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Canada: Its Postage Stamps and Postal Stationery   By: (1872-)

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CANADA ITS POSTAGE STAMPS AND POSTAL STATIONERY

by

CLIFTON A. HOWES, B. Sc., F. R. P. S. L.

Published by The New England Stamp Co. Boston, U. S. A. 1911

[Illustration: 1852 1857

THICK HARD WOVE PAPER. DULL PURPLE. IMPERF.

THICK SOFT WOVE PAPER RED VIOLET.

Specimen Page From the Collection of Charles Lathrop Pack Esq.]

CANADA ITS POSTAGE STAMPS AND POSTAL STATIONERY

by

CLIFTON A. HOWES, B. Sc., F. R. P. S. L.

Published by The New England Stamp Co. Boston, U. S. A. 1911

Copyright 1911 By the New England Stamp Co. Boston, Mass.

Press of Newcomb & Gauss Salem, Mass.

CONTENTS

Page KEY TO PLATES 4 FOREWORD 9 INTRODUCTION 11 CHAPTER I. Preliminary Matters 18 " II. The Issue of 1851 28 " III. The Remaining Pence Issues 46 " IV. The Perforated Pence Issues 68 " V. The Cancellations of the Early Issues 77 " VI. The Issue of 1859 82 " VII. The Dominion of Canada Preliminary 94 " VIII. The Issue of 1868 106 " IX. The Small "Cents" Issue, 1870 1882 122 " X. The Supplementary Values of 1893 138 " XI. The Jubilee Issue of 1897 145 " XII. The "Maple Leaf" Issue of 1897 161 " XIII. The "Numerals" Issue of 1898 1902 167 " XIV. The "Christmas" Stamp of 1898 179 " XV. The "King's Head" Issue of 1903 1908 188 " XVI. The "Tercentenary" Issue of 1908 199 " XVII. The "Registration" Stamps 205 " XVIII. The Postage Due Stamps 215 " XIX. The Special Delivery Stamp 217 " XX. The Officially Sealed Labels 221 " XXI. The Stamped Envelopes 224 " XXII. The Wrappers 243 " XXIII. The Post Cards 249 " XXIV. The Letter Cards 263 " XXV. Official Stationery 267 " XXVI. Precancellation and Permits 272 REFERENCE LIST 277

KEY TO PLATES

PLATE I.

No. 1. 6 pence, 1851. 2. 12 " " 3. 10 " 1855. 4. 1/2 penny, 1857. 5. 7 1/2 pence, 1857. 6. 3 " 1851. 7. 1/2 penny, 1859. 8. 6 pence, " 9. 3 " " 10. 1 cent, " 11. 2 cents, " 12. 10 " " 13. 12 1/2 " " 14. 17 " " 15. 5 " " 16. 1 cent, 1868. 17. 1/2 " " 18. 2 cents, " 19. 5 " 1859, variety. 20. 3 " 1868. 21. 5 " 1875. 22. 6 " 1868. 23. 12 1/2 " " 24. 15 " "

PLATE II.

No. 25. 1 cent, 1870. 26. 2 cents, 1872. 27. 1/2 cent, 1882. 28. 3 cents, 1870. 29. 5 " 1876. 30. 6 " 1872. 31. 8 " 1893. 32. 10 cents, 1874. 33. 20 " 1893. 34. 1/2 cent, 1897, "Jubilee." 35... Continue reading book >>




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