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The Commemorative Issues of 1972 - Part One

The Commemorative Issues of 1972 - Part One

This post examines all aspects of the first four commemorative issues of 1972, as issued by the Canadian post office. Specifically covered in detail are the paper characteristics other than fluorescence, the paper fluorescence varieties, Ottawa tagging, perforation types and varieties, gum types, plate blocks, first day covers, plate flaws and colour shifts and postal history and cancellations.
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The Commemorative Issues of 1971 - Part Two

The Commemorative Issues of 1971 - Part Two

This post explores the last six commemorative issues of 1971. Specifically discussed in depth are the paper attributes, other than fluorescence, paper fluorescence, shade varieties, gum varieties, perforations, errors, tagging, plate flaws, plate and inscription blocks, first day covers, proof material and postal history and cancellations.
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The Commemorative Issues of 1971 - Part One

The Commemorative Issues of 1971 - Part One

This week's post examines the first six commemorative issues issued by Canada in 1971 in depth. The aspects of these issues that are specifically examined include: 

paper characteristics other than fluorescence, paper fluorescence, shade varieties, gum varieties, perforations, constant varieties, errors and imperforates, plate blocks and first day covers. 

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The Commemorative Issues of 1970 - Part 2

The Commemorative Issues of 1970 - Part 2

This post complete my examination of all aspects of the commemorative stamps issued by Canada in 1970. Specifically examined are the paper attributes other than fluorescence, paper fluorescence, perforations, gum, shades, plate flaws, first day covers and postal history.
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The 1970 Commemorative Issues - Part One

The 1970 Commemorative Issues - Part One

This post examines all the aspects of the first 10 commemorative stamps issued by Canada in 1970. Specifically discussed are the attributes of the papers, other than fluorescence, the paper fluorescence, shade varieties, gum varieties, perforations, plate flaws, Winnipeg tagging, first day covers and postal history.
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The Commemorative Issues of 1969 - Part Two

The Commemorative Issues of 1969 - Part Two

This post examines all aspects of the commemorative stamps issued by the Canadian post office in the later half of 1969. Specifically discussed are the paper characteristics other than paper fluorescence, paper fluorescence, shade varieties, gum varieties, perforations, plate flaws, tagging, postal history, plate blocks and other varieties.
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The Commemorative Issues of 1969 - Part One

The Commemorative Issues of 1969 - Part One

This post examines all aspects of the first six commemorative stamps issued by the Canadian post office in 1969. Specifically discussed are the paper varieties, including fluorescence, gum varieties, perforations, shades, plate varieties and postal history.
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The Commemorative Issues of 1968

The Commemorative Issues of 1968

This post examines all aspects of the commemorative stamps issued by Canada in 1968. Specifically discussed are the paper characteristics other than fluorescence, paper fluorescence, shade varieties, gum varieties, perforation varieties, plate and corner blocks, Winnipeg tagged stamps, booklets, constant plate flaws, postal history and cancellations.
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The Commemorative Stamps of 1967

The Commemorative Stamps of 1967

This post explores all aspects of the commemorative stamps of Canada issued in 1967. Specifically discussed here are attributes of the paper other than fluorescence, paper fluorescence, perforations, gum types, shades, tagging and plate flaws.
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