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Peggy's Cove, Nova Scotia

Tourist Attractions

Title

Peggy's Cove, Nova Scotia

Denomination

$1.25

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 in the bottom-left corner.

Layouts

Booklet of 5 self-adhesive stamps (sealed)

Quantity Produced - 750,000
Original Price: $6.25
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: Yellowknife NT
Original Price: $7.25
Perforation: Simulated
Printing Process: Lithography in 8 colours
Gum Type: Pressure sensitive
Tagging: General, 4 sides
Paper: JAC

About Stamp

PEGGY'S COVE
This uniquely rugged fishing community of fewer than 100 inhabitants is centred around a narrow ocean inlet in St. Margaret's Bay, 52 kilometres southeast of Halifax. Settlement dates back to the early 1800s, when fishermen first used the cove as a port. The famous lighthouse on Peggy's Cove has become a symbol of Atlantic Canada.

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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