Canadian Postage Stamps
Search Provinces Series Blog Collecting About Contact


Wolverine Canada Postage Stamp
Add to Wishlist
Find on ebay
Date of Issue
December 28, 1990
Postal Administration
Canadian Mammals
Series Time Span
1988 - 1990
Perforation or Dimension
14.5 x 14, 13, 12.5 x 13
Ashton-Potter Limited.
Designed by Brian Tsang.
About Stamp
Three new-rate medium-value definitives featuring large mammals indigenous to Canada were issued on December 28, 1990. As the last set in a series which was begun in 1987, these three stamps bring the total number in the series to 19 different stamps, not including some paper and perforation varieties. The 46-cent U.S.-rate value features the solitary wolverine (Gulo gulo), whose habitat is primarily the Yukon, the Northwest Territories and parts of British Columbia. As the largest member of the weasel family, it resembles a small bear with its stout, long-haired, muscular body. Noted for its bad disposition, strength, cunning, fearlessness and voracity, the wolverine tends to be more of a scavenger than a hunter, consuming all manner of animals and berries. The stamps in this series were all designed by Brian Tsang of Toronto. All three designs are available in panes of 50 stamps, while the 46-cent and 80-cent denomination are also available in handy packs of five stamps.
Canada Post Corporation. Canada's Stamp Details, No. 1, 1991, p. 10-11.
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.
Similar Stamps
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