Susanna McLeod

Susanna McLeod

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Archive for July 2012

The Three Pence Beaver, Canada’s First Postage Stamp

Designed by Sandford Fleming, the Three Pence Beaver was considered the first stamp of Canada, years before Confederation. Unique in its design, it set several firsts. Before a Dominion, Canada was a province, combining Upper Canada and Lower Canada into one entity, called the United Province of Canada. Other provinces of the time were Nova… (read more)