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Inuit Hunter

Stamp Info

Name Value
Date of Issue February 21, 1955
Year 1955
Quantity 313,525,000
Perforation or Dimension 12
Printer Canadian Bank Note Company, Limited.
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 $0.35
U-VF Used - Very Fine
Used - Very Fine $0.20
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Hidden Date

The date for this stamp is underneath the inuit hunter's kayak.


Interesting Details

One fascinating aspect regarding this stamp is the airplane that can be seen in the sky. Why did the artist choose to depict the inuit hunter with an airplane flying overhead?


About Stamp

The new 10¢ postage stamp was designed by Harold Beament, Montreal, and the stamps were engraved by the Canadian Bank Note Company, Ottawa. This stamp is a tribute to the remarkable people of our last frontier.

Inuit Hunter

The Inuit hunter and his kayak represents the life of Canada's most northern citizens; possibly they are also Canada's oldest citizens though they have been among the least known.


Designed by Thomas Harold Beament.

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Canada Post Office Department. [Postage Stamp Press Release], 1955.

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