Royal Canadian Mounted Police Constable on horseback
Date of Issue
June 1, 1935
Perforation or Dimension
Canadian Bank Note Company, Limited.
Horse and landscape engraved by Harold Osborn. Figure engraved by Sydney F. Smith. Designed by Herman Herbert Schwartz.
This issue of stamps in higher values continues to depict scenes of Canadian interest from coast to coast.
Royal Canadian Mounted Police
A Royal Canadian Mounted Police constable on horseback with a prairie background. The force, organized in 1873, has built a tradition of service, courage, and integrity. First known as the North West Mounted Police, the men confined their duties to the Northwest Territories. The term Royal was prefixed to the title in 1904, and in 1920 the name was changed to the Royal Canadian Mounted Police.
Patrick, Douglas and Mary Patrick. Canada's Postage Stamps. Toronto, McClelland and Stewart Limited, 1964, p. 73.
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