|Date of Issue||January 23, 1956|
|Perforation or Dimension||12|
|Printer||Canadian Bank Note Company, Limited.|
|Mint - Never Hinged - Very Fine||Only available to paid users|
|Used - Very Fine||Only available to paid users|
The date for this stamp is hidden in the bottom-left corner.
This 5¢ postage stamp is being issued to draw attention to Canada's most popular winter sport, hockey. The Post Office Department wishes to pay tribute to the skill of Canada's hockey players and the prestige they have earned for Canada in international competition. This stamp was designed by James Simpkins of Ottawa and is being engraved and printed by the Canadian Bank Note Company, Ottawa.