He served as consultant and administrator for the Duck Stamp contest and painted three huge wildlife murals for the Interior Building in Washington, D. In recognition of his ability, he received three Meritorious Awards from the Department of the Interior. Hines was a man with great personal charm, and a deceptively relaxed almost sleepy manner. He was married with three children.
He enjoyed hunting, fishing and photography in his spare time. The four stamps in the series are Wild Turkey, Pronghorn Antelope, King Salmon, and Whooping Crane. The British philatelic press selected the crane stamp as one of the ten best stamps in the world for 1957. Which was published by the he Bureau of Sport Fisheries and Wildlife.
He has also done illustrations for. The Upland, Game Hunters Bible. Picture Primer of Attracting Birds.
By the Outdoor Writers Association of America. Both publications of the Bureau of Sport Fisheries and Wildlife. Hines' drawings and paintings have been reproduced by conservation magazines in every state in the union, in Canada and even in the Soviet Union. Hines died November 6, 1994 in Falls Church, Virginia.The item "BOB HINES ACTUAL FEDERAL DUCK HUNTING STAMPS RW13, RW15, RW16, RW20, RW35, RW37-39" is in sale since Sunday, August 20, 2017. This item is in the category "Stamps\United States\Back of Book\Duck Stamps". The seller is "mjaffe" and is located in Vancouver, Washington. This item can be shipped worldwide.