Canadian Stamps and Postal History

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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 One

The 1942-48 War Effort Issue Part One

This post is the first of a series that explores all aspects of the 1942-1949 War Effort Issue of Canada. Specifically covered in this post are the shade varieties, paper varieties, gum varieties, plate blocks, imperforate pairs, gutter pairs and foldover errors.
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