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Muskox

National Wildlife

Stamp Info

Name Value
Date of Issue April 4, 1955
Year 1955
Quantity 51,200,000
Denomination
Perforation or Dimension 12
Series National Wildlife
Series Time Span 1953 - 1957
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 $0.40
U-VF Used - Very Fine
Used - Very Fine $0.20
* Notes about these prices:
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  • They are not based on catalogue values but on current dealer and auction listings. The reason for this is that catalogues tend to over-value stamps.
  • 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 date for this stamp is hidden in the Muskox's fur.

Interesting Details

The designer's initial is on this stamp. The initial H belongs to Emanuel Otto Hahn.

About Stamp

The 4¢ stamp illustrates the head of a Musk-ox. This stamp was designed by Emanuel Hahn, R.C.S., of Toronto. Musk-oxen are now limited to a few small herds on the mainland and islands of the Northwest Territories and are totally protected by the regulations of the Northwest Territories game authorities.

Creators

Designed by Emanuel Otto Hahn. Modeled by Herman Herbert Schwartz. Picture engraved by Silas Robert Allen.
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Reference

Canada Post Office Department. [Postage Stamp Press Release], 1955.

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