Canada Issued Fabric Stamp on National Flag

canada flagCanada is celebrating Canada Day by highlighting its first stamp made from fabric, depicting a flapping Canadian flag.Canada Post created the large, nine by 14 centimetre stamp as the Maple Leaf flag marked its 50th anniversary earlier this year.

Made from rayon, the stamp features a three-dimensional image of the Canadian flag and provides $5 in postage. While the stamps can be used as regular postage, they are aimed at collectors and those looking for a unique souvenir to showcase Canadian pride.The fabric stamp is available on a limited basis with only 300,000 for sale. A second version made of paper, and much more similar to regular postage stamps, is available as well.

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