canada stamp 109 king george v 3 1923 M FNH 001
canada stamp 109 king george v 3 1923 M FNH 001

Canada Stamp #109 - King George V (1923) 3¢

Die I

Condition Price Stock
Mint - Fine Never Hinged Plate Block
USD $90.00
(1)
SKU: CAN-0109 (M-FNH-001)

Description

Block of four with plate inscription BN in upper margin.
Catalogue Value: $120.00
When the postmasters and the public complained about the similarity in color of the 50 cents (# 120a) stamps issued on January 26, 1912 and the brown 3 cents (# 108) issue of August 6, 1918, a change became necessary. Postmasters also found that the brown 3-cent stamps were difficult to post effectively. As a result, carmine colored stamps of the same denomination replaced the brown issue.
Country Canada
#Scott 109
Issue King George V "Admiral"
Name King George V
Face Value
Date 1923-12-18
Variety Die I
Color Carmine
Perforation 12
Printer Canadian Bank Note Company

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