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H.M. George V & H.M. Queen Mary

Stamp Info

Name Value
Date of Issue May 4, 1935
Year 1935
Quantity 60,425,000
Denomination
Perforation or Dimension 12
Printer Canadian Bank Note Company, Limited.
Postal Administration Canada

Stamp Values/Prices (Beta Mode*)

Condition Name Avg Price
M-NH-VF Mint - Never Hinged - Very Fine
Mint - Never Hinged - Very Fine $2.75
M-NH-F Mint - Never Hinged - Fine
Mint - Never Hinged - Fine $1.90
M-NH-VG Mint - Never Hinged - Very Good
Mint - Never Hinged - Very Good $0.75
M-H-VF Mint - Hinged - Very Fine
Mint - Hinged - Very Fine $2.10
U-VF Used - Very Fine
Used - Very Fine $0.20
U-F Used - Fine
Used - Fine $0.15
U-VG Used - Very Good
Used - Very Good $0.10
* Notes about these prices:
  • They are currently in beta mode, meaning that they should not be relied upon yet as a source of truth and could change frequently. Please notify CPS if you come across values that do not make sense.
  • They are not based on catalogue values but on current dealer and auction listings. The reason for this is that catalogues tend to over-value stamps.
  • They are average prices and might not be fully accurate. The actual value of your stamp may be slightly above or below the listed value, depending on the overall condition of your stamp.

About Stamp

On the 1st April, 1935, the contract for the manufacture of Canadian postage stamps and postal stationery reverted to the Canadian Bank Note Company, Limited, Ottawa. On 6th May, 1935, King George V celebrated the twenty-fifth anniversary of his accession to the throne in 1910. To commemorate this Silver Jubilee, Canada joined with the other countries of the Commonwealth to honour the sovereign, himself a keen philatelist, by the issue of six special postage stamps.

King George V & Queen Mary

Portrait of Their Majesties, King George V and Queen Mary, from photographs. His Majesty is wearing the Imperial State Crown.

Creators

Portraits finished by Edwin H. Gunn. Portraits engraved by Sydney F. Smith. Designed by Herman Herbert Schwartz.
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Reference

Patrick, Douglas and Mary Patrick. Canada's Postage Stamps. Toronto, McClelland and Stewart Limited, 1964, p. 70-71.

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