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Stylized Maple Leaf

Maple Leaf

Stamp Info

Name Value
Date of Issue December 28, 1998
Year 1998
Quantity 2,250,000
Perforation or Dimension Diecut, imperforate = Découpé à l'emporte-pièce, non dentelé
Series Maple Leaf
Series Time Span 1998
Printer Avery Dennison Corporation.
Postal Administration Canada

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Stamp Price Values

Condition Name Avg Value
Mint - Never Hinged - Very Fine Only available to paid users
Used - Very Fine Only available to paid users
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ATM Booklet of 18 Stamps

Quantity Produced - 125,000
Current Purchase Price: Only available to paid users
Original Purchase Price: $8.28
Perforation: Imperforate
Printing Process: Lithography
Tagging: None
Paper: Fluorescent Coated Paper
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Official First Day Cover

Quantity Produced - Unknown
Cancellation Location: Ottawa ON
Perforation: Imperforate
Printing Process: Lithography
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About Stamp

Recognized as a Canadian symbol since 1700, the maple leaf was formally adopted as a national emblem in 1860 for use in festivities linked to the visit of the Prince of the Wales. In 1868, it appeared on the coats of arms granted to Québec and Ontario and, by the early 1920's, adorned Canada's coat of arms.

This year, the maple leaf will appear on four new definitives: a domestic-rate ($0.46) ATM issue, a second-step domestic-rate ($0.73) stamp, a U.S.-rate ($0.55) stamp, and an international-rate ($0.95) stamp. The international-rate stamp features a montage of warm colours: a green maple leaf, gold border and orange background. The new Maple Leaf OFDC's were cancelled in Ottawa.


Designed by Bernhard Mueller

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