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The Commemorative Issues of 1947-1952

The Commemorative Issues of 1947-1952

This post examines the 1947-1952 Commemorative stamp issues of Canada in detail, covering the shade varieties, paper and gum varieties, plate blocks, re-entries, 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 Resources Definitive Issue of Newfoundland 1932-1949 Part 2

The Resources Definitive Issue of Newfoundland 1932-1949 Part 2

This post is the second in a two part series dealing with the 1932-1949 Resources Issue of Newfoundland. This post covers the more esoteric aspects of this issue including offsets, perfins, double impressions, plate flaws, re-entries, proof material and postal history. 
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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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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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