Omaha(USA)The National Duck Stamp Collectors Society, the only stamp society devoted to duck and conservation stamps,as released its third Society stamp.The 2011 stamp features a painting of Barrow’s goldeneye’s by three-time federal duck stamp artist Joe Hautman. The painting is owned by Bob and Rita Dumaine, who, with the artists permission, donated the use to the Society for the stamp. The previous two issues also feature Hautman brothers artwork, the 2009 stamp pictured canvasbacks by Bob Hautman and the 2010 issue featured pintails by Jim Hautman. The previous issues are still available from the NDSCS.
Stamps are issued in sheets of 12, and are $5 each, artist signed singles are $10 each, full sheets are available for $50. Shipping and handling is $2 per order or $5 for a sheet order. Postal insurance is optional and extra. Orders can be placed on line at NDSCS.org or by mail: NDSCS Stamp, c/o Dr. Ira Cotton, 9939 Broadmoor Rd., Omaha, NE 68114-4926.The National Duck Stamp Collectors Society was formed in 1992, founded by Bob Dumaine. The purpose of the NDSCS is to promote and encourage the study of migratory bird hunting and conservation stamps. For more information or to join the society, visit their web site: ndscs.org