|Date of Issue||November 2, 1953|
|Perforation or Dimension||12|
|Printer||Canadian Bank Note Company, Limited.|
M-NH-VF Mint - Never Hinged - Very Fine
|Mint - Never Hinged - Very Fine||$2.65|
U-VF Used - Very Fine
|Used - Very Fine||$0.20|
This stamp has a hidden date in the bottom-right corner.
This stamp displays the designer's initial underneath the folded cloth on the right of the stamp.
The new 50¢ postage stamp was designed by Mr. A. L. Pollock, an industrial artist of Toronto, Ontario. The stamp was engraved and printed by the Canadian Bank Note Company, Ottawa.
The main element of the design displays on the left, a representation of a bobbin from which threads unwind through an old fashioned spinning wheel to appear at the right as folded cloth. The spinning wheel was interposed to emphasize the tradition behind the textile industry.