Tuesday, November 8, 2011

6 cent Centennial Black DefinitiveIdeal Toy Company Facsimile

Ideal Toy Company 6 cent definitive

Collectors specializing in the Centennial definitive stamps are interested in esoteric aspects of the issue. This post shows a 1970 insert printed by the Ideal Toy Company of Canada Limited which instructed parents on the proper hair care for its "Crissy Doll".

The Ideal Toy insert was printed on 8 1/2" x 11" paper:

When folded, the insert had the appearance of an envelope:

Information regarding proper hair care

The 6 cent facsimile stamp definitive received a double circle Toronto machine cancellation dated July 24, 1970: