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Newfoundland

Thursday, January 1, 1857

Canadian Province 4

Newf1
  Newfoundland #1  

Imperforate, thick porous wove paper with mesh, no watermark, engraved.
Printed by Perkins, Bacon & Company.

Description # issued Scott #
January 1, 1857
1 penny brown violet
70,000 1
3 pence green
16,000 3
4 pence scarlet vermilion
5,000 4
5 pence brown violet
11,000 5
6 pence scarlet vermilion
5,000 6
6½ pence scarlet vermilion
2,000 7
8 pence scarlet vermilion
8,000 8
1 shilling scarlet vermilion
2,000 9
February 15, 1857
2 pence scarlet vermilion
3,000 2

All issue quantities are approximate.

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

Image from David Olson.

FI ref: 65 Page credit: JA

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