Monday, June 21, 2010

20100201 - Canada

Release Date: February 01 - 2010
Postal Authority: Canada Post - Postes Canada
Title: William Hall V.C. / Black History Month
Format: 1 Stamp
Sheets of: 16 Stamps
Facial: 57 (0.57 Canadian Dollar)
Dimensions (mm):  40 x 39.65
Designers: Suzanne Duranceau (Ilust) - Lara Minja (Lime Design Inc)
Printing Process: Lithography - 7 Colours
Printed by: Lowe-Martin
Quantity issued: 1600000... but only 100000 attached to the lighthouse.



Where is the Lighthouse? Well... it is not in the stamp. We have to look at the label of the stamp number 2 in the sheet of 16. The design reproduce an engraving titled "Canso Lighthouse, Extreme Point of Nova Scotia" that belong to the Nova Scotia Museum of Cultural History.(http://museum.gov.ns.ca/imagesns/html/21916.html)



Thanks to Jaap (Netherlands) for the alert of this issue.

 
 

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