Today in Postal
Canada Souvenir Cover
July 15, 1950
This is an unaddressed souvenir cover from the post office
at the Calgary
Stampede held in Calgary, Alberta.
Calgary Stampede is a world-class
goes back to 1884.
The cover was prepared, stamped, and given two
strikes of the Exhibition Post Office circular dater.
The stamp is a 1949 4c carmine lake King George VI (SG 417).
is not philatelically
I was not aware that they had an exhibition post office.
Calgary is a wonderful city at the entrance to Banff and Lake Louise in
It is similar to Denver.
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