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Reaper and Thresher - 20 cents 1946 - Canadian stamp

Reaper and Thresher 1946 - Canadian stamp

Specifications

  • Quantity: 85 450 000
  • Issue date: September 16, 1946
  • Printer: Canadian Bank Note Company, Limited
  • Scott: #271

Reaper and Thresher - 20 cents 1946 prices and values

The value of a Reaper and Thresher - 20 cents 1946 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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Reaper and Thresher - 20 cents 1946 $0.06 $0.12 $0.15 $12
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Reaper and Thresher - 20 cents 1946 $1.00 $1.80 $3.60
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Reaper and Thresher - 20 cents 1946 $1.50 $2.70 $5.40

Description

With the exception of the war issues of 1942 and 1943 and certain special commemorative stamps, all pictorial postage stamps issued between 1927 and 1945 have illustrated subjects relating to Canada's history, geography, agriculture, and natural resources. The end of the war provided desirable opportunity to use subjects emphasizing the new industrial importance of Canada. In 1946, the Department decided to replace Canada's wartime pictorial postage stamps with an issue intended to provide a pictorial survey of Canada's primary industries and raw materials. The issue placed emphasis on the reconversion of Canadian industry to a peacetime basis.

On this stamp, a combined reaper and thresher drawn by a tractor in use on a Canadian prairie wheatfield. This design illustrates a modern, speedy method of garnering Canada's wheat crop, her principal contribution to the world's food supply. The illustration also emphasizes the importance of grain- growing in Canada's economy.

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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