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King George V


King George V


Date of Issue

December 1, 1932




Postal Administration


Perforation or Dimension

11, 8.5 vertical


British American Bank Note Company.


Based on a sculpture by Edgar Bertram Mackennal.

About Stamp

In response to a general demand for a new and more suitable postage stamp design portraying King George V, the Post Office Department decided to adopt a medallion motif formerly used for the 3-cent stamp of the Ottawa Conference issue of 12th July, 1932.

King George V

Medallion profile portrait of His Majesty King George V, from a photograph of a bas-relief by Sir Bertram Mackennal, R.A.

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Patrick, Douglas and Mary Patrick. Canada's Postage Stamps. Toronto, McClelland and Stewart Limited, 1964, p. 65.

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