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Canada Goose, Branta canadensis

Stamp Info

Name Value
Date of Issue November 3, 1952
Year 1952
Quantity 163,120,000
Denomination
Perforation or Dimension 12
Printer Canadian Bank Note Company, Limited.
Postal Administration Canada

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Stamp Price Values

Condition Name Avg Value
M-NH-VF
Mint - Never Hinged - Very Fine Only available to paid users
M-NH-F
Mint - Never Hinged - Fine Only available to paid users
U-VF
Used - Very Fine Only available to paid users
U-F
Used - Fine Only available to paid users
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Hidden Date

This stamp's micro-printed date is found in the bottom-left corner.

Interesting Details

This stamp was the first Canadian stamp to include the designer's initial. The letter H is found in the bottom-right corner of the stamp, which the initial of Emanuel Otto Hahn.

About Stamp

This postage stamp replaced the 7-cent Postal Centennial Commemorative issue used since September, 1951. With this stamp the Department discontinued the marking of the 7-cent denomination specifically for airmail use. The stamp features this subject to suggest airmail.  The 7-cent denomination, although intended for general postal use, extensively prepays airmail postage. This is not an airmail stamp.

Canada Goose

A Canada goose (branta Canadensis) leaving the water and becoming airborne.

Creators

Designed by Emanuel Otto Hahn. Modeled by Herman Herbert Schwartz. Picture engraved by Silas Robert Allen.

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Reference

Patrick, Douglas and Mary Patrick. Canada's Postage Stamps. Toronto, McClelland and Stewart Limited, 1964, p. 95-96.

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