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World Jamboree, 1955

Stamp Info

Name Value
Date of Issue August 20, 1955
Year 1955
Quantity 51,350,000
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 $0.30
U-VF Used - Very Fine
Used - Very Fine $0.15
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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.

Creators

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

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

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