Marginal Markings Committee

 

Plate Position

 

 

 

 

Design Elements

 

The position of a plate, or of a pane within a plate, has been identified by marginal markings. Also a lesser known marking has been used to position a plate on the press 

 

A.  Letter 'R' - Designates the right side of a plate .

 

B.  Position Pane - Identifies from which position on which size sheet the pane came .

 

 

Plate Identification

 

Production Markings

 

Inscriptions

 

 

 

                                                

SUBJECT REFERENCES

 

Doug D’Avino, The Encyclopedia of United States Stamp Collecting:  Marginal Markings, The United States Specialist, Vol 75, September 2004, pg 389-406.