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Friday, March 9, 2012

Newfoundland-1938-A Partial Set of Postage Stamps-Illustrated

Shown below are three of the values from the stamp set issued for Newfoundland in 1938. the set had four values of 2 Cents (green), 3 Cents (carmine), 4 Cents (light-blue) and 7 Cents (deep-ultramarine). The 2 Cent value has a side portrait of the newly crowned George the 6th. The 3 Cent value shows the Queen Mother (widow of George the 5th) and the 4 Cent value the young Elizabeth (Elizabeth the 2nd). The 7 Cent value had a portrait of Queen Mary (wife of George the 6th). Below the illustration of the partial set is a detail of the 4 Cent value.







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