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Tim Horton

NHL All-Stars

Title

Tim Horton

Denomination

48¢

Date of Issue

January 12, 2002

Year

Quantity

1,500,000

Postal Administration

Canada

Series

NHL All-Stars

Series Time Span

2000 - 2005

Perforation or Dimension

12.5 x 13

Printer

Canadian Bank Note Company, Limited.

Creators

Designed by Stéphane Huot. Based on an illustration by Charles Vinh.

Hidden Date

The hidden date for this stamp can be found on the player's hockey stick.

Layouts

Pane of 6 stamps

Quantity Produced - 1,500,000
Original Price: $2.88
Perforation: 13+
Dimension: 40 mm x 39.47 mm (horizontal)
Printing Process: Lithography in 7 colours
Gum Type: P.V.A.
Tagging: General, 4 sides
Paper: Tullis Russell Coatings

Official First Day Cover (Pack of 3)

Quantity Produced - Unknown
Cancellation Location: Toronto ON
Original Price: $5.88
Perforation: 13+
Dimension: 40 mm x 39.47 mm (horizontal)
Printing Process: Lithography in 7 colours
Gum Type: P.V.A.
Tagging: General, 4 sides
Paper: Tullis Russell Coatings

About Stamp

On February 1-2, 2002, the City of Los Angeles welcomes hockey's brightest stars as it hosts the 2002 NHL All-Star Game and events. Since 1947, NHL's best players have been selected by the coaches, executives, the media or fans to take part in this spectacular event.

Tim Horton
Tim Horton played 24 seasons in the NHL, 18 of them for the Toronto Maple Leafs. Horton played his first full season for Toronto in 1952-53. He appeared in seven All-Star Games, and in 1962 was on the Maple Leafs team that won the first of four Stanley Cups in the 1960s. Traded to the New York Rangers in 1970, and to the Pittsburgh Penguins a year later, Horton became a Buffalo Sabre until his death in 1974. Elected to the Hall of Fame in 1977, Horton played in a total of 1,446 games.

About the Stamp
Designed by Stéphane Huot of Montreal, and with illustrations by Charles Vinh and Pierre Rousseau, this glorious, stamp reflects the history and personalities of some of hockey's most enduring legends. This stamp includes a detailed head-and-shoulder portrait superimposed on a silver star.

Reference

Canada Post Corporation. Canada's Stamp Details, Vol. 11, No. 1, 2002, p. 12-14.

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