12d black Stamp of Canada

07 Jul 2018  Sat

In 1851, the 12d black Canada stamp was issued; it is one of the rarest examples of first classic stamp of Canadian Post. The stamp features the portrait of young Queen Victoria with the legend ‘Candian Postage and denomination’ within the circular frame and value printed on four sides. Around 51,000 stamps were printed and shipped to the Canadian Post from England. This stamp is sold for a very high price, the mint examples with intact gum are considered to be most valuable. In 2033, Canadian Auction house sold this 1851 12d black Canada stamp for 225,000 dollars. Image Courtesy: canadianstampauctions.com

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