Entry Into Confederation Centennial
Prince Edward Island entered Confederation on July 1, 1873, becoming the seventh province to do so. The P.E.I. stamp designed by Anthony Mann features oak trees. According to tradition, the large oak, part of the arms of Prince Edward Island, represents England and the saplings the three counties (Kings, Queen, Prince) of the Island.
First Day Covers
The P.E.I. stamp was issued on June 22, 1973.
Canada Envelope Company (Rosecraft cachet)
Canadian Bank Note
Canada Post Office "Official"
Earlier P.E.I. Related Stamp Issues
Canada Post Office issued three stamps commemorating P.E.I. prior to the release of the 1973 Centennial stamp:
1964 - Charlottetown Conference
1965 - Floral Emblem Stamp
1969 - Charlottetown Bicentennial