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Queen Elizabeth II

Stamp Info

Name Value
Date of Issue November 16, 2006
Year 2006
Quantity Continuous Printing
Denomination
PERMANENT™ (P)
Perforation or Dimension Kiss cut = Découpage par effleurement
Printer Canadian Bank Note Company, Limited.
Postal Administration Canada

Stamp Values/Prices (Beta Mode*)

Condition Name Avg Price
M-NH-VF Mint - Never Hinged - Very Fine
Mint - Never Hinged - Very Fine $1.45
U-VF Used - Very Fine
Used - Very Fine $0.20
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  • 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.

Layouts

Booklet of 10 stamps

Quantity Produced - Continuous printing
Cancellation Location: Ottawa, Ontario
Original Price: $1.51
Perforation: Kiss cut
Dimension: 20 mm x 24 mm (vertical)
Printing Process: Lithography in 5 colours
Gum Type: Pressure sensitive
Tagging: General, 4 sides
Paper: Fasson

Official First Day Cover

Quantity Produced - Unknown
Cancellation Location: Ottawa, Ontario
Original Price: $1.51
Perforation: Kiss cut
Dimension: 20 mm x 24 mm (vertical)
Printing Process: Lithography in 5 colours
Gum Type: Pressure sensitive
Tagging: General, 4 sides
Paper: Fasson

About Stamp

Perhaps the most familiar of the Crown jewels is that dazzling royal smile. Her Majesty the Queen appears on a new domestic rate definitive in a delightful close-focus portrait that shows the great pleasure with which she still greets the public. The photo was taken during Her visit to Saskatchewan in 2005, while on Her 23rd trip to Canada. The warmth in Her face and the bright floral colours reflect the celebratory tone of that visit. "We try to find images of the Queen that are especially relevant to Canada," says Liz Wong, Manager of Stamp Design and Production. "This one is lovely, because she's really smiling."

While valued at the domestic rate, the stamp is non-denominated and bears a new icon, the letter "P" within a maple leaf. This icon indicates that the stamp is permanent™ and valid indefinitely. The stamp is available in self-adhesive booklets of 10.

Creators

Designed by Gottschalk + Ash International Based on a photograph by André Rozon Based on a photograph by Design Pics Inc.

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Reference

Canada Post Corporation. Canada's Stamp Details, Vol. 15, No. 4, 2006, p. 27.

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