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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
June 1, 1935
Quantity
347,583,000
Postal Administration
Canada
Perforation or Dimension
12, 8 vertical
Printer
Canadian Bank Note Company, Limited.
Creators
Portrait engraved by Edwin H. Gunn. Based on a photograph by Lafayette Portrait Studios. Designed by Herman Herbert Schwartz.
Hidden Date

This stamp has a hidden date inside the ring around the portrait near the left maple leaf.

About Stamp

Beginning with this issue, the dies of all Canadian postage stamps bore a date indicating the year of manufacture of each design. Thus in this series, the year of manufacture is incorporated in the design of the stamp in an inconspicuous manner. The name of the manufacturer appears in the margin of the sheet.

King George V

Portrait of His Majesty King George V.

Reference
Patrick, Douglas and Mary Patrick. Canada's Postage Stamps. Toronto, McClelland and Stewart Limited, 1964, p. 72.
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