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Heritage Preservation Housing

Housing in Canada

Stamp Info

Name Value
Date of Issue September 23, 1998
Year 1998
Quantity 1,000,000
Denomination
45¢
Perforation or Dimension 12.5 x 13
Series Housing in Canada
Series Time Span 1998
Printer Ashton-Potter Canada 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 $1.50
U-VF Used - Very Fine
Used - Very Fine $1.50
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  • They are average prices and might not be fully accurate. The actual value of your stamp may be slightly above or below the listed value, depending on the overall condition of your stamp.

Layouts

Pane of 9 Stamps

Quantity Produced - 1,000,000
Original Price: $4.05
Perforation: 12.5 x 13
Printing Process: Lithography
Gum Type: PVA
Tagging: General, 4 sides
Paper: Tullis Russell

Set of 3 Official First Day Covers

Quantity Produced - Unknown
Cancellation Location: Ottawa ON
Original Price: $4.95
Perforation: 12.5 x 13
Printing Process: Lithography
Gum Type: PVA
Tagging: General, 4 sides
Paper: Tullis Russell

About Stamp

Since the days when only Natives inhabited our vast land, Canadians have been adapting to their local environment, using locally available materials to construct dwellings and build communities. Today, Canada is recognized as a world leader in the housing.

Canada Post will issue a pane of nine domestic-rate Housing stamps this September. Each stamp focuses on one of Canada's celebrated housing structures, with images that evoke the social, environmental, cultural and technological contexts in which these homes were built.

Heritage Preservation Housing

While technology takes the Canadian housing industry in new directions, Heritage Canada seeks to preserve its history. The Ontario Heritage Foundation is a not-for-profit agency of the Government of Ontario dedicated to preserving, protecting and promoting Ontario's heritage for all of us to enjoy now and for others to experience in the future. More than one million buildings in Canada located in cities, towns and in the countryside were built before 1940. Most are homes, many now recognized as heritage buildings - officially protected by provincial and federal legislation.

On the occasion of the Heritage Canada Foundation's 25th anniversary, Canada Post salutes its valuable efforts and recognizes, too, the more than 50 years of service which the Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CMHC) has provided to Canadian dwellers across the country.

Creators

Designed by Peter D.K. Scott. Designed by Glenda Rissman.
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Reference

Canada Post Corporation, Canada's Stamp Details, Vol. 7, No. 5, 1998, p. 8-10, 12.

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