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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 Peace Issue of 1946-1952

The Peace Issue of 1946-1952

This post explores the many aspects of the stamps of the 1946-1951 Peace Issue of Canada. Specifically, it discusses the shade varieties, paper and gum varieties, die type differences, plate blocks, booklets and booklet panes, re-entries, OHMS perfins, OHMS overprints, G overprints, proof material, first day covers and postal history.
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The 1942-48 War Effort Issue Part Three

The 1942-48 War Effort Issue Part Three

This post is the last in a series of three posts that explores all aspects of the stamps of the 1942-1948 War Effort Issue of Canada. In this post I cover the OHMS perfins, OHMS overprints, postal history, postal stationery, proof material and precancels.
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The 1937 Coronation and 1939 Royal Visit Issue

The 1937 Coronation and 1939 Royal Visit Issue

This post explores all the aspects of the 1937 Coronation Issue and 1939 Royal Visit Issue of Canada. Included in this post is an in-depth discussion of the paper and gum varieties, plate blocks, imperfs, proof material, postal history, re-entries, colour shifts and shade varieties.
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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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