Basketball celebrates 125th anniversary in 2016
This Souvenir Sheet is unmounted !
We’re offering it at C$12.95 (Processing and shipping included) – contact us with shipping details, if you want it.
The game of basketball was invented by Dr. James A. Naismith in the winter of 1891.
In 2015 Dr. Michael J. Zogry discovered the only radio interview given by Dr. Naismith in 1939.
This is a Canada Post Souvenir sheet commemorating the 100th anniversary of basketball,
Date of Issue 1991-10-25
Attractive sports topical
Sheetlet is Mint Never Hinged,
post office fresh.
Souvenir Sheet of 3 stamps
the face values are
1 x 40¢, 1 x 46¢, 1 x 80¢
Canada #1344 – Basketball (1991)
Perforation 13 x 13.5
6.25″ x 3.75″
16 cm x 9 cm
Tagging type GT4 – General Tagging along all edges of stamp
Paper type CPP – Coated Papers Limited paper
Printing firm Ashton-Potter Ltd.
Unitrade Catalogue no. 1344
Scott Catalog no. 1344
The description is bilingual :
James A. Naismith, born near Almonte, Ontario, invented basket-ball in 1891 while teaching in the U.S.
Today, basketball is one of the world’s most popular sports.
James A. Naismith, né près d’Almonte (Ontario), a conçu le basket-ball en 1891 lorsqu’il était moniteur aux États-Unis.
Aujour’d’hui, le basket-ball est l’un des sports les plus populaires.
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