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The Phantom Bell Ringers of the Kirk of St. James - Charlottetown

Haunted Canada

Stamp Info

Name Value
Date of Issue September 8, 2016
Year 2016
Quantity 525,000
Denomination
PERMANENT™ (P).
Current monetary value: $0.92.
Perforation or Dimension 32 mm x 32 mm
Series Haunted Canada
Series Time Span 2014 - 2016
Printer Colour Innovations
Postal Administration Canada

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Stamp Supplies on Amazon

Layouts

Booklet of 10 stamps

Quantity Produced - 200,000
Current Purchase Price: Only available to paid users
Original Purchase Price: $8.50
Dimension: 32 mm x 32 mm
Printing Process: Lithography in 5 colours + holographic foil

Souvenir sheet of 5 stamps

Quantity Produced - 125,000
Current Purchase Price: Only available to paid users
Original Purchase Price: $4.25
Dimension: 127 mm x 73 mm
Printing Process: Lithography in 5 colours + holographic foil
Gum Type: PVA

Uncut press sheet of 8 souvenir sheets

Quantity Produced - 2,000
Original Purchase Price: $34.00
Dimension: 616 mm x 483 mm
Printing Process: Lithography in 5 colours + holographic foil
Gum Type: PVA

Souvenir sheet Official First Day Cover

Quantity Produced - 9,000
Original Purchase Price: $5.25
Cancellation Location: Renous NB
Dimension: 191 mm x 112 mm

About Stamp

The Phantom Bell Ringers of the Kirk of St. James – Charlottetown In the early morning of October 7, 1853, a sea captain was mystified to hear what sounded like the clanging of a ship’s bell coming from the town centre. He made his way to the Kirk of St. James, where he and the church keeper spied four women, one peering down from the belfry. The two men pursued the women up to the tower but found nothing except the bell, still vibrating. Later that day, the Fairy Queen mail steamer sank in stormy seas, with seven lives lost, including four women – three were members of the congregation of the Kirk of St. James.

Creators

Design: Lionel Gadoury, Kammy Ahuja – Context Creative. Illustration: Sam Weber. Photos: Peter Bregg – istockphoto.com.

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