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Canada - King George V 25th Anniversary of the Accession to the Throne - PRINCE OF WALES 5¢ (1935)
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GENERAL INFORMATION
Country
Canada
Type
Stamp (Single)
Class
Special Issue
Front Inscription
1910 1935 POSTES CANADA POSTAGE PRINCE OF WALES 5 CENTS
Face Value
5 cent
Issued Date
04/05/1935
Gum
Gum
Perforation Gauge
12
Perforation Type
Normal Perforations
IN COLLECTION CONDITION
Preliminary
Normal
Condition
Mint Never Hinged - Extra Fine
CATALOG INFORMATION
214
Scott Standard Postage Stamp Catalog
Canada - King George V 25th Anniversary of the Accession to the Throne - PRINCE OF WALES 5¢ (1935)

Edward Albert Christian George Andrew Patrick David later King Edward VIII then Duke of Windsor

Birth: 23 June 1894
Became Heir-apparent to the Throne: 6 May 1910
Created Prince of Wales: 23 June 1911
Ceased to be Prince of Wales: 20 January 1936 became King
Abdication: 11 December 1936
Death: 28 May 1972

Prince of Wales

Prince of Wales (Welsh: Tywysog Cymru) is a title traditionally granted to the heir apparent of the British or English monarch.

The Prince of Wales is the heir apparent of the monarch. He has no formal public role or responsibility that has been legislated by Parliament or otherwise delegated by law. He does however carry out ceremonial visits and tours, representing the Sovereign when he or she cannot be or is not present.

Stamp

Is part of a set for specially issued stamps to commemorate King George V Silver Jubilee.

Whilst the stamp is MNH is superb condition, the perforations are however not perfect. Can be seen at all four corners.
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