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Plate Characteristics and Plate Flaws on the 1967-1973 Centennial Issue

Plate Characteristics and Plate Flaws on the 1967-1973 Centennial Issue

This post discusses the plate characteristics of the stamps from the 1967-1973 Centennial Issue of Canada, and specifically discusses the specific plate characteristics that distinguish the CBN and BABN printings of booklet and sheet stamps, the die type differences on the 6c, and plate flaws, such as the totem pole eyes on the 2c, the plastic flow varieties and ink drag flaws.
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