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Mining Industries of Canada

Stamp Info

Name Value
Date of Issue September 5, 1957
Year 1957
Quantity 25,600,000
Perforation or Dimension 12
Printer Canadian Bank Note Company, Limited.
Postal Administration Canada

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About Stamp

The Sixth Commonwealth Mining and Metallurgical Congress convened on 8th September, 1957, at Vancouver, B.C. During this event of international significance, delegates travelled from Vancouver to Halifax to visit mining areas and metallurgical and related industrial plants. Miner working underground with a pneumatic drill. This design emphasizes the importance of mining in the nation's economy, and the issue pays tribute to the progress in Canadian mining and to the employees in the entire industry.


Designed by Alfred Joseph Casson. Picture engraved by Yves Baril.

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Patrick, Douglas and Mary Patrick. Canada's Postage Stamps. Toronto, McClelland and Stewart Limited, 1964, p. 108-109.

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