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King Georges VI - 4 cents 1951 - Canadian stamp

King Georges VI 1951 - Canadian stamp

Specifications

  • Quantity: 854 127 625
  • Issue date: July 25, 1951
  • Printer: Canadian Bank Note Company, Limited
  • Scott: #306

King Georges VI - 4 cents 1951 prices and values

The value of a King Georges VI - 4 cents 1951 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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King Georges VI - 4 cents 1951 $0.03 $0.06 $0.09 $1.80
King Georges VI - 4 cents 1951 - Booklet pane of 3 (#306a) $0.44 $0.88 $1.30 -
King Georges VI - 4 cents 1951 - Booklet pane of 6 (#306b) $0.77 $1.30 $1.80 -
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King Georges VI - 4 cents 1951 $0.06 $0.07 $0.12
King Georges VI - 4 cents 1951 - Booklet pane of 3 (#306a) $0.77 $1.30 $1.90
King Georges VI - 4 cents 1951 - Booklet pane of 6 (#306b) $0.77 $1.30 $1.80
VGFVF
King Georges VI - 4 cents 1951 $0.11 $0.13 $0.24
King Georges VI - 4 cents 1951 - Booklet pane of 3 (#306a) $1.50 $2.60 $3.80
King Georges VI - 4 cents 1951 - Booklet pane of 6 (#306b) $1.50 $2.60 $3.60

Errors and varieties

Booklet pane of 3 - King Georges VI - 4 cents 1951

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Booklet pane of 6 - King Georges VI - 4 cents 1951

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Description

The Universal Postal Union regulations stipulated that all member nations issue postage stamps in the same colours that represented the postal rate paid on the 3 basic classes of mail matter. On April 2, 1951, postage rates were changed and colour adjustments decided upon. The Department planned to issue the 2-cent stamps in an olive-green colour and the 4-cent denomination in an orange colour for sufficient time in the future to allow for the exhaustion of these denominations in their original colours of brown and red. At this stage, plans changed to produce the 1-cent stamps to brown and the 3-cent to red to conform with the U.P.U. regulations concerning postage stamp colours. At the 13th Congress of the Universal Postal Union held in 1952 in Brussels, postal administration were no longer restricted in the choice of colours for postage stamps. The death of King George VI, on February 6, 1952, cancelled the plans that had been made for the 1-cent and 3-cent denominations.

Creators

Based on a photograph by Dorothy Wilding
Designed by Herman Herbert Schwartz
Portrait engraved by John Hay

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