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Polar Bear Canada Postage Stamp
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Polar Bear
Date of Issue
April 1, 1953
Postal Administration
National Wildlife
Series Time Span
1953 - 1957
Perforation or Dimension
Canadian Bank Note Company, Limited.
Designed by John Alexander Crosby. Picture engraved by Silas Robert Allen.
Hidden Date

This stamp's date is printed at the base of the bear's neck.

About Stamp

Wildlife that was once so abundant to our fore fathers is being depleted at an alarming rate because of its lack of appreciation. It is the Department's hope that the wildlife series of postage stamp issues will emphasize to all Canadians the importance of securing and restoring the wildlife resources of Canada, not only for their considerable economic value but also becaue they are a constant source of pleasure to thousands in every walk of life. The 2¢ postage stamp displaying a Polar Bear was designed by John Crosby, an artist of the National Museum of Canada, Ottawa.

Canada Post Office Department. [Postage Stamp Press Release], 1953.
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