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Posted 02/12/2018   8:44 pm  Show Profile Bookmark this topic Add audetnelson1 to your friends list Get a Link to this Message
Anyone know why the production of the perforated 6D stamp was the lowest except of the 12d during the pence era ?

It is probably the rarest stamp in the pence issue in the exception of the 12d black.

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Posted 02/12/2018   9:55 pm  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add aug-stamps to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
A possible basic reason: fewer people were buying the service represented by the 6d as compared to 1/2d, 1d, 2d etc. For example, if 6d was the postage fee for abroad then most likely the number of letters sent abroad was much smaller than the 'internal' letters. The total profit obtained with a given stamp was the direct result of the total number of stamps bought from the total number issued: accordingly, if the 6d would have been issued in the same quantity as the more demanded ones, the outcome could have been a loss for the State. Same for 12d.
A much better (and far more complex) explanation is given in 'The Stamps of Canada'
by Bertram William Henry Poole, free to download from archive.org:
https://ia801409.us.archive.org/4/i...poolrich.pdf
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Posted 02/13/2018   11:30 am  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add Renden to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
I have a copy of "The Postage Stamps and Postal History of Canada", by Winthrop S. Boggs (bought in 1982 by my father) and does agree with audetnelson1's opinion that the rarest pence issue would be the 12d black as only 1,450 were issued for the 12d black and 12d black thin wove paper, May 1851, and only 200 printed for the 12d black, Thick wove paper of 1851 (page 139).However the book does not discuss "rarity".
Rene
BTW - Link given by aug-stamps is quite interesting but very long to read

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Posted 02/13/2018   1:07 pm  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add Bujutsu to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
I too have the book by Winthrop S. Boggs, who, I might add, was a Huntsville, Ontario boy. The book is quite informative, and long out of print, but, does still show up on auctions. Well worth seeking.

Chimo

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Posted 02/13/2018   1:33 pm  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add jarnick to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
The Boggs book is a necessary item in any Canada collectors library. The original edition is in two volumes. published in the 1940s. A reprint of Volume 1, with only some of the material from Volume 2, was issued by Quarterman Publications in he 1970s.
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Posted 02/13/2018   4:08 pm  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add Renden to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
There are a lot of books necessary for our "sport" but when does it stop !! I like this big book
My next book will be on Small Queens....$150C + shipping
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Posted 02/14/2018   7:28 pm  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add Renden to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
audetnelson1,

no activity on this thread of yours ??
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Posted 02/14/2018   8:45 pm  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add audetnelson1 to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
sorry renden I don t understand what do you mean... my english isnt perfect :)
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Posted 02/14/2018   9:51 pm  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add Renden to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
Nelson
No problem with your "English".....I am French Canadian too !
Since many books were discussed because of your thread, I just thought you would continue and comment a little more on your interests,.....as a follow-up

Salut !


René
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Posted 02/15/2018   01:35 am  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add archerg to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
The perforated 6d was introduced in 1858, and paid a common rate (double domestic or US), but could also be paid using two 3d stamps. Stampless mail was also common in the period. With the change to decimal currency on July 1 / 1859 its use was short-lived.
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Posted 02/15/2018   10:32 am  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add audetnelson1 to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
just see in your profile your are in new brunswick :) ! Yes many book were discussed and I will probably buy the pence era book in the next week to learn more about this era since I just start collect pence with the perforated issue. I only need the #11 now to complete my perforated pence issue. Received the 13 yesterday and have the 12 in the mail.
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Posted 02/15/2018   12:18 pm  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add Renden to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
Nelson
I am very happy that you own (or will own) these 3 perforated Pence stamps and hope you will scan them and show them to us !!
René

p.s did see your #13 in another thread !
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Posted 02/15/2018   1:46 pm  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add audetnelson1 to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
I will do it in the perforated pence issue thread! But will probably take coup'e weeks or more to afford the #11. In last week I spent good money on that 13 and a man in the mast bluenose so now I need to be relax for couple weeks lol:)
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Posted 02/15/2018   2:31 pm  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add Renden to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
audetnelson
This is my Bluenose, Unitrade/Scott # 158, but without the "man on the mast"


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Posted 02/15/2018   2:36 pm  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add audetnelson1 to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
Its a nice one good centering. Ill need in the futur to upgrade my 158. My copy of the 158 is off center but my man in the mast have a great centering
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Posted 02/15/2018   4:13 pm  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add Renden to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
Would like to see a scan of the "man on mast" when you have time, in this thread, since you are going to show us your 11-12-13 (13 already shown) in the other thread on perf penny issues. Merci !

Rene
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