $5, plate number 173205

Scott RW45, 1979, $5, plate number 173331

Scott RW46, 1980, $7.50, plate number 173422

Scott RW47, 1981, $7.50, plate number 173493

Scott RW48, 1982, $7.50, plate number 173572

Scott RW49, 1983, $7.50, plate number 173669

Scott RW49 var, orange omitted error, plate number 173672

Scott RW50, 1984, $7.50, plate number 173767

The plate numbers are properly aligned on the upper positions.

Scott RW50, 1984, $7.50, plate number 173767

The plate numbers are out of alignment on all of the lower positions.

Scott RW51, 1985 date, $7.50, plate number 173871

Scott RW51 var, 1985 date, $7.50, plate number 173871

A special printing was made to commemorate 50 years of hunting permit stamps. Additional control numbers appears in the selvage.

Image courtesy of the Philatelic Foundation.

Scott RW52, 1986, $7.50, plate number 174343

Scott RW53, 1987, $7.50, plate number 176844, paired with

Scott RW53a, black omitted error, one of only two plate number positions known

 

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