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The Commemorative Issues of 1952-1954

The Commemorative Issues of 1952-1954

This post examines the commemorative postage stamps of Canada issued between 1952 and 1954. Specifically discussed are shade varieties, aniline inks, paper varieties, perforations, plate blocks, booklets and booklet panes, re-entries, proof material, first day covers, postal history and cancellations.
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The Resources Definitive Issue of Newfoundland 1932-1949 Part 1

The Resources Definitive Issue of Newfoundland 1932-1949 Part 1

This post is the first in a series of two that explores the stamps of the 1932-1949 Resources Issue of Newfoundland. In this post I cover the shade varieties, paper and gum varieties, perforation varieties, booklets, plate blocks and die type differences on the 2c and 5c.
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The Mufti & Pictorial Issue of 1937-1942 Part 2

The Mufti & Pictorial Issue of 1937-1942 Part 2

This post is the second in a series which explores all aspects of the stamps of the 1937-1942 Mufti Issue. In this post I discuss the booklets in depth, the proof material, the postal history, including postal stationery and the OHMS perfins. 
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