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Fathers of Confederation - 2 cents 1927 - Canadian stamp

Fathers of Confederation  1927 - Canadian stamp

Specifications

  • Quantity: 333 757 000
  • Issue date: June 29, 1927
  • Printer: Canadian Bank Note Company, Limited
  • Scott: #142

Fathers of Confederation - 2 cents 1927 prices and values

The value of a Fathers of Confederation - 2 cents 1927 stamp depends on several factors such as quality and wear, supply and demand, rarity, finish and more. Values in the section are based on the market, trends, auctions and recognized books, publications and catalogs. This section also includes information on errors and varieties and characteristics.

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Fathers of Confederation - 2 cents 1927 $0.06 $0.12 $0.15 $77
Fathers of Confederation - 2 cents 1927 - Imperforate - Pair (#142a) - - - -
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Fathers of Confederation - 2 cents 1927 $0.38 $0.75 $1.50
Fathers of Confederation - 2 cents 1927 - Imperforate - Pair (#142a) $53 $75 $86
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Fathers of Confederation - 2 cents 1927 $0.75 $1.50 $3.00
Fathers of Confederation - 2 cents 1927 - Imperforate - Pair (#142a) $80 $110 $130

Errors and varieties

Imperforate - Pair - Fathers of Confederation - 2 cents 1927

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Description

During the summer of 1927, the celebration of the Diamond Jubilee of Confederation was fittingly carried out. A committee appointed by the government in connection with the celebrations suggested a special issue of postage stamps to commemorate the occasion. The subjects of these commemorative stamps centred around the statesmen and the events they commemorated. The stamps were bilingual with the words "Postes" and "Post."

"The Fathers of Confederation," from a photograph of an original oil-painting by Robert Harris, C.M.G. This subject was also used for the 3-cent brown of the Confederation Issue of 1917. Additional portions of the original painting adding 8 delegates to the group are shown in this stamp. The figure of Sir John A. Macdonald stands in the centre, and is his 2nd appearance on Canadian postage stamp issues of 1927.

Creators

Designed by Herman Herbert Schwartz
Based on a painting by Robert Harris
Picture engraved by Edwin H. Gunn

Original art

Robert Harris, "The Fathers of Confederation"
1883-1884

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