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Sir R.L. Borden

Prime Ministers

Stamp Info

Name Value
Date of Issue June 25, 1951
Year 1951
Quantity 50,800,000
Denomination
Perforation or Dimension 12
Series Prime Ministers
Series Time Span 1951 - 1961
Printer Canadian Bank Note Company, Limited.
Postal Administration Canada

Stamp Values/Prices (Beta Mode*)

Condition Name Avg Price
M-NH-VF Mint - Never Hinged - Very Fine
Mint - Never Hinged - Very Fine $0.30
M-NH-F Mint - Never Hinged - Fine
Mint - Never Hinged - Fine $0.20
U-VF Used - Very Fine
Used - Very Fine $0.15
U-F Used - Fine
Used - Fine $0.05
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Hidden Date

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About Stamp

These two stamps originated a series planned to honour the Canadian prime ministers who had not been previously portrayed. This series of two stamps, with additional issues that followed, commemorated the men of who guided the destinies of Canada from the time of Confederation.

Sir Robert Laird Borden

A portrait of the Right Honourable Sir Robert Laird Borden, Canada's Prime Minister during the First World War. His term of office extended from October, 1911 to July, 1920. He was born in Grand Pré, Nova Scotia, 1854, and died in Ottawa on 10th June, 1937. The stamp design originated from a photograph supplied through the courtesy of the Public Archives of Canada.

Creators

Based on a photograph by William James Topley. Designed by Herman Herbert Schwartz.
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Reference

Patrick, Douglas and Mary Patrick. Canada's Postage Stamps. Toronto, McClelland and Stewart Limited, 1964, p. 91.

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