New 2009 Unitrade Specialized Catalogue of Canadian Stamps

New 2009 Unitrade Specialized Catalogue of Canadian StampsThe new 2009 Unitrade Specialized Catalogue of Canadian Stamps is freshly off the press and ready to deliver. This is the ultimate reference for every Canadian stamp collector. It is printed in full color and spiral bound. Most varieties and errors are listed. It also includes FDC, blocks and postal stationery. All stamps are still numbered according to the established Scott numbering System.

Here are some new items added or changed in this edition:

  • uncut press sheet gutter combinations listed
  • Christmas Seals listed for the first time
  • more images of specific varieties
  • more consistency throughout the listings and corrected annoying typographical errors (some of which have been around for many years!)
  • sampling of XF/Gems illustrated
  • Small Queen Identification Table added
  • to save space, stamp images from Sc # 301 have been reduced to 80% of actual size
  • “People listing” added to Topical index of stamp subjects
  • the retail price remains the same as the previous four year’s editions: CAN$42.95
  • despite all of the additions, only 24 more pages were added to the catalogue (it is now 632 pages)

Get your copy now! 

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2 Responses to New 2009 Unitrade Specialized Catalogue of Canadian Stamps

  1. Pierre Hamel says:

    #541 – Footnote:

    The foot note stipulates that some Winnipeg Tagged Stamps exist that are wider (42mm) or narrower (38mm) than the normal (40mm) due to a perforation shift between the 4th and the 5th columns (right side) of some panes.

    I have a block of 18 regular stamps (not tagged W2B) also from the right pane of sheet which has exactly the same width than the tagged stamps referred to in the Catalogue.

    Difference in width also exists on the left side of the W2B pane sheet, but I only have a PB not a block of 6 to compare.

    This perf shift variety, perfectly centered, is different from a typical perf shift with perforations in the midle of the stamp. Therefore, why are they not valued in the Catalogue? Those stamps can be compared to color variety (e.g. 106, 106b, 106c, 106i), repellex (e.g. 607ii), double printing (e.g. 540i), varieties (e.g. 610i, 610ii, 610iii, 610iv) or chnage in perf (e.g. 1764b) which are all valued in the Catalogue?

    Thanks.

  2. Daniel Arpin says:

    Pierre,

    This is a nice suggestion, I will transfer your suggestion to the editors. In the meanwhile for tagging errors you can consult the Canadian Tagged Errors catalogue by Rose. This catalogue is sold for about $10.95.

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