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Country of Production


Date of Production

8th January, 1929

Face Value(s)


Collectors' Value(s)

CAN$700 - CAN$ 3,650

Stamps in a Sheet


The Bluenose is the nickname for the canadian stamp issued on the 8th of January, 1929. It was a part of the King George V scroll issue.

Three printing plates were made; plate 1 was never used because of defects, but plates 2 and 3 (of 100 impressions) were used to print 1,044,900 copies of the stamp.

In 2001 a Bluenose first day cover sold for CAN$3,650.

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