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September 24, 1951 - 4 cents 1951 - Canadian stamp

September 24, 1951 1951 - Canadian stamp

Specifications

  • Quantity: 49 750 000
  • Issue date: Trains
  • Printer: Canadian Bank Note Company, Limited
  • Scott: #311

September 24, 1951 - 4 cents 1951 prices and values

The value of a September 24, 1951 - 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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September 24, 1951 - 4 cents 1951 $0.02 $0.05 $0.10 $3.20
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September 24, 1951 - 4 cents 1951 $0.06 $0.13 $0.22
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September 24, 1951 - 4 cents 1951 $0.13 $0.26 $0.44

Description

This centennial commemorative stamp honoured the transfer in 1851 of the administration of postal service from Great Britain to British North America. It emphasizes the development of communications by land a feature of Canadian history closely related to the development of postal service. The 1st day of issue coincided with the stamp exhibition called CAPEX (Canadian Association for Philatelic Exhibitions). The Postmaster General, G. Edouard Rinfret, was the Honorary President. The 4-cent stamp displays trains of the periods 1851 and 1951. The lower portion features an old-fashioned wood-burning steam-engine and train. The modern train in the upper half of this stamp is a composite picture of 2 Canadian trains. One is the 1st streamlined diesel electric locomotive manufactured in Canada at the Montreal Locomotive Works in April, 1950, for the Canadian National Railways. The other is a train in regular passenger service in 1951 on the Canadian Pacific Railway between Montreal and Vermont.

Creators

Picture engraved by Silas Robert Allen
Designed by Herman Herbert Schwartz

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Note

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

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