Wednesday, December 29, 2010

Christmas 1968
6 cent Denomination

The Inuit carving illustrated on the 6 cent Christmas stamp issued on November 15, 1968, was carved by Mannumi Shaqu, Cape Dorset, Baffin Island. The carving called "Mother and Child" was a gift to Princess Elizabeth and Prince Philip during their 1951 Royal Visit to Canada.

First Day Covers

Canada Envelope Company

Canada Post Office Publicity First Day Cover

Postmaster, Ottawa, Replacement First Day Cover

Atlas Chemical Industries Canada Ltd.

Rosecraft cachet

Canadian Bank Note Company, Limited

Chickering/ Jackson

H & E

Cole Cover

David Pritchard



NATO Forces Europe

CFPO 5055, Zweibrucken Germany to Willowdale, December 5, 1968

6 cents surface letter rate to Canada