Saturday, May 12, 2012

Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee
Postage Stamp

In 1897, The Post Office Department of the Government of Canada celebrated the Diamond Jubilee of Queen Victoria—the only other Monarch of Canada to achieve the 60-year milestone—with an issue of 16 intaglio stamps.

The design featured a portrait of the young Queen, as well as one created atthe time of Queen Victoria's 60th anniversary. The series remains a classic for collectors.

As we continue our tribute to Queen Elizabeth II's Diamond Jubilee, in May, Canada Post will release a single stamp that . . .


 Read more at: Canada Post

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