4¢ International Red Cross Conference 1952

4¢ International Red Cross Conference 1952
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
Catalog code (Michel) CA 271
Catalog code (Scott) CA 317
Catalog code Yvert et Tellier CA 252 Stanley Gibbons CA 442
Stamp colour blue / scarlet
Stamp use Commemorative stamp
Print run 50,000,000
Issue date 26/07/1952
Designer Herman Herbert Schwartz
Print technique Engraved in a light blue and lithographed later in red
Printed by Canadian Bank Note Company, Limited
Perforation 12
Height 26.00 mm
Width 37.00 mm
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