2020 Canada Post ๐Ÿ“ญ๐Ÿ€ YEAR OF THE RAT ๐Ÿ€ FIRST DAY COVER (OFDC) ๐Ÿ€๐Ÿ“ฌ

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2020 Year of the RAT Issue

Honour the arrival of the Year of the Rat with this Official First Day Cover featuring the PermanentTMย domestic rate stamp.

This colourful collectible is the perfect gift for a friend or relative born in the Year of the Rat or for parents expecting a child this year. The cover includes a traditional Chinese blessing ้ผ ๅ…†่ฑๅนด (โ€œThe rat foretells a fruitful year.โ€)

The stamp depicts the Chinese folk tale of the marriage of a ratโ€™s daughter, in the style of folk art known as Chinese farmer painting. The ratโ€™s daughter, adorned in extravagant headdress, is escorted to the ceremony by a band of merry rat servants.

The stamp is cancelled in Toronto, Ontario.

The Year of the Rat begins on January 25, 2020, and ends on February 11, 2021. Although Rat is the first sign in the Chinese zodiac, this is Canada Postโ€™s final issue in the most recent 12-stamp Lunar New Year series.

Specifications
Issue Date January 17, 2020
Stamp Designer Albert Ng,ย O. Ont.ย and Seung Jai Paek
Stamp Value PermanentTMย (domestic rate)
Quantity Produced 21,000
Dimensions 190 mm x 112 mm
Cancellation site Toronto ON

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