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Silver Frame

Greeting Stamps

Title

Silver Frame

Denomination

47¢

Date of Issue

December 28, 2000

Year

Postal Administration

Canada

Series

Greeting Stamps

Series Time Span

2000 - 2001

Perforation or Dimension

Diecut, imperforate = Découpé à l'emporte-pièce, non dentelé

Printer

Ashton-Potter Canada Limited.

Creators

Designed by Steven Spazuk.

Layouts

1 booklet of 5 + 5 greeting stickers

Quantity Produced - Unknown
Original Price: $2.35
Perforation: Simulated Perforation
Printing Process: Lithography
Gum Type: Pressure sensitive
Tagging: General, 4 sides
Paper: JAC Paper

OFDC

Quantity Produced - Unknown
Original Price: $2.65
Perforation: Simulated Perforation
Printing Process: Lithography
Gum Type: Pressure sensitive
Tagging: General, 4 sides
Paper: JAC Paper

About Stamp

The highly successful and popular Greeting Stamps booklet, introduced on April 28, 2000, has been renewed for 2001. Changes have been made to both the frame and the greeting stickers, rendering this unique form of postage more flexible for users.

The original (2000) version of Greeting Stamps included only the gold leaf frame, which is still available in the 2001 version. An additional four styles have now been added: silver, mahogany, love, and Christmas. Users can now choose from all five styles. Whereas the original frame had the word "Canada" printed horizontally along the bottom, the word now appears vertically, as well, running up the side of the frame. This new format accommodates horizontal and vertical stickers, and allows users to affix the frame either way on the envelope. The new frame also bears the new denomination ($0.47).

In addition to the revised frames, Canada Post has added the holly sticker design to its original four. Users can now choose from five sticker themes: thank you, maple leaf, pen, heart, and a new theme, holly. All five stickers can be mixed and matched with the five frame styles to create a wide variety of customized postage. And as always, you can create your own unique and personalized stamps using Picture Postage.TM Simply fill out the application on the inside flap of the Greeting Stamps booklet and send it in, along with your favourite horizontal or vertical photo, and you'll receive 25 Picture PostageTM photo stickers, frames and return address labels.

Reference

Canada Post Corporation. Canada's Stamp Details, Vol. 10, No. 1, 2001, p. 10-11.

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