||Very Fine Used
||QV Small Queen
||12 x 12 K65
|Date of Issue:
The designs were similar to the stamps in the 1868 issue. But a new denomination, 10-cents, was introduced about 1st November, 1874. This new rate covered postal charges for the delivery of eight ounces for samples and patterns sent to the United States of America. The new rate became effective on 1st January, 1875. Portrait of Her Majesty Queen Victoria from a medallion.
Patrick, Douglas and Mary Patrick. Canada's Postage Stamps. Toronto, McClelland and Stewart Limited, 1964, p. 29.