Canada 2012 Centenary of the Loss of the RMS Titanic

From Stamps of the World

  • Issue date: 5th April 2012
  • four gummed values and a gummed miniature sheet, plus three self-adhesive values in two different booklets
  • Design: Dennis Page and Oliver Hill, after illustrations by Mike Little
  • Printed by: Lowe-Martin
  • Print process: lithography
  • stamp format height 40mm x width (pairs of P stamps) 64mm. Miniature sheet format height 72mm x width 114mm
  • Perforations: gummed stamps perf 12.4 x 12.4 (P), and 13 x 13 (miniature sheet)
  • Perforations: self-adhesives die-cut 13.4 x 13.25 (P stamps) or die-cut 13.4 x 13.6

Centenary of the Loss of RMS Titanic[edit]

P (61c) ~ starboard side of bow of Titanic showing the anchor, and map of eastern Canada seaboard marking Halifax
P (61c) ~ port side of bow of Titanic showing the anchor, and map of western seaboard of Atlantic marking Southampton
P (61c) ~ ship's propellor and starboard flank of ship
P (61c) ~ ship's propellor and port flank of ship
$1.80 ~ $1.80 Titanic at sea, in profile (illustration created by the stamp designer), and map of Atlantic marking Southampton (port of departure), Cape Race (Marconi listening station on Newfoundland), and Halifax (where rescuing ships berthed) Details of the Titanic on P stamps worked up by Mike Little from plans and photographs of her sister ship Olympic

gummed sheet stamps[edit]

  • in sheetlet of 16, containing four blocks of the four designs, with central vertical gutter labels
block of 4 P stamps gummed
full sheet of 16 stamps

gummed miniature sheet[edit]

Miniature sheet

self-adhesive booklet stamps[edit]

self-adhesive P pair ex booklet
self-adhesive $1.80 ex booklet

self-adhesive booklets[edit]

  • Booklet $6.10 ~ contains five pairs of P stamps
  • Booklet $10.80 ~ contains six copies of $1.80
self-adhesive $6.10 booklet
self-adhesive $10.80 booklet