Canada :New Stamps on Motorcycles

\"canadaThese stamps highlights two views of the bike. The most prominent is the top view of the rider, the other is of the bike’s profile. The Official First Day Cover shows off even more of the profile, while the background gets up close to the engines.In addition to the photographs of classic bikes, Warburton chose a postmark based on a famous poster from World War II. “I wanted to leave Canadians with a sense of pride in the rich history we have of Canadian-built motorcycles.”This issue featuring the 1908 Lightweight Motor Cycle and the 1914 Indian is the first in a series dedicated to Canadian motorcycle manufacturing and design.

Date of Issue: June 5, 2013 OFDC Cancellation Location: Port Dover, Ontario Denomination: 2 x Permanent™ domestic rate Design: Matthew Warburton (Emdoubleyu Design) Dimensions: 32 mm x 32 mm Gum Type: Pressure sensitive Illustration: Mark Pilon Paper Type: Tullis Russell Perforations: Simulated perforation Photography: Paul Joseph Printer: Canadian Bank Note Printing Process: Lithography in 5 colours Tagging: General, 4 sides Quantity: 3,500,000

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