Saturday, 22 November 2014

Trading Card Size Stamps

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Subcategory - Trading Card Size Stamps

Canada 2014 NHL Original Six Trading Card Size Stamps

Issue date 3 Oct 2014

Bobby Orr, Pierre Pilote, Red Kelly, Doug Harvey, Harry Howell and Tim Horton were among the great Canadian players that dominated the sport from the 1940s to the 1960s. They were part of NHL (National Hockey League) Teams as defence men.

Canada Post issued a souvenir sheet in the form of a trading card with details of the players on the reverse. These six souvenir sheets were sold in a packet with one in every 50 packets having a signed sheet by one of the above players. Each sheet size was of 52.5 mm x 79 mm. These sheets had a value of CAD2.50 (International postal rate in 2014)

Also issued was pane sheet of 6 stamps with team logo embossing of each player on the sides of the pane. The stamps were of the Domestic Rate and features as Permanent stamps for domestic postage. Stamp size 32 mm x 40 mm. 

You can also check the comparison of the Trading card sized stamps with the size of domestic stamps below

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