Date of Issue
December 4, 1930
Perforation or Dimension
British American Bank Note Company.
An allegory, "Airmail Encircles the Globe," from a drawing by a staff artist of the British American Bank Note Company, Limited. The figure of Mercury, mythical winged messenger of the gods, symbolizing airmail, is shown, with a scroll in his hand, against a globe outlining the western hemisphere. The design symbolizes the speed in postal communication by air post.
Patrick, Douglas and Mary Patrick. Canada's Postage Stamps. Toronto, McClelland and Stewart Limited, 1964, p. 131.
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