|Added by||Alain Martineau|
|General Description :||Based on a design by Canadian Red Cross Society.
The International Red Cross Conference, the supreme governing body of the organization, meets approximately every four years. In July 1952 the Conference met for the first time in Canada in Toronto, Ontario. The last Conference held in the Western hemisphere met in Washington D.C. in 1912. To commemorate the Canadian meeting a two-colour stamp was issued on 26th July, 1952. The design depicts the Red Cross symbol superimposed on the disc of the sun, whose rays spread out over the earth below.
|Face value||$0.04 Cents|
|Designer||Herman Herbert Schwartz|
|Print technique||Engraved in a light blue and lithographed later in red|
|Printed by||Canadian Bank Note Company, Limited|
|Catalog prices||No catalog prices set yet|