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Six Original Sketches by FDR for Stamp Designs : Original Sketch

 

3c Byrd Antarctic Expedition Small Die Proof, 1933
3c Byrd Antarctic Expedition Small Die Proof, 1933
  Above: 3c Byrd Antarctic Expedition Sketch by FDR, 1933
To help support Richard Byrd’s second expedition to Antarctica, President Roosevelt approved a stamp as partial payment for mail to the special post office in Little America. After rejecting four designs, FDR sketched a map with routes of Byrd’s expeditions.
Left: 3c Byrd Antarctic Expedition Small Die Proof, 1933
 
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