2018 Canada Post πŸ“­πŸŽ… CHRISTMAS Series πŸ“¬ AWAY IN A MANGER Single πŸŽ… MNH

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Stamp:

One (1) SINGLE STAMP in title from 2018 Canada Post

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2018 Christmas Series:Β Away In A Manger

Few stories have inspired as many creative interpretations as the Nativity. For centuries, artists have used the methods and media of their time to express their vision of the birth of Christ.

This year’s stamp, designed by MontrΓ©al-based Paprika and illustrated by Daniel Robitaille, employs the simple but rich symbolism of traditional folk art to revitalize the essential elements: the Holy Family, their humble accommodations, the makeshift crib and the heralding star of Bethlehem. Imagery on the Official First Day Cover continues the story, showing the intrepid Magi following the star to seek the Infant King. Warm colours evoke a sense of family intimacy and peace that befit the season.

Stamp Specifications

  • ISSUE DATE:Β November 2, 2018
  • Denomination:Β PermanentTMΒ (domestic rate)
  • Design:Β Paprika
  • Illustration:Β Daniel Robitaille | Paprika
  • Dimensions:Β 22 mm x 24 mm
  • Printer:Β Colour Innovations
  • Printing Process:Β Lithography in 5 colours
  • Quantity:Β 500,000

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