Date of Issue
June 1, 1935
Perforation or Dimension
Canadian Bank Note Company, Limited.
Designed by Herman Herbert Schwartz. Picture engraved by Harold Osborn. Picture engraved by Warrell Hauck. Figure engraved by Sydney F. Smith.
The hidden date for this stamp can be found in the bottom-right corner.
This issue of stamps in higher values continues to depict scenes of Canadian interest from coast to coast.
The statue of Samuel de Champlain on Dufferin Terrace in Quebec appears in the foreground, with the St. Lawrence River and a shipping scene in the background. This stamp commemorated one of the greatest explorers, whose achievements meant so much in the opening of the New World. The monument was erected in 1898.
Patrick, Douglas and Mary Patrick. Canada's Postage Stamps. Toronto, McClelland and Stewart Limited, 1964, p. 73-74.
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