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British Columbia

Wednesday, November 1, 1865

Canadian Province 8

brcol7
  British Columbia Sc7  

Perforated 14, watermark 1 (Crown & CC), typographed.
Printed by Thomas De La Rue & Company

Listed in Scott under British Columbia & Vancouver Island
Description Date # issued Scott # S.G. #
3 pence blue November 1, 1865 1,174,800 7 21
3 pence pale blue July 19, 18677a 22

All issue quantities are approximate.

The stamps of British Columbia & Vancouver Island are few and complicated. They are summarised here. Please also see the overview of Canada page for more on Canada as a whole.

Image from David Olson.

FI ref: 126 Page credit: JA

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