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Marriage of H.R.H. Princess Elizabeth


Marriage of H.R.H. Princess Elizabeth


Date of Issue

February 16, 1948




Postal Administration


Perforation or Dimension



Canadian Bank Note Company, Limited.


Based on a photograph by Dorothy Wilding. Designed by Herman Herbert Schwartz. Portrait engraved by William F. Ford.

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In 1947 Princess Elizabeth was married to Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh, who was then Lieutenant Philip Mountbatten, Royal Navy.

Princess Elizabeth

The stamp portrays Princess Elizabeth from a photograph by Dorothy Wilding, London, England.


Patrick, Douglas and Mary Patrick. Canada's Postage Stamps. Toronto, McClelland and Stewart Limited, 1964, p. 86.

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