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Celebration

Stamp Info

Name Value
Date of Issue February 2, 2009
Year 2009
Quantity Continuous Printing
Denomination
PERMANENT™ (P).
Current monetary value: $0.92.
Perforation or Dimension Simulated perforation top and bottom = Dentelure simulée (bords supérieur et inférieur)
Series Celebration
Series Time Span 2006 - 2009
Printer Lowe-Martin Company Inc..
Postal Administration Canada

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Mint - Never Hinged - Very Fine Only available to paid users
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Used - Very Fine Only available to paid users
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Layouts

Booklet of 6 stamps

Quantity Produced - Continuous printing
Current Purchase Price: Only available to paid users
Original Purchase Price: $3.24
Perforation: Simulated perforation top and bottom
Dimension: 36 mm x 28 mm (horizontal)
Printing Process: Lithography in 8 colours
Gum Type: Pressure sensitive
Tagging: General, 4 sides
Paper: Tullis Russell

OFDC

Quantity Produced - 21,700
Current Purchase Price: Only available to paid users
Original Purchase Price: $1.54
Cancellation Location: Lively, Ontario
Perforation: Simulated perforation top and bottom
Dimension: 36 mm x 28 mm (horizontal)
Printing Process: Lithography in 8 colours
Gum Type: Pressure sensitive
Tagging: General, 4 sides
Paper: Tullis Russell

About Stamp

Swirls of ribbon, fireworks and clusters of confetti burst from an envelope on a dynamic PERMANENT™ domestic rate stamp sure to complement greetings of all sorts.

“Greeting cards have a place in all manner of celebration: birthdays, anniversaries, weddings—you name it,” says Liz Wong, Manager of Stamp Design and Production at Canada Post. “This issue is a tribute to these warm wishes that allow us, year after year, to take part in special occasions from a distance.”

The creative take on this year’s celebration stamp was designed by Debbie Adams, Creative Director at Adams+Associates Design Consultants in Toronto. “I decided to give this broad topic a new twist by associating it more directly with the mail,” she explains. “With ‘Celebration in the Mail’ as my theme, I began researching greeting card imagery.” Adams got the right feel by digitally mixing colours and experimenting with celebration symbols to make the stamp as fun as possible.

Creators

Design / Illustration: Debbie Adams (Adams+Associates Design.

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Reference

Canada Post Corporation. Canada's Stamp Details, Vol. 18, No. 1, 2009, p. 17.

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