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Boundary Waters - Voyageur Waterway

Boundary Waters - Voyageur Waterway Canada Postage Stamp
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Title
Boundary Waters - Voyageur Waterway
Denomination
40¢
Date of Issue
August 20, 1991
Quantity
3,000,000
Postal Administration
Canada
Series
Canada's River Heritage, Wilderness Rivers
Series Time Span
1991 - 1994
Perforation or Dimension
13 x 12.5
Printer
Ashton-Potter Limited.
Creators
Designed by Malcolm Waddell Based on a drawing by Jan Waddell
About Stamp
On August 20, 1991, five se-tenant stamps will be issued in a Stamp Pack of 10 to recognize the importance of five great Canadian rivers. This is the first in a series to follow. The Canadian Heritage Rivers System (CHRS) was established on January 18, 1984, by the parks agencies of federal, provincial and territorial governments to give national recognition to the important rivers of Canada and to conserve and interpret the best examples of this heritage. These stamps represent just five of the 19 rivers spanning 4,114 kilometers currently included in the CHRS. The 250 km Canadian portion of the Boundary Water-Voyageur Waterway formed a large part of the fur trading route between Montreal and Lake Winnipeg during the 18th and 19th centuries. Both Hudson's Bay Company Voyageurs and North Men of the North West Company plied these waters in fur-laden canoes for more than 200 years. The stamps were designed by Eskind Waddell. Stamp packs sold through the National Philatelic Centre and philatelic centres will be available with unglued covers white those at regular postal outlets will be in the normal Stamp Pack format.
Reference
Canada Post Corporation. Canada's Stamp Details, No. 2, 1991, p. 17-19.
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