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Fort Garry - 20 cents 1938 - Canadian stamp

Fort Garry 1938 - Canadian stamp

Specifications

  • Quantity: 30 499 240
  • Issue date: 15 juin 1938
  • Printer: Canadian Bank Note Company, Limited
  • Scott: #243

Fort Garry - 20 cents 1938 prices and values

The value of a Fort Garry - 20 cents 1938 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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VGFVFFDC
Fort Garry - 20 cents 1938 $0.05 $0.13 $0.32 $20
Fort Garry - 20 cents 1938 - Imperforate - Pair (#243a) - - - -
VGFVF
Fort Garry - 20 cents 1938 $2.50 $4.90 $12
Fort Garry - 20 cents 1938 - Imperforate - Pair (#243a) $130 $250 $380
VGFVF
Fort Garry - 20 cents 1938 $3.70 $7.40 $18
Fort Garry - 20 cents 1938 - Imperforate - Pair (#243a) $190 $380 $560

Errors and varieties

Imperforate - Pair - Fort Garry - 20 cents 1938

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Description

Canada's pictorial stamps of 1938, covering the higher values, represented a very definite theme showing Canada's gateways to the north, south, east and west. The precedent established in 1928 of utilizing the higher denominations to illustrate scenes and subjects of Canadian geographical, industrial and historical interest, follows in this series. In an endeavour to maintain artistic balance of the designs, the Post Offices Department decided in the case of the pictorial stamps of this issue to eliminate subject descriptions from the designs. This information appears in English and French in the marginal paper along with the plate number.

This stamp depicts the old Fort Garry Gate at Winnipeg, Manitoba, and symbolizes the Gateway to the Red River Country, the Prairies and the Middle West. It also suggests the story of the Canadian fur trade and the development of the West.

Creators

Designed by Herman Herbert Schwartz
Picture engraved by William Jung
Border engraved by Carroll Maybie
Lettering engraved by Charles Kirstein
Lettering engraved by Charles Lochmuller

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Note

The values on this page are in Canadian dollars (CAD).

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