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New 'Magnolia' stamps printed on trusecurity Postage Stamp paper

12 Mar 2013

Printed on trusecurity Postage Stamp paper, Canada Post today issued two stunning new stamps featuring the magnolia (Magnoliaceae) in the eighth issue of these PERMANENTTM floral stamps.  This collection of stamps is among the most popular of the year, highly anticipated by brides for upcoming wedding invitations and gardener's eager to see which flower species is featured on stamps that sell over 14 million units a year.
The two colourful magnolias appearing on the stamps are the 'yellow bird' and 'eskimo' hybrids, specifically developed for the harsh Canadian climate. 

About the stamps
The stamps measure 26 mm x 32 mm (vertical) and have simulated perforations. Lowe-Martin will print the stamps, which are available in booklets of 10 stamps, on souvenir sheets of two stamps, and in a coil of 50 stamps. The stamps are pressure sensitive and printed on Tullis Russell paper using lithography in six colours. They are general tagged on four sides.