CAFDC287re Unitrade # 287. Canada Post Replacement Cover
Unitrade # 287 First Day Cover
King George VI
Canada Post Replacement Cover
Ottawa, 15 November 1949
Chung / Narbonne Specialized Catalogue: R001
Beginning in 1949, first day covers forwarded to the post office in Ottawa which were damaged or lost during processing were replaced with a specially designed cover. Eight different cachet designs are known. The practice continued until 1974.