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Lester B. Pearson: On Guard for World Peace

The Millennium Collection, Humanitarians and Peacekeepers

Title

Lester B. Pearson: On Guard for World Peace

Denomination

46¢

Date of Issue

January 17, 2000

Year

Quantity

1,000,000

Postal Administration

Canada

Series

The Millennium Collection, Humanitarians and Peacekeepers

Series Time Span

2000

Perforation or Dimension

13.5

Printer

Ashton-Potter Canada Limited.

Creators

Designed by Kiky Kambylis Based on an illustration by Thom Sevalrud

Layouts

Pane of 4 Stamps

Quantity Produced - 1,000,000
Original Price: $1.84
Dimension: 108mm x 112mm

Official First Day Cover

Quantity Produced - Unknown
Cancellation Location: Ottawa ON

About Stamp

January's series of four Millennium souvenir sheets features, among others, Lester B. Pearson, Terry Fox and CIDA. These bold 112-by-108 mm souvenir sheets frame four 36-by-48 mm stamps in thematic groupings that celebrate Canadian giants in fields as diverse as medicine, finance, peacekeeping and international development.

Lester B Pearson's involvement in the creation of an international force to maintain peace in the Middle East during the Suez Crisis earned him a Nobel Peace Prize and highlighted Canada's role as a global peacekeeper.

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Reference

Canada Post Corporation, Canada's Stamp Details, Vol. 9, No. 1, 2000, p. 18, 21.

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