Canada 1978 Steet Scenes definitives

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  • Issue date: 7th June 1978 (50c, 75c, 80c BABN)
  • Issue date: 17th December 1978 (50c CBN)
  • Issue date: 11th May 1982 (60c)
  • four designs, in various printings
  • Designed by: Tom Bjarnason. Engraving (CBN printings): Yves Baril
  • stamp format height 30mm x width 36mm
  • Perforations: 13.25 x 13.25
  • tagging: two fluorescent bands (50c BABN, 50c CBN and 60c) or untagged (75c, 80c)

Definitives. Canadian Street Scenes[edit]


50c ~ Main Street scene in a prarie small town
60c ~ street scene in Ontario (?suburban Toronto)
75c ~ old houses in eastern Canada city street
80c ~ street scene in Maritime Provinces coastal town

Sheet stamps[edit]

  • Printed by: British American Bank Note Company
  • Print process: recess and photogravure
50c recess and gravure
75c
80c
used 50c recess and gravure
used 80c recess and gravure

Sheet stamps[edit]

  • Printed by: Canadian Bank Note
  • Print process, recess and lithography
  • the 60c was printed with both plates 1 and 2 (marginal markings)
60c recess and litho (issued 1982)
File:Canada19780607 street scene 60c CBN used.jpg
used 60c recess and litho (issued 1982)