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Iles De La Madeleine - Quebec

From Far and Wide

Stamp Info

Name Value
Date of Issue January 13, 2020
Year 2020
Quantity Continuous Printing
Denomination
PERMANENT™ (P)
Series From Far and Wide
Series Time Span 2018 - 2020
Postal Administration Canada

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Interesting Details

This stamp has "Îles de la Madeleine (QC)" microprinted along the coastline.

Iles De La Madeleine Microprint

Layouts

Booklet of 10 Stamps

Quantity Produced - Continuous printing
Original Price: $9.20
Perforation: Simulated perforation
Dimension: 24 mm x 20 mm
Printer: Lowe-Martin
Printing Process: Lithography in 5 colours
Gum Type: Pressure sensitive
Tagging: General tagging, four sides
Paper: Tullis Russell

Coil of 100 Permanent Stamps

Quantity Produced - Continuous printing
Original Price: $92.00
Perforation: Simulated perforation
Dimension: 24 mm x 20 mm
Printer: Lowe-Martin
Printing Process: Lithography in 5 colours
Gum Type: Pressure sensitive
Tagging: General tagging, four sides
Paper: Tullis Russell

Souvenir Sheet of 9 Stamps

Quantity Produced - 70,000
Original Price: $11.62
Perforation: 13+
Dimension: 150 mm x 75 mm
Printer: Lowe-Martin
Printing Process: Lithography in 5 colours
Gum Type: PVA
Tagging: General tagging, four sides
Paper: Tullis Russell

About Stamp

Take a five-hour ferry ride from Prince Edward Island to find the Îles de la Madeleine – or Magdalen Islands – which have a unique culture blended from their various settlers and inhabitants. You can savour the Madelinots’ renowned seafood cuisine, discover endless beaches, take thrilling marine excursions and enjoy a thriving arts scene.

About Stamp Series

There are so many beautiful places to see across Canada, it’s a constant temptation to pack your bags, hit the road and explore this fabulous country from one end to the other. If that’s not practical, this new definitive stamp series – From Far and Wide – promises to satisfy even the most restless of armchair travelers and inspire all of us to see more of this land first-hand.

According to stamp designer Stéphane Huot, it’s a privilege to work on a stamp series over an extended period of time. He adds, “The challenge is to establish a design platform that can be repeated, but that can also evolve. In the ‘From Far and Wide’ series, the evolution is the result of the images chosen for the background of the souvenir sheet and a strong and distinctive color scheme that establishes the tone for the series. Beauty is found in the series’ continuity, while a fresh colour palate and eye-popping new images make each issue visually unique."

Creators

Design: Stéphane Huot. Photo: Îles de la Madeleine (QC) – Mathieu Dupuis.

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Reference

Canada Post Details Magazine - January 2020, Volume XXIX NO 1

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