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Thursday, September 6, 2012

Canada-1897-Queen Victoria 1 Cent, 2 Cent and 3 Cent Jubilee Postage Stamps-illustrated

Shown below are the 1 Cent (orange), 2 Cent (green) and 3 Cent (carmine) postage stamps issued for Canada in 1897. The stamps were part of a set with values from a Half Cent to 5 Dollars. In 1897 Queen Victoria had been reigning for 60 years. The stamp design of a young three quarter portrait of Queen Victoria linked to the profile of a portrait from about the middle of her reign was used throughout the set with colour differences denoting each value.


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