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Dominion of Canada

Wednesday, April 1, 1868

British colony 26

CanDom21
  Canada Sc21  

Imperforate, laid paper, no watermark, engraved.
Printed by British American Bank Note Company.

Description   Scott SG Mi Y&T
April 1, 1868
½¢ black
  21 46    
1¢ brown red
  22 47    
1¢ yellow orange
  23 56b    
2¢ green
  24 48    
3¢ red
  25 49    
6¢ dark brown
  27 50    
12½¢ blue
  28 51    
15¢ gray violet
  29 52    
15¢ gray
  30      
October 1, 1875
5¢ green
  26 97?    

Please see the overview of Canada page for more on Canada and the colonies that issued stamps.

Image from David Olson.

FI ref: 150 Page credit: JA

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