Canada Issued First Fabric Stamp

canada fabric stampPushing the boundaries of stamp production, Canada Post has created Canada’sfirst fabric stamp as a fitting celebration of the 50th anniversary of the Canadian flag, a symbol cherished at home and widely recognized and respected abroad.Denominated at $5, the innovative stamp uses a satin rayon fabric and special ink to create a durable and spectacular image. Canada Post is also issuing a celebratory Permanent TM rate stamp that showcases an undulating flag with a blue sky and “50” in the background. The flag was flown in public for the first time on February 15, 1965, at an inaugural ceremony before a crowd of thousands on Parliament Hill. Canada Post’s tributes to the flag were designed by Kosta Tsetse as.

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