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Point Pelee National Park (ON)

From Far and Wide

Stamp Info

Name Value
Date of Issue January 15, 2018
Year 2018
Quantity Continuous Printing
Denomination
$1.20
Series From Far and Wide
Series Time Span 2018
Printer Lowe-Martin
Postal Administration Canada

Interesting Details

This stamp has "Point Pelee National Park (ON)" micro-printed along the peninsula coastline.

Layouts

United States Stamps ($1.20) - Booklet of 6

Quantity Produced - Continuous printing
Original Price: $7.20
Perforation: Simulated Perforation
Dimension: 24 mm x 20 mm
Printing Process: Lithography in 5 colours
Gum Type: Pressure sensitive
Tagging: General, 4 sides
Paper: Tullis Russell

United States Stamps ($1.20) - Coil of 50

Quantity Produced - Continuous printing
Original Price: $60.00
Perforation: Simulated Perforation
Dimension: 24 mm x 20 mm
Printing Process: Lithography in 5 colours
Gum Type: Pressure sensitive
Tagging: General, 4 sides
Paper: Tullis Russell

Souvenir Sheet of 9 stamps

Quantity Produced - 80,000
Original Price: $10.75
Perforation: 13+
Dimension: 150 mm x 75 mm
Printing Process: Lithography in 6 colours
Gum Type: PVA
Tagging: General, 4 sides
Paper: Tullis Russell

Souvenir Sheet Official First Day Cover

Quantity Produced - 7,000
Cancellation Location: Leamington ON
Original Price: $11.75
Dimension: 190 mm x 112 mm
Printing Process: Lithography in 6 colours

About Stamp

Enjoy Canada’s scenic beauty with this stamp featuring the distinctive tip of Ontario’s Point Pelee National Park.

The southernmost point of the Canadian mainland, Point Pelee National Park is small but ecologically diverse. An important migration landmark for monarch butterflies, the park is also home to many species of birds, turtles, and dragonflies. Point Pelee National Park is celebrating its 100th anniversary in 2018.

This stamp is one of nine definitive stamps from the first issue in a multi-year series featuring must-see Canadian destinations.

There are so many beautiful places to see across Canada, it’s a constant temptation to pack your bags, hit the road and explore this fabulous country from one end to the other. If that’s not practical, this new definitive stamp series – From Far and Wide – promises to satisfy even the most restless of armchair travelers and inspire all of us to see more of this land first-hand.

Creators

Design: Stéphane Huot. Photo:courtesy of Manitoba Parks
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Reference

Canada Post Details Magazine - January 2018, Volume XXVII NO 1

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