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Updated Feb 2/05
50c Flag Tete-Beche Cutting Errors
Check out the TETE-BECHE cutting errors.
Missing Partial Yellow
Freak or Error?
The 85c Calla Lily booklet has been reported with some of the yellow missing
on the upper right stamp in the pane.
85c Calla Lily booklet, released December 20, 2004 has been found with the black
The pane, as illustrated, has a 3mm downward shift of
the tagging, resulting in 3-bar tagging on all six of the stamps.
These were found at a post office in Winnipeg.
49c Flag over Edmonton
49c Flag over Edmonton has had its shares of errors and other miscellaneous
It is known imperforate and printed so that there are "no gum"
stamps (that is, the paper was fed upside down, resulting in the gummed side of
the paper being the backing paper).
Imperforate versions have been reported on a couple of different printing (of
the four major printings known on this stamp).
The $5 Moose stamp, released December 19, 2003 has been found with the Moose,
grass, and trees
completely missing. This is a spectacular missing colour error.
Gary Lyon is
advertising these in the July 5, 2004 Linn's Stamp News at US$4,950 for a single
It is believed that 3 panes exist (the stamps were issued in panes of 4) -
all were discovered in Ottawa.
It is thought that the Moose stamp was printed in sheets consisting of 6
panes of 4. If that is the case, there could be another 3 panes waiting to be
discovered. Happy hunting!
Ian Kimmerly for passing along an image of the error.
48c Flag Missing Colour
Longley Auctions illustrates a missing colour on the 48c Flag over
Canada Post Building. It is
Lot 248 in their July 24, 2004 auction.
They describe it as "the building and background are pink because almost of
the blue ink is missing".
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