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The Tagging on the 1972-1978 Caricature Issue

The Tagging on the 1972-1978 Caricature Issue

This post examines the tagging found on the stamps of this issue in detail. In addition to the basic differences between the Winnipeg tagging, OP-2 Ottawa tagging, and OP-4 Ottawa tagging, this post looks at the methods by which the tagging was applied, and the intensity of the tagging, as it appears under normal light.
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The Perforations on the 1972-1978 Caricature Issue

The Perforations on the 1972-1978 Caricature Issue

This post examines the different perforations found on the stamps of this issue and focuses on the different configurations of these perforations as they relate to the sheets, as well as showing some of the problems that the printers encountered when they perforated the stamps.
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