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Canadian Province, New Brunswick Genuine« Back


1851, Canadian Province, New Brunswick, Scott #1, Genuine

(1.) Blue tinted paper. (2.) All 4 denomination numerals stand upright. (3.) Point of the top arch touches the bottom point of the numeral t above. (4.) Middle arch of the crown rests on a cross pattee. (5.) This cross pattee has no bottom arm. (6.) Fleur-de-lis on each side of the cross pattee. (7.) Exp: APS cert. Notes: do. Ref: Earee.


Details at the Crown, New Brunswick #1, Genuine

(1.) Center arch rests on a cross pattee. (2.) This cross pattee has no bottom arm. (3.) There is a fluer-de-lis on each side of the cross pattee. (4.) The crown reaches almost to the octagonal border at all four corners. (5.) Exp: APS cert. Notes:do. Ref: Earee.