$2.50 2015 - Year of the Ram-souvenir sheet

$2.50 2015 - Year of the Ram-souvenir sheet
Added by Alain Martineau
General Description : Official First Day Covers in Richmond Hill, Ontario
Gum Type: PVA
Designed by Hélène L’Heureux at Interaction Design and illustrated by Susan Scott with calligraphy by Ngan Siu-Mui.
The text on the stamps is in Traditional Chinese, English and French.
This stamps celebrate the ram as the 8th creature in ancient Chinese zodiac. Three rams welcome spring and the Lunar New Year. The ram is a symbol of fertility and prosperity for the people of Guangzhou “Goat City” in China.
The souvenir sheet is decorated with a rain of gold petals, representing an idealized landscape where three rams rest under a tree filled with plum blossoms.
The design is inspired by China’s Danxia mountains.
Face value $2.50 canadian dollar
Catalog code (Michel) CA BL206
Catalog code (Scott) CA 2802
Catalog code Canada post # 403970145; Yvert et Tellier CA F3092 Stanley Gibbons CA MS3100
Series chinese Lunar New Year
Place in series 7
Stamp colour Multicolor
Stamp use Commemorative stamp
Print run 300,000
Issue date 08/01/2015
Designer Hélène L’Heureux
Paper type fluorescent frame
Print technique Offset lithography, Hot stamping and Embossed
Printed by Lowe-Martin
Perforation 12½
Height 140.00 mm
Width 40.00 mm
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