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King George V

King George V Canada Postage Stamp
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Title
King George V
Denomination
Date of Issue
December 1, 1932
Quantity
1,212,791,168
Postal Administration
Canada
Perforation or Dimension
11, 8.5 vertical
Printer
British American Bank Note Company.
Creators
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.

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