The Postage Stamps of Canada (Paperback)

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This antique text details the history of Canada's postal service, with particular emphasis on the development and evolution of postage stamps as a means of payment. A fascinating and detailed treatise on the subject, this text will greatly appeal to philatelists and anyone with an interest in the history of the Canadian postal service. Chapters included in this text are: 'Its Postal History', 'A postmaster's Provisional', 'The First Issue', 'The Second Issue', 'The Perforated Pence Stamps', 'The First "Cents" Issue', 'The First Dominion Issue', 'The Lc Orange of 1869', 'The Large 5c Stamp', 'The Small "Cents" Stamp', 'The 20c and 50c Stamps of 1893', and many more. This text has been elected for modern republication due to its historical and education value, and is proudly republished here complete with a new introduction to the subject.


Product Details
ISBN: 9781444607727
ISBN-10: 1444607723
Publisher: Read Books
Publication Date: March 4th, 2009
Pages: 286
Language: English