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The Cancellations of British Columbia & Vancouver Island

Cancellation devices were sent to British Columbia & Vancouver Island in late 1859 or early 1860.  A total of 36 different were sent from England. The locations of those where known used is as follows: 1 – New Westminster (BC) … Continue reading

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British Columbia and Vancouver Island

Historical Dates 1848 (Jan 13): Colony of Vancouver Island established (also called Vancouver’s Island) 1858 (Aug 2): Colony of British Columbia established 1860: Stamp issued for use in both colonies, inscribed British Columbia & Vancouvers Island 1865 (Sep): Vancouver Island … Continue reading

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