The subjects chosen for the joint issues highlight how much our nations have in common.
The selvage — the area outside of the stamps on the souvenir sheet — depicts a father teaching his daughter how to play hockey on a pond. It’s the greatest game in the world,” said hockey legend Kelly.“Having played professional hockey in both the United States and Canada, it is wonderful for me to see the United States Postal Service and Canada Post unite to produce the History of Hockey stamps, depicting hockey at its purest roots.We owe much to the game of hockey, and feel blessed to be a part of this momentous occasion.” The Canadian stamps are sold in booklets of 10, the U. There is also a joint Official First Day Cover, with two Canadian stamps and two U. The issue also includes a gummed souvenir sheet, featuring a gummed tête-bêche pair.This souvenir sheet also appears on an Official First Day Cover cancelled in Windsor, Ontario.“These stamps celebrate the shared love of hockey, a game now firmly rooted in the lore of both nations.” (The Canadian booklet pane is shown on the right.) Generation after generation, across North America and much of the world, hockey has thrilled boys and girls, young and old.
As the decades have glided by, equipment has evolved and styles have changed, but the excitement of playing remains ingrained in us. Having played professional hockey in both the United States and Canada, it is wonderful for me to see the United States Postal Service and Canada Post unite to produce the History of Hockey stamps, depicting hockey at its purest roots,” said Mr.» Les figurines canadiennes sont offertes en carnet de 10 et celles des États-Unis, en feuille de 20.Au Canada, les consommateurs peuvent se procurer un bloc-feuillet orné de la paire de timbres Permanents MC, ainsi qu’un pli Premier Jour officiel garni des deux versions gommées de la paire. Offerts en carnet de 10 vignettes auto-collantes au coût de 8,50 $, les deux timbres Permanents MC au tarif du régime intérieur mesurent 26 mm sur 40 mm, comportent une dentelure simulée et sont imprimés en quadrichromie et au moyen de deux encres spéciales.I am pleased to be back in Detroit and part of this momentous occasion.” “The Howe family applauds Canada Post and the U. Postal Service for their tremendous collaborative efforts and vision to create the History of Hockey stamps,” said Howe, son of Gordie, one of the greatest hockey icons of all-time.The stamps will serve as a beautiful symbol of the bond between our two nations, and as a tribute to the players, teams, officials, concessioners, broadcasters, reporters, sponsors, and fans who all play an integral role in this sport we love so much. Postal Service is offering two stamp products with this issuance: a souvenir sheet and a pane of 20 stamps.(Left to right above, master of ceremonies Paul Gross; Deepak Chopra, Canada Post President and CEO; Megan Brennan, USPS Postmaster General and CEO; Leonard “Red” Kelly, member of the Hockey Hall of Fame; Dr. Photo by Daniel Afzal, USPS.) Joining Postmaster General and CEO Megan J.