Search Provinces Series Blog About Contact

Maple Leaf

Maple Leaf

Title

Maple Leaf

Denomination

Date of Issue

March 1, 1982

Year

Quantity

86,440,000

Postal Administration

Canada

Series

Maple Leaf

Series Time Span

1981 - 1983

Perforation or Dimension

12 x 12.5

Printer

British American Bank Note Company.

Creators

Engraved by Yves Baril. Designed by Raymond Bellemare.

About Stamp

The maple leaf has symbolized Canada from its earliest days when settlers first admired the brightly coloured maple leaves of autumn, and in 1965 the maple leaf actually became the country's national emblem through its use on our flag. Raymond Bellemare's now familiar maple leaf design illustrates this issue of definitive postage stamps reflecting the new postal rates. Included are a 32-cent stamp in both sheet and coil formats; a 50-cent vending machine booklet containing one 32-cent stamp, one 8-cent stamp and two 5-cent stamps are featuring a line drawing of one of the ten provincial legislative buildings on each cover; and an $8 booklet of twenty-five 32-cent stamps. The last booklet, which is not illustrated in this Bulletin, has a line drawing of the Library of Parliament on its cover.
Connection to ebay failed! This is normally caused by AdBlockers. Disable your AdBlocker to see ebay results.
No direct matches found. Click on the button below to search related items.
Search ebay

Similar Stamps

Reference

Canada Post Corporation. [Postage Stamp Press Release], 1983.

Improve Stamp Information

Did you notice an error in this stamp's information?
Do you have any interesting information about this stamp that you would like to share?
Please click here to send us an email with the details.