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Clarence Eugene "Hank" Snow

Canadian Country Artists

Stamp Info

Name Value
Date of Issue July 31, 2014
Year 2014
Quantity 2,750,000
Current monetary value: $0.92.
Perforation or Dimension Serpentine Die Cut 13½
Series Canadian Country Artists
Series Time Span 2014
Printer Lowe-Martin
Postal Administration Canada

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Hank Snow - Booklet of 10 Stamps

Quantity Produced - 250,000
Current Purchase Price: Only available to paid users
Original Purchase Price: $8.50
Dimension: 40 mm x 32 mm
Printing Process: Lithography in 5 colours
Gum Type: P.V.A.
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Souvenir sheet of 5 stamps

Quantity Produced - 250,000
Current Purchase Price: Only available to paid users
Original Purchase Price: $4.25
Dimension: 140 mm x 110 mm
Printing Process: Lithography in 8 colours
Gum Type: P.V.A
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Hank Snow - Official First Day Cover

Quantity Produced - 14,000
Current Purchase Price: Only available to paid users
Original Purchase Price: $1.85
Dimension: 191 mm x 131 mm
Gum Type: P.V.A.
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About Stamp

From the twangy notes and yodels of Hank Snow to the mellow tones of Tommy Hunter, the Quebec folk influence on Renée Martel, and the crossover hits of Shania Twain and k.d. lang, this issue presents a broad spectrum and some of the greatest Canadian names in country music.

Each stamp has been individually designed – by Sabrina McAllister and Xerxes Irani (Twain, Martel and Snow) and Subplot’s Roy White (lang and Hunter) – to capture the unique style of the artists. The designs are founded on photographs that epitomize the way these five talented singers are known to their fans. This issue was made possible by the decision to produce five separate booklets and Official First Day Covers – one for each artist – plus a souvenir sheet that brings them together in perfect harmony.

Says designer Sabrina McAllister, “For the design and approach to the stamps, I focused on bringing out the personality of each musician in the style of typography, use of photography and colour palette.”

Hank Snow: Grand Ole Opry Royalty
Clarence Eugene “Hank” Snow was born on May 9, 1914, in Brooklyn, Nova Scotia. He survived a difficult childhood and, as a young teen, went to work as a cabin boy on a schooner. On payday, feeling flush, Snow spent a few dollars on his first guitar, a T.Eaton Special. This humble beginning led him to Halifax’s CHNS Radio in 1933, where he began his career, while also performing at county fairs and on local radio stations in the Maritimes and Western Canada.

In 1936, Snow recorded under RCA Victor’s Bluebird label in Montréal and signed what would become the longest continuous contract in the history of the country music recording industry – lasting 47 years.

Country music legend Ernest Tubb invited Snow to join the Grand Ole Opry in 1950, where he -continued to perform for four and a half decades. That same year, his landmark hit I’m Movin’ On topped the Billboard country chart and remained there for 21 consecutive weeks, a feat yet to be surpassed. Over the years, Snow recorded more than 100 albums, was elected to eight music and song-writing halls of fame, and was voted Canada’s top country performer 10 times.


Design: Sabrina McAllister, Xerxes Irani. Photography: Hank Snow Archives.

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