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The Flag

Title

The Flag

Denomination

39¢

Date of Issue

February 8, 1990

Year

Postal Administration

Canada

Series

Canadian Flag

Series Time Span

1989 - 2002

Perforation or Dimension

10 horizontal

Printer

Canadian Bank Note Company, Limited.

Creators

Designed by Stuart Bradley Ash. Designed by Katalin Kovats. Engraved by Yves Baril.

About Stamp

Our flag appears on several 39-cent definitives, replacing the Parliament Buildings theme of previous years. Sheets of 100 stamps and packs of 10 and 25 feature the flag against a blue, cloudy sky; a one-colour variation appears on the roll stamp and stamps showing the flag against different coloured backgrounds appear in the vending booklet. The new "Quick Sticks" self-adhesive flag stamp depicts the flag flying against a typical western Canadian prairie background; it's available only in packs of 12 stamps. Toronto designers Gottschalk + Ash International created all these flag designs. This firm designed last year's "Quick Sticks" Stamp Pack as well as numerous other Canadian stamps.

Reference

Canada Post Corporation. Presenting, 1989.

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