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King George V

Stamp Info

Name Value
Date of Issue November 5, 1930
Year 1930
Quantity 5,912,500
Perforation or Dimension 11
Printer British American Bank Note Company.
Postal Administration Canada

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Stamp Values/Prices (Beta Mode*)

Condition Name Avg Price
M-NH-VF Mint - Never Hinged - Very Fine
Mint - Never Hinged - Very Fine $13.00
M-NH-F Mint - Never Hinged - Fine
Mint - Never Hinged - Fine $5.25
M-NH-VG Mint - Never Hinged - Very Good
Mint - Never Hinged - Very Good $2.70
M-H-VF Mint - Hinged - Very Fine
Mint - Hinged - Very Fine $9.05
M-H-F Mint - Hinged - Fine
Mint - Hinged - Fine $4.95
M-H-VG Mint - Hinged - Very Good
Mint - Hinged - Very Good $1.80
M-NG-F Mint - No Gum - Fine
Mint - No Gum - Fine $2.25
U-VF Used - Very Fine
Used - Very Fine $7.40
U-F Used - Fine
Used - Fine $4.00
U-VG Used - Very Good
Used - Very Good $1.60
* Notes about these prices:
  • They are currently in beta mode, meaning that they should not be relied upon yet as a source of truth and could change frequently. Please notify PSG if you come across values that do not make sense.
  • They are not based on catalogue values but on current dealer and auction listings. The reason for this is that catalogues tend to over-value stamps.
  • They are average prices and might not be fully accurate. The actual value of your stamp may be slightly above or below the listed value, depending on the overall condition of your stamp.

About Stamp

Changes in the International postal rates, effective 1930, required colour revisions of the 1-cent, 2-cent, 5-cent and 8-cent denominations. From 1st April, 1930, the contract for the manufacture of Canadian postage stamps and postal stationery was awarded to the British North American Bank Note Company, Limited, Ottawa. This is an old- established firm which had not manufactured Canadian postage stamps since March, 1897. This change of contract necessitated the issue of completely new, regular series of stamps with the identical portraits of King George V on all the lower denominations.

King George V

Portrait of His Majesty King George V by Carl Arlt.


Portrait engraved by Carl Theodore Arlt. Based on a photograph by Lafayette Portrait Studios.

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