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McIntosh Apple

Fruit Trees

Stamp Info

Name Value
Date of Issue December 27, 1991
Year 1991
Denomination
48¢
Perforation or Dimension 13, 14.5 x 14
Series Fruit Trees
Series Time Span 1991 - 1995
Printer Ashton-Potter Limited.
Postal Administration Canada

Stamp Values/Prices (Beta Mode*)

Condition Name Avg Price
M-NH-VF Mint - Never Hinged - Very Fine
Mint - Never Hinged - Very Fine $1.00
U-VF Used - Very Fine
Used - Very Fine $0.40
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About Stamp

To replace the Canadian mammals definitive set first introduced in 1988, a new series of medium-value definitive stamps featuring fruit trees in Canada made its debut on December 27, 1991. No mention of Canadian fruit trees would be complete without the apple, and in particular the McIntosh apple. Discovered in 1811 by accident on John McIntosh's homestead in Dundela, Ontario, it has been called the "apple of apples". It is known for its beautiful and unique red robe, uniform in shape and size.

Creators

Based on photographs by Richard Robitaille.
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Reference

Canada Post Corporation. Canada's Stamps Details, No. 5, 1992, p. 8.

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