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The Flag

Canadian Flag


The Flag



Date of Issue

June 30, 1989


Postal Administration



Canadian Flag

Series Time Span

1989 - 2002

Perforation or Dimension

Diecut, imperforate = Découpé à l'emporte-pièce, non dentelé


Ashton-Potter Limited.


Designed by Stuart Bradley Ash.

About Stamp

In recognition of today's consumers' search for products saving time and effort, Canada Post Corporation is issuing new stamp packs of 12 pressure sensitive or self-adhesive definitive stamps featuring the Canadian Flag. The stamps need only to be peeled from their backing and affixed to an envelope, offering an alternative to traditional gummed stamps. Designed by the Toronto design firm Gottschalk + Ash International, the Canadian flat stamp is a composite of two separate photographs: one of the flag; the other of a Canadian forest. An electronic merging of the photographs during the colour separation process created the combined image seen on the stamp.
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