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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 Natural Resources Definitives of 1950-1956

The Natural Resources Definitives of 1950-1956

This post examines all aspects of the stamps of the 1950-1956 Natural Resources Issue of Canada in detail. Here I cover shade varieties, paper and gum varieties, plate blocks, OHMS overprints, G overprints, proof material, partially imperforate varieties, first day covers 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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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 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 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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The Fourth Postage Due Issue of 1935-1967

The Fourth Postage Due Issue of 1935-1967

This post explores all aspects of the stamps of the 1935-1965 Fourth Postage Due Issue of Canada. In this post, I cover the shade varieties, paper varieties, gum varieties, plate blocks, imperforates, plate flaws, proof material and postal history.
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