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World Jamboree, 1955


World Jamboree, 1955


Date of Issue

August 20, 1955




Postal Administration


Perforation or Dimension



Canadian Bank Note Company, Limited.


Designed by Laurence Hyde. Modeled by Herman Herbert Schwartz. Picture engraved by Silas Robert Allen. Globes engraved by Yves Baril.

About Stamp

This new design 5¢ stamp is being issued as a tribute to the International Boy Scout movement which is making a slendid contribution to world understanding. The postage stamp will commemorate the 8th World Boy Scout Jamboree that will be held at Niagara-on-the-Lake. The postage stamp was designed by Laurence Hyde of Ottawa and printed by the Canadian Bank Note Company, Ottawa.


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

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