Records relating to the design, production and marketing of philatelic products [multiple media]
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Records relating to the design, production and marketing of philatelic products [multiple media]Hierarchical level:SeriesDate:1935-2012.Reference:R169-138-0-EType of material:Art, Photographs, Stamps and stamp products, Textual material, Objects (including medals and pins)Found in:Archives / Collections and FondsItem ID number:3671903
Record Information – DetailsSeries includes:143 lower level description(s)View lower level description(s)Date(s):1935-2012.Place of creation:CanadaExtent:685 sheets of postage stamp booklets.
901 sheets of postage stamps.
258 dies : steel.
87 postage stamp booklets.
2046 sheets of postal covers.
5 panes of postage stamps.
1 postage stamp booklet.Language of material:EnglishScope and content:This series consists of records related to the research, design, production and marketing of new philatelic products created by or for the Canada Post Corporation (CPC).
The records include, but are not limited to: contracts of accepted designs for stamps, contracts with stamp suppliers and related correspondence; research and design files; original design records that were either approved by CPC as the winner tenderer, or those that were never accepted or issued (NANIs) by CPC; original postage stamp proof records (plate proof press run) for each stamp issue; and records relating to the more technical aspects of philatelic products such as colours, self-adhesive stamps or different kinds of papers and gums.Finding aid:Additional information:Arrangement note:Plate proofs, final accepted stamp designs and other records related to the production of stamps are described within sub-series titled by year of production. Sub-sub-series have been created for each stamp issue. If a stamp was re-issued at a later date, please consult the year in which it was re-issued and not the year in which it was originally issued.
Records related to the research and design of philatelc issues are located in the Research and design sub-series (Mikan 4743479). This sub-series consists of design submissions not used for stamps, in addition to design submissions for NANIs (stamp designs that were never accepted nor never issued by Canada Post).Accruals:Further accruals are expected.Related material:Other production records, particularly those older than 1990, can be found in the National Postal Museum Series (Mikan 133423) under the Philatelic Collection sub-series (Mikan 183505).
Stamps and other philatelic products can be found under the National Philatelic Centre (MIKAN 183472).Source:Government
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