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Rose-Anna Vachon: Baker from the Beauce

The Millennium Collection, Enterprising Giants

Title

Rose-Anna Vachon: Baker from the Beauce

Denomination

46¢

Date of Issue

March 17, 2000

Year

Quantity

1,000,000

Postal Administration

Canada

Series

The Millennium Collection, Enterprising Giants

Series Time Span

2000

Perforation or Dimension

13.5

Printer

Ashton-Potter Canada Limited.

Creators

Designed by Monique Dufour. Designed by Sophie Lafortune.

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

March's series of four Millennium Souvenir Sheets features among other, Bell Canada, Bombardier, the Canadian Space Program and McCain Foods. These bold 112 x 108 mm souvenir sheets frame four 36 x 48 mm stamps in thematic groupings that celebrate Canadian giants in fields as diverse as engineering, commerce and innovation.

From the kitchen where founder Rose-Anna Vachon perfected her tiny treats to a modern bakery that turns out some two million cakes daily, the Vachon company of Sainte-Marie-de-Beauce, Quebec, has been tantalizing tastebuds since 1923.

Reference

Canada Post Corporation, Canada's Stamp Details, Vol. 9, No. 2, 2000, p. 16, 19.

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