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King George V


King George V


Date of Issue

June 1, 1935




Postal Administration


Perforation or Dimension



Canadian Bank Note Company, Limited.


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 located 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.

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

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