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University of Manitoba, 1877-2002

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Title

University of Manitoba, 1877-2002

Denomination

48¢

Date of Issue

February 28, 2002

Year

Quantity

3,000,000

Postal Administration

Canada

Series

Canadian Universities

Series Time Span

2002 - 2008

Perforation or Dimension

13.5

Printer

Ashton-Potter Canada Limited.

Creators

Designed by Steven Slipp. Based on an illustration by Bonnie Ross.

Hidden Date

The hidden date for this stamp can be found along the right edge of the stamp.

Layouts

Booklet of 8 (sealed)

Quantity Produced - 375,000
Original Price: $3.84
Perforation: 13+
Dimension: 33 mm x 45 mm (vertical)
Printing Process: Lithography (5 colours)
Gum Type: P.V.A.
Tagging: General, 4 sides
Paper: Tullis Russell Coatings

Official First Day Cover

Quantity Produced - Unknown
Cancellation Location: Winnipeg MB
Original Price: $1.48
Perforation: 13+
Dimension: 33 mm x 45 mm (vertical)
Printing Process: Lithography (5 colours)
Gum Type: P.V.A.
Tagging: General, 4 sides
Paper: Tullis Russell Coatings

About Stamp

Canada Post will issue a single domestic rate stamp commemorating the 125th anniversary of the founding of the University of Manitoba.

The Founding of the University of Manitoba
On February 28, 1877, western Canada's first university was established, with instruction offered through three existing colleges: St. Boniface College (Catholic); St. John's College (Anglican); and Manitoba College (Presbyterian).

A Growing University
Today, the University of Manitoba has a student body of approximately 21,000 in total, with 22 faculties on two campuses offering over 100 different areas of study at the undergraduate level in addition to graduate and professional programs.

A Series of Designs
The University of Manitoba stamp is one in a series featuring universities; each stamp showing a significant building from the campus, the university seal, and a vignette of an activity. Designed by Semaphor Design Company Inc. of Halifax, the stamp features the Administration Building, with a vignette highlighting the University's role in the development of canola.

Reference

Canada Post Corporation. Canada's Stamp Details, Vol. 11, No. 1, 2002, p. 25.

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