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Canada Postal Services 2012 Issue
Design by Filip Mroz, David Rosenberg and Bensimon Byrne

Canada Grey Cup with Canada Football League Teams

The Canada Postal Service will issue seventeen new stamps that have a postage value of permanent domestic rate named "100th Grey Cup Game and sixteen Canadian Football League Team stamps" on the 16th of August 2012. These seventeen new stamps being issued will include one Grey Cup stamp to honor the cup itself and eight Canadian Football League team stamps. Plus the stamps for each Canadian league team being issued include a horizontal coil stamp with the teams logos. Also being issued are two FDCs for the Grey Cup Game stamps, and one FDC for each Canadian League Football team stamp. That is a total of 17 stamps and ten Official First Day Covers. If your a Canadian football league fan, then this is a great chance to add to your football and/or stamp collectibles. An issue like this may only happen once in a life time. Each of the teams is listed below:

  • BC Lions
  • Edmonton Eskimos
  • Calgary Stampeders
  • Saskatchewan Roughriders
  • Winnipeg Blue Bombers
  • Hamilton Tiger-Cats
  • Toronto Argonauts
  • Montreal Alouettes

"100th Grey Cup Game and sixteen Canadian Football League Team" stamps can be purchase as booklets of 10, Set of 9 booklets, Special pane of 9, and FDCs. The size of the each stamp is 32mm x 40mm with a simulated perforation size of 13+ using the 2cm reference. They will be printed by Lowe Martin using the Lithography in 5 colors plus spot varnish printing process for the stamps, and Lithography in 5 colors plus embossing and spot varnish for the Special Pane of 9 stamps. Total quantity of each being printed is:

  • BC Lions, Winnipeg Blue Bombers, and Toronto Argonauts will be 3.5 million booklets for each team
  • Edmonton Esquimos, Calgary Stampeders, and Hamilton Tiger-Cats will be 3 million for each team
  • Saskatchewan Roughriders, Montreal Alouettes, and Gray Cup will be 4 million for each team
  • Special Pane of 9 stamps will be 3.6 million


Canada Grey Cup Special Pane of 9


Canada Grey Cup FDC



Canada Grey Cup Booklet of 10


To order these stamps or to learn more go to canadapost.ca/shop Use the Universal currency conversion tool at www.xe.com/ucc/convert.cgi to convert currency.

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