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Volume 39#25 Apr 7 – Apr 20, 2015, 2015

Quebec dealership discovers misperf error on new Pansies souvenir sheet

By Jesse Robitaille A Quebec stamp dealer recently discovered dramatic perforation errors on four of Canada Post’s new Pansies souvenir sheets. The misperfs, found by Michelle Levesque, co-owner of Zimo Stamp Co., left a large blank space above the blossoms on the two se-tenant commemoratives, with “Canada,” the “P” symbol (for Permanent Postage) and the lower petals on the face of each sheet. The perforations were also shifted slightly to the right. Continue reading →

An error has moved the perforations slightly to the right and up (towards the series name and description) about one-quarter of the size of the stamp itself. Four such sheets were found by a dealer.

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