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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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Victoria Colony

Status: 1850-1901, Crown Colony Stamps Issued: 1850-1913 Current Status: Australian State Location: South-eastern Australia Current Population: 5,500,000 Capital: Melbourne Historical Dates: 1770: British explorer James Cook makes first European sighting of the area, naming it New South Wales. 1788: First … Continue reading

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