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Canada Postal Service 2015 Issue
Designed by Avi Dunkelman, Joseph Gault (MIX Design Group)

Great Canadian Goalies

The Canada Post has issued six new stamps with a postage value of permanent domestic rate named "Great Canadian Goalies" on the 2nd of October 2015. This is the third set issued by the Canada Post in a five year series of Canadian hockey. This issue stamps commemorate six great Canadian goaltenders: Johnny Bower, Martin Brodeur, Ken Dryden, Tony Esposito, Bernie Parent and Lorne "Gump" Worsley. They help lead their teams to many wins and Stanley Cup victories. Each of the stamp photos was provided by the Hockey Hall of Fame.

Great Canadian Goalies stamps can be purchased as a Booklet of 6, Special pane of 6, Souvenir sheets of 6, and Set of 6 FDCs. The size of the booklet stamps is 40mm x 32mm and the size of the special stamp pane is 160mm x 160mm. Souvenir sheets size is 52mm x 78mm and the official first day cover size is 191mm x 113mm. They were printed by Lowe Martin using the Lithography 8 color printing method. Special pane of 6 was printed by Lowe Martin using Lithography in 8 colors printing method, with one foil stamping plus embossing. Total quantity printed of each is as follows:

  • Booklet of 6 stamps: 600,000
  • Special pane of 6 stamps: 152,000
  • Souvenir sheets pack of 6: 100,000
  • FDC Ken Dryden: 15,000
  • FDC Martin Brodeur: 15,000
  • FDC Bernie Parent: 10,000
  • FDC Tony Esposito: 10,000
  • FDC Johnny Bower: 15,000
  • FDC Gump Worsley: 10,000


Great Canadian Goalies Special Pane of 6


Great Canadian Goalies FDCs

Great Canadian Goalies Booklet of 6

Great Canadian Goalies Souvenir Sheets of 6


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

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