Canada Odds and Ends – Meters, Revenues, Postcards, Slogan Cancels and More

 

I have a habit of saving most everything that comes my way.   The key is that I am able to identify and catalog it in some way. For items that are not listed in regular catalogs, this is where specialized catalogs come in handy.  And, in many cases, online resources that contain listings for […]

Canada 1982 Scott #973 – Repellex Error – Orange Color in Background

 

Sometimes, us simple worldwide collectors get lucky.   We all hope to find that big dollar stamp variety lurking in a lot of off paper stamps, and every once in a while, we get a little taste. Not a million dollars worth of course – But in this case, I suppose about $100. The 1982 […]

Canada – 1968 – 479 – Red over Blue Variety

 

Another example of Unitrade providing additional minor number varieties for Canadian Stamps. This Meteorology stamp, issued in 1968, is Scott (Unitrade) number 479.   Printed in 4 colors, dark blue, light blue, yellow and red. The variety, according to Unitrade is called “Red Over Blue” where the red edge of the dish appears to be […]

Canada 1964 – 429A – Deformed Maple Leaf Varieties

 

This stamp, issued in 1964, is the last in a series of 14 stamps featuring provincial flowers and coats of arms.  This final stamp features the Canada Maple Leaf along with the national Canada coat of arms. The Unitrade catalog lists a variety of this stamp called the “Deformed Maple Leaf” variety and gives it […]