1¢ Elizabeth II 1954

1¢ Elizabeth II 1954
Added by Radu Andron
General Description : To provide 5-cent stamps for the increased first class letter rate effective 1st April, 1954, the Department rushed supplies of the new design stamps for use on that day. The remaining denominations were issued on 19th June, 1954. The colours of the stamps are the same as those of the former issue portraying Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II. Dorothy Wilding Portraits, Limited, supplied the photograph for reproduction. Portrait of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II.
Face value 1 Cent
Catalog code (Michel) 290Ax
Catalog code (Scott) 337
Series Monarchy, Queen Elizabeth II
Place in series 1
Stamp use Definitive stamp
Designer Herman Herbert Schwartz
Print technique Steel engraving
Printed by Canadian Bank Note Company, Limited
Perforation 12, 9.5 Vertical
Height 25.00 mm
Width 21.00 mm
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