title

 

Canada Post Collection

 

general material designation

 

Textual and philatelic records
extent

 

0.5 cm of textual records, 0.5 cm of philatelic records

 

date

 

2019-2019

 

scope and content

 

The Canada Post Collection contains a first day release Canada post Asahi stamp signed by Kaye Kaminishi, stamp release pamphlets, and an invitation card for the unveiling of the 2019 commemorative stamp honouring the Vancouver Asahi baseball team. Also included is a framed enlarged stamp and two first day release stamps presented to the Nikkei National Museum by Canada Post at the unveiling on 24 April 2019 at the Nikkei National Museum & Cultural Centre.

 

biography

 

Canada Post produced a 2019 commemorative stamp honouring the Vancouver Asahi baseball team. The stamp was designed by Subplot Design Inc. supported by research at the Nikkei National Museum. An unveiling ceremony took place at the Nikkei National Museum on Wednesday, April 24th, 2019 from 6:30pm - 8:00pm. The Asahi stamp was released on Thursday, April 25th, 2019 at all Canada Post outlets and online.

 

number

 

2019.20

 

organisation

 

Nikkei National Museum
access

 

Open