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Cachetmakers Contest
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Benjamin Franklin
Printed Art Single Color:  Mechanically reproduced (by means other than computer) using a single color of ink.
Benjamin Franklin
Lorraine E. Bailey
Mars Rover
Printed Art Multiple Colors:  Mechanically reproduced using more than one color of ink.
Mars Rover
David Bennett
Classic American Aircraft
Best Se-Tenant:  Open to all forms of production, sets of two or more items from the same sheet of stamps.
Classic American Aircraft
Donald J. Sundman
1997 Duck
Best Duck Cover:  Open to all forms of production.
1997 Duck
Thomas O'Hagan
Mother Theresa
Mother Theresa
Florence Villasenor
Best Event:  NOT a first day of issue; open to all forms of production.
Most Unusual Cover:  This area includes a broad spectrum of esoteric items with anything unusual in design, format, shape or materials used. At least ten or more of the item must have been produced in order to be eligible. Bugs Bunny
Bugs Bunny
David Bennet
Heluva Covers
Rookie of the Year:  The cachetmaker who has shown the greatest promise for the future. This category requires the submission of at least three covers from different dates, but these covers do not have to be "first cachets."
Best Cover by a Junior Collector:  Age 15 and younger. Marilyn Monroe
Marilyn Monroe
Gina Marie Celli
Some of these award-winning first day covers will be featured on the cover of the 1999 Scott U.S. FDC Catalogue.

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