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The Old Town of Lunenburg, Nova Scotia

UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Canada

Stamp Info

Name Value
Date of Issue January 13, 2016
Year 2016
Quantity Continuous Printing
Denomination
PERMANENT™ (P)
Perforation or Dimension 24 mm x 20 mm
Series UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Canada
Series Time Span 2014 - 2017
Printer Lowe-Martin
Postal Administration Canada

Stamp Values/Prices (Beta Mode*)

Condition Name Avg Price
M-NH-VF Mint - Never Hinged - Very Fine
Mint - Never Hinged - Very Fine $1.30
U-VF Used - Very Fine
Used - Very Fine $0.35
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  • They are average prices and might not be fully accurate. The actual value of your stamp may be slightly above or below the listed value, depending on the overall condition of your stamp.

Layouts

Booklet of 30 stamps

Quantity Produced - Continuous printing
Original Price: $25.50
Dimension: 24 mm x 20 mm
Printing Process: Lithography in 5 colours

Booklet of 10 stamps

Quantity Produced - Continuous printing
Original Price: $8.50
Dimension: 24 mm x 20 mm
Printing Process: Lithography in 5 colours

Souvenir sheet of 5 stamps

Quantity Produced - 125,000
Original Price: $4.25
Dimension: 130 mm x 71 mm
Printing Process: Lithography in 5 colours
Gum Type: PVA

Souvenir sheet Official First Day Cover

Quantity Produced - 9,000
Cancellation Location: Ottawa ON
Original Price: $5.25
Dimension: 191 mm x 113 mm

About Stamp

If the images on these definitive stamps look familiar, it’s because larger versions of the same ones appeared on U.S. and international-rate commemoratives issued in May 2014.

Designed by Lara Minja, of Lime Design, this second set of UNESCO definitives showcases the natural, historical and cultural treasures in our country that have been designated as important “to the common heritage of humanity.” They also allow you to share these incredible locations with friends and family at home and around the world.

The five sites on these Permanent™ domestic-rate stamps – the Landscape of Grand Pré (N.S.), the Rideau Canal (Ont.), SGang Gwaay (B.C.), Head-Smashed-In Buffalo Jump (Alta.) and Old Town Lunenburg (N.S.) – are among 17 UNESCO World Heritage sites in Canada. Another seven are tentatively listed for designation.

Parks Canada is responsible for the implementation of the World Heritage Convention in Canada and the protection and conservation of 12 of these amazing sites.

Creators

Design: Lime Design | Photography: Lunenburg, Ward Isnor.
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