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Oil Development, Western Canada - 50 cents 1950 - Canadian stamp

Oil Development, Western Canada 1950 - Canadian stamp

Specifications

  • Quantity: 10 500 000
  • Issue date: March 1, 1950
  • Printer: Canadian Bank Note Company, Limited
  • Scott: #294

Oil Development, Western Canada - 50 cents 1950 prices and values

The value of a Oil Development, Western Canada - 50 cents 1950 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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Oil Development, Western Canada - 50 cents 1950 $0.29 $0.40 $0.57 $22
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Oil Development, Western Canada - 50 cents 1950 $0.77 $1.50 $3.10
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Oil Development, Western Canada - 50 cents 1950 $1.50 $3.10 $6.20

Description

This postage stamp design recognized the significance to the national economy of the development of oil in Western Canada. The new issue replaced the 50-cent denomination (logging operations in British Columbia) of thee 1946 pictorial series. On this stamp, a scene depicting two derricks, a sludge flare, and storage tanks among grain stubble. This scene is typical of oil fields in Alberta. In the background are the foothills of the Rocky Mountains.

Creators

Picture engraved by Silas Robert Allen
Designed by Herman Herbert Schwartz

Note

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

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