CAFDC489x2 Unitrade # 489 pair. Canada Post Replacement Cover
Unitrade # 489 First Day Cover
Christmas 1968 - Inuit Soapstone Carving
Canada Post Replacement Cover
Ottawa, 15 November 1968
Chung / Narbonne Specialized Catalogue: R125
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.