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The Coil Stamps of the 1967-1973 Centennial Issue

The Coil Stamps of the 1967-1973 Centennial Issue

This post explores the coil stamps of the 1967-1973 Centennial Issue of Canada. Specifically discussed are the spacing varieties, jump strips, repair paste-ups, cutting guideline strips, paper varieties, fluorescence varieties, unsevered coils, imperforates, shade varieties and plate flaws.
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The Postes-Postage Issue of 1949-1953

The Postes-Postage Issue of 1949-1953

This post examines all aspects of the stamps of the 1949-1953 Postes Postage Issue of Canada. Included are discussions about the shade varieties, paper and gum varieties, plate blocks, booklets and booklet panes, OHMS perfins and private perfins, OHMS overprints, G overprints, proof material, postal stationery, first day covers, postal history, cancellations, and precancels.
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The 1942-48 War Effort Issue Part Two

The 1942-48 War Effort Issue Part Two

This post is the second in a three part series that explores all aspects of the 1942-1948 War Effort Issue. In this post I cover the coil stamps and the booklets in exhaustive depth, including the dotted cover die types identified by Peter Harris.
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The Mufti & Pictorial Issue of 1937-1942 Part 1

The Mufti & Pictorial Issue of 1937-1942 Part 1

This post is the first in a series that explores all aspects of the stamps from the 1937-1942 Mufti Issue of Canada. Specifically covered in this post are the paper and gum varieties, shade varieties, plate flaws, re-entries, and coil stamps, as well as the issue dates and quantities of each stamp in the set.
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