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Thursday, July 19, 2012

Newfoundland-1880-82-A Queen Victoria 3 Cent (bright-blue) Postage Stamp-Illustrated

Shown below is the Queen Victoria 3 Cent stamp issued for Newfoundland between 1880 and 1882.
Part of a small low value set with values from 1 Cent to 5 Cents. This was the only stamp in the set to bear a portrait of Queen Victoria. The 1 Cent (dull grey-brown) had a portrait of the young Edward (7th) when Prince of Wales. The 2 Cent (yellow-green) bore an illustration of the Atlantic Cod. The 5 Cent (pale dull blue) an illustration of the Common Seal on an Ice-floe. (see an example this blog)

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