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Delicious Apple

Delicious Apple Canada Postage Stamp
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Delicious Apple
Date of Issue
December 30, 1992
Postal Administration
Fruit Trees
Series Time Span
1991 - 1995
Perforation or Dimension
13, 14.5 x 14
Canadian Bank Note Company, Limited.
Based on photographs by Richard Robitaille.
About Stamp
Three new stamps designs have been added to the popular Fruit Trees of Canada series. Apples are Canada'most important fruit crop, and the Delicious apple ranks second only to the McIntosh. It was discovered in Iowa in 1872 and named after the state's nickname, "Hawkeye". In 1893, the Stark Brothers took over propagation and renamed it "Delicious" for its creamy white, juicy and sweet texture. It has an oblong shape with a five-crown apex.
Canada Post Corporation. Canada's Stamps Details, No. 9, 1993, p. 8.
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