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The Historic Old Port of Montreal, Quebec

Tourist Attractions

Title

The Historic Old Port of Montreal, Quebec

Denomination

65¢

Date of Issue

June 1, 2002

Year

Quantity

750,000

Postal Administration

Canada

Series

Tourist Attractions

Series Time Span

2001 - 2004

Perforation or Dimension

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

Printer

Canadian Bank Note Company, Limited.

Creators

Designed by Catharine Bradbury.

Hidden Date

The hidden date for this stamp can be found on the tall building near the left edge of the stamp.

Layouts

Booklet of 5 self-adhesive stamps (sealed)

Quantity Produced - 750,000
Original Price: $3.25
Perforation: Simulated
Dimension: 48 mm x 30 mm (horizontal)
Printing Process: Lithography in 8 colours
Gum Type: Pressure sensitive
Tagging: General, 4 sides
Paper: JAC

Official First Day Cover

Quantity Produced - Unknown
Cancellation Location: Kings Landing NB
Original Price: $4.25
Perforation: Simulated
Printing Process: Lithography in 8 colours
Gum Type: Pressure sensitive
Tagging: General, 4 sides
Paper: JAC

About Stamp

OLD PORT OF MONTRÉAL
Located between the St. Lawrence River and the city-centre, Old Montréal and the Old Port showcase the area's rich history. Much of the past is visible today, from the place the city was founded in 1642, to the French colony's winding paths, lovely 18th and 19th century architecture and Canada's first skyscrapers.

CANADA ON DISPLAY
This stamp was designed by Bradbury Design of Regina, with Catharine Bradbury as design principal and Karin Uusikorpi as associate designer. The challenge of this stamp lay in promoting the diversity and beauty of Canadian tourist attractions in an appealing and effective manner. Aimed at American and international communities, the stamp showcases the talents of the photographer, who set out to capture the essence of this attraction.

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Reference

Canada Post Corporation. Canada's Stamp Details, Vol. 11, No. 2, 2002, p. 18, 21.

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