Monday, February 28, 2011

1970 Christmas
The 1970 Christmas stamps, issued on October 7, 1970, featured twelve drawings submitted by children to a Canada Post Office national stamp design project.

First Day Covers

Canada Post Office Publicity First Day Cover

Shering Corporation

Canada Envelope Company


Atlas Chemical

H and E





David Pritchard


Domestic Letter

Clarkson to Ottawa, October 27, 1970
6 cents domestic letter rate

Edwards, Ont., to Toronto, October 15, 1970
6 cents domestic letter rate

Toronto local registered letter, October 27, 1970
6 cents domestic letter rate + 50 cents registration fee

Winnipeg Tag

NATO Military Forces

CFPO 5051, Baden-Soellingen, Germany to Peterborough
Undeliverable and returned to sender
5 cents return fee handstamp

Air Mail to U.S.

Vancouver to New York, December 30, 1970
10 cents air mail letter rate to the U.S.

International Air Mail

Calgary to Buenos Aires, November 20, 1970
15 cents air mail rate to South America

UPU Printed Matter

Vancouver to Bandhagen, Sweden, December 9, 1970
6 cents UPU surface printed matter letter rate
Shortpaid 1 cent and taxed 20 ore

Thematic Collection

"Christmas Look at Christmas"