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.(

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


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