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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 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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