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Centennial Definitives, 1967-73 Part 3: 8c to $1

Last Updated : November 27, 2010

The high values, consisting of engravings created from paintings of Canadian artists.

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Description Perforation Paper Tag Printer Format Issued Unitrade
8c Alaska Highway, by A. Y. Jackson (violet brown)
a) Dex Gum (Plate 1,2) 12 x 12 (L) CR None CBN S50 1967-02-08 461
b) Dex Gum 12 x 12 (L) HB None CBN S50 1971-07 461ii
 
10c Jack Pine, by Tom Thomson (olive green)
a) Dex Gum (Plate 1,2) 12 x 12 (L) CR None CBN S50 1967-02-08 462
b) Dex Gum (spotty white) 12 x 12 (L) HB None CBN S50 1971-12 462ii
c) PVA Gum (Plate 3) 12 x 12 (L) PL None CBN S50 1971-03 462iv
d) Dex Gum, Tagged 12 x 12 (L) CR WT-2 CBN S50 1971-12-09 462p
e) Dex Gum (spotty white) 12 x 12 (L) HB WT-2 CBN S50 1972-01 462pi
f) Dex Gum (spotty white) 12 x 12 (L) HB GT-2 CBN S50 1972-01 462pii
g) PVA Gum 12 x 12 (L) PL GT-2 CBN S50 1972-02 462iii
h) PVA Gum 12 x 12 (L) PL WT-2 CBN S50 1972-11 462iv
 
15c Bylot Island, by Lawren Harris (dull purple)
a) Dex Gum (Plate 1,2) 12 x 12 (L) CR None CBN S50 1967-02-08 463
b) Dex Gum 12 x 12 (L) HB None CBN S50 1971-03 463ii
c) PVA Gum (Plate 3) 12 x 12 (L) PL None CBN S50 1972-03 463iii
d) Dex Gum 12 x 12 (L) CR WT-2 CBN S50 1969-12-09 463p
e) PVA Gum 12 x 12 (L) PL GT-2 CBN S50 1972-02 463pi
f) PVA Gum 12 x 12 (L) PL WT-2 CBN S50 1972-03 463piii
 
20c The Ferry, Quebec, by J. W. Munroe (dark blue)
a) Dex Gum (Plate 1,2) 12 x 12 (L) CR None CBN S50 1967-02-08 464
b) Dex Gum 12 x 12 (L) HB None CBN S50 1971-08 464ii
c) PVA Gum (Plate 2) 12 x 12 (L) PL None CBN S50 1972-05 464iii
d) Dex Gum 12 x 12 (L) CR WT-2 CBN S50 1969-12-09 464p
f) PVA Gum 12 x 12 (L) PL WT-2 CBN S50 1972-04 464pi
                 
25c Solemn Land, by J. E. H. MacDonald (slate green)
a) Dex Gum (Plate 1,2) 12 x 12 (L) CR None CBN S50 1967-02-08 465
b) Dex Gum 12 x 12 (L) HB None CBN S50 1971-10 465ii
c) Dex Gum 12 x 12 (L) CR WT-2 CBN S50 1969-12 465p
d) Dex Gum 12 x 12 (L) HB WT-2 CBN S50 1971-12 465pi
 
50c Summer Stores, by John Ensor (slate green)
a) Dex Gum (Plate 1) 12 x 12 (L) CR None CBN S50 1967-02-08 465A
b) Dex Gum 12 x 12 (L) HB None CBN S50 1971-03 465Aii
c) PVA Gum (Plate 2) 12 x 12 (L) PL None CBN S50 1971-12 465Aiii
                 
$1 Edmonton Oil Field, by H. G. Glyde (carmine rose)
a) Dex Gum (Plate 1) 12 x 12 (L) CR None CBN S50 1967-02-08 465B
b) Dex Gum 12 x 12 (L) HB None CBN S50 1971-03 465Bii
c) PVA Gum (Plate 2) 12 x 12 (L) PL None CBN S50 1971-12 465Biii
 

Notes and Identification Characteristics. See Abbreviations for Tagging, Paper, Printer and Format types.
  1. In addition to the perforation differences, the CBN and BAB printings were produced from different plates and have other minor varying features.
  2. The three basic papers used are:
    1. CR: Cream paper, Creamish white colour to the naked eye
    2. PL: Plain paper, white to the naked eye
    3. HB: Hibrite, bright white to the naked eye
  3. (*) Unitrade list these stamps as various degrees of flourescence, bright to high
  4. Stamps without plate numbers in the description column are from sheets with blank corners or from booklet panes.
  5. This checklist is under construction. Input is most welcome.

Link to Centennials (1967-73), Robin Harris, Adminware Corp.

Centennials Part 1

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