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Postal Union, Ottawa, 1933

Postal Union, Ottawa, 1933 Canada Postage Stamp
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Title

Postal Union, Ottawa, 1933

Denomination

Date of Issue

May 18, 1933

Quantity

5,100,000

Postal Administration

Canada

Perforation or Dimension

11

Printer

British American Bank Note Company.

About Stamp

The "Commission préparatoire" or World's Executive Committee of the International Postal Union held its sessions in Ottawa from 18th May to 28th June, 1933. This committee was constituted after World War I to deal with innumerable problems of international postal service arising after that upheaval. The Commission performed a valuable service in simplifying objectives by reducing the agenda of the various World Postal Congresses to the minimum.

Parliament Hill

View of Parliament Hill, Ottawa, from a photograph. The scene shows, from left to right, the following buildings in the Parliamentary and Department group: Library of Parliament, Centre Block, Peace Tower, West Block, and Confederation Building, and the wooded cliffs of Parliament Hill above the Ottawa River.

Reference

Patrick, Douglas and Mary Patrick. Canada's Postage Stamps. Toronto, McClelland and Stewart Limited, 1964, p.66-67.

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