Lot 291, Production material from unissued c. 1980 Postage Due stamp

Lot 291, Production material from unissued c. 1980 Postage Due stampLot 291 Group of c.1980 Unissued Postage Due Stamp Design Production Material, with two colour photographic mock-ups of the proposed four denominations (4c, 8c, 20c and 50c) in stamp size as well as two sets of four colour slides of same, plus a larger size colour photographic essay of the 8c value. From the Jean Morin archives. Estimate C$150.

Lot 290, Canada 1970 Natural Resources definitives production essays

Lot 290 Group of c.1970 Unissued 1c to 20c Natural Resources Definitive Issues Production Essays, with a set of the seven values (1c, 2c, 4c, 5c, 6c, 10c and 20c) in large deluxe die essays showing two images of the proposed stamp, in stamp size and enlarged, each in a different colour (the 1c has a stain at bottom). The same seven values are present in an enlarged size with perforations, all in the proposed colours, each mounted on a larger plastic film. The same seven values (in the proposed colours) are presented on large portfolio sheet printed by the designers at their Montreal design office in 2019. Also in the same format are two sheets showing stamp positioning formats. Last but not least is a perforated stamp-sized essay in green and black on thin card. All items in this lot (except the last item described) are signed by their two designers Jean Morin and Yvon Laroche. The project was titled “Projet d’une série de timbres sur les richesses naturelles du Canada” and therefore the 10c depicts fish and the 20c depicts trees. Estimate C$1,000.