Family of Ruddy Ducks, First and Second Editions (RW8).
Etchings, First edition with ducks swimming right to left
(mirror of the issued design and the Second edition print), signed E. R. Kalmbach
in pencil with "Duck Stamp Design, 1941"
in pencil at bottom left, image area 223 x 166mm, "BFK" watermarked paper size 336 x 257mm, a few faint thin spots outside the design, Second edition with ducks swimming left to right as normal, image area 229 x 181mm, paper size 305 x 245mm, signed E. R. Kalmbach in pencil at bottom right and "Migratory Bird Hunting Stamp 1941-42"
in pencil at bottom left, bright and fresh
VERY FINE PAIR OF PRINTS. THE FIRST EDITION 1941 FEDERAL HUNTING PERMIT PRINT, WITH DUCKS SWIMMING RIGHT TO LEFT, IS EXTREMELY RARE.
This is the first example of the First edition we have encountered. It is reported that approximately 100 of each edition were printed, but we suspect the First edition is more rare than that.
Combined Stearns and Fink value $6,500.00
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