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International Red Cross Conference

Stamp Info

Name Value
Date of Issue July 26, 1952
Year 1952
Quantity 50,000,000
Denomination
Perforation or Dimension 12
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 $0.20
M-NH-F Mint - Never Hinged - Fine
Mint - Never Hinged - Fine $0.10
M-H-F Mint - Hinged - Fine
Mint - Hinged - Fine $0.05
U-VF Used - Very Fine
Used - Very Fine $0.15
U-F Used - Fine
Used - Fine $0.10
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  • They are average prices and might not be fully accurate. The actual value of your stamp may be slightly above or below the listed value, depending on the overall condition of your stamp.

Hidden Date

The hidden date for this stamp is found on the left side of the stamp above the words "International Conference".

About Stamp

The International Red Cross Conference, the supreme governing body of the organization, meets approximately every four years. In July 1952 the Conference met for the first time in Canada in Toronto, Ontario. The last Conference held in the Western hemisphere met in Washington D.C. in 1912. To commemorate the Canadian meeting a two-colour stamp was issued on 26th July, 1952. The design depicts the Red Cross symbol superimposed on the disc of the sun, whose rays spread out over the earth below. The stamp was printed in two colours: engraved in a light blue and lithographed later in red.

Creators

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. 94-95.

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