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Collins FDC Catalog

96-11

96-11 / NC14

North Carolina 1996

Pintails by Rob Leslie


Fred's Anecdotal Note


1996 NORTH CAROLINA


In the low country of eastern North Carolina, a raccoon has wandered to the side of a meandering brook. It is fall and his coat is bushy and full in anticipation of the winter ahead. Staring at the coon from across the narrow ribbon of water is a pintail drake standing amid fallen autumn leaves. I am very pleased how the scene and colors came together in this hand-painted cachet.


A large Raleigh postmark ties the $5.00 stamp to the envelope. Serial numbers used were 4501 to 4650.


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