Canada 2001 150 Years of Canada Post

From Stamps of the World

  • Issue date: 6th April 2001
  • one value, in a sheetlet of eight
  • Design : Tom Yakobina Engraved by Larry O'Gorman
  • Printer : Canadian Bank Note Company
  • Print process: recess and lithography
  • stamp format height 42mm x width 32¾mm
  • Perforations : 12.7 x 12.8
  • Tagging : GT4
  • Quantity : 5000000

150 Years of Canadian Posts, and of Canadian Postage Stamps[edit]


47c ~ Three Pence beaver (in red) stamp, designed by Sir Sandford Fleming, issued on April 23, 1851

  • issue notes unification of Canadian postal services; post routes, postmasters and postal depots had operated since the Benjamin Franklin's time as Postmaster in the 1760s

Sheet stamp and First Day Cover[edit]

47c
First Day Cover

Sheetlet of eight stamps[edit]

  • Issued in a sealed Pack, which also contained an informative brochure
  • sheetlet format height 200mm x width 95mm
392pxsheet of 47c x 8