California Department of Fish and Wildlife

Duck Stamp Art

1977 California Duck Stamp

1977 CA duck stamp - pencil sketch of cinnamon teal ducks

ARTIST: Paul B. Johnson
DESIGN: Cinnamon Teal
IMAGE SIZE: 5.5” x 8.25”
PRINT EDITIONS:
  Regular 500
  Executive 150
  Executive Series, Years 1971-1977 150
ABOUT THE ART: Paul B. Johnson was the California Department of Fish and Wildlife’s wildlife artist, creating illustrations for publications as well as designing duck, pheasant and fishing stamps. The original pencil sketch is owned by a private collector.
STAMPS:
  Number printed: 375,000 in 1977; 75,000 in 1978 to reflect price increase
  Denomination: $1 in 1977; $5 in 1978
  Expiration date: June 30, 1978
  Number sold: 450,000