Canadian Postage Stamps
Search Provinces Series Blog Collecting About Contact

Oil Development, Western Canada

Oil Development, Western Canada Canada Postage Stamp
Add to Wishlist
Find on ebay
Oil Development, Western Canada
Date of Issue
March 1, 1950
Postal Administration
Perforation or Dimension
Canadian Bank Note Company, Limited.
Picture engraved by Silas Robert Allen. Designed by Herman Herbert Schwartz.
About Stamp

This postage stamp design recognized the significance to the national economy of the development of oil in Western Canada. The new issue replaced the 50-cent denomination (logging operations in British Columbia) of the 1946 pictorial series.

Oil Development

A scene depicting two derricks, a sludge flare, and storage tanks among grain stubble. This scene is typical of oil fields in Alberta. In the background are the foothills of the Rocky Mountains.

Patrick, Douglas and Mary Patrick. Canada's Postage Stamps. Toronto, McClelland and Stewart Limited, 1964, p. 90.
Improve Stamp Information
Did you notice an error in this stamp's information?
Do you have any interesting information about this stamp that you would like to share?
Please click here to send us an email with the details.
Similar Stamps
Connection to ebay failed! This is normally caused by AdBlockers. Disable your AdBlocker to see ebay results.
No direct matches found. Click on the button below to search related items.
Search ebay