This is a blog of my personal stamps and covers collection. I am an avid collector of postage stamps, miniature sheets, FDCs and covers addressed to me from across the world, an accumulator and hoarder of stamps. It is my attempt here to show you all of my collection in the posts that I'll add and update regularly. I hope to add more to the collection in the process, interact with you other collectors out there and share thoughts and information about anything and everything related.
Sunday, April 24, 2011
Christmas stamps of Canada. It was not until 1964 that Canada commenced a regular run of Christmas stamps. Until 1969, a set of 2 stamps were issued, all of which I have as you can see below. I am missing the very first Christmas stamps of Canada which are supposedly the world's first Christmas stamps too, the 1898 Mercator map stamps inscribed Xmas 1898, in my collection.
In 1970, a set of 12 stamps on Children's drawings was issued. I've left gaps for the two missing stamps from this set. There are gaps I've left for all the other missing stamps too.
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