Province of Canada
Wednesday, April 23, 1851.
Imperforate, laid paper, no watermark, engraved.
Printed by Rawdon, Wright, Hatch & Edson.
|Description||Date||# issued||Scott #|
|3 pence red||April 23, 1851||250,200||1|
|6 pence slate violet||May 12, 1851||100,400||2|
|12 pence black||June 14, 1851||51,000||3|
The stamps were withdrawn after New Brunswick, Nova Scotia and the Province of Canada formed the Dominion of Canada on July 1, 1867.
Scott #4 is in the same design as #1, but is on wove paper. It was issued in approximately 2,850,300 copies from April 1852.
Please see the overview of Canada page for more on Canada and the colonies that issued stamps.
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