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Champlain Monument

Title

Champlain Monument

Denomination

$1.00

Date of Issue

June 1, 1935

Year

Quantity

818,000

Postal Administration

Canada

Perforation or Dimension

12

Printer

Canadian Bank Note Company, Limited.

Creators

Designed by Herman Herbert Schwartz. Picture engraved by Harold Osborn. Picture engraved by Warrell Hauck. Figure engraved by Sydney F. Smith.

Hidden Date

The hidden date for this stamp can be found in the bottom-right corner.

About Stamp

This issue of stamps in higher values continues to depict scenes of Canadian interest from coast to coast.

Champlain Monument

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.

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Reference

Patrick, Douglas and Mary Patrick. Canada's Postage Stamps. Toronto, McClelland and Stewart Limited, 1964, p. 73-74.

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