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Queen Victoria - 6 cents 1898 - Canadian stamp

Queen Victoria 1898 - Canadian stamp

Specifications

  • Quantity: 560 000
  • Issue date: September 15, 1898
  • Printer: American Bank Note Company, Ottawa
  • Scott: #80

Queen Victoria - 6 cents 1898 prices and values

The value of a Queen Victoria - 6 cents 1898 stamp depends on several factors such as quality and wear, supply and demand, rarity, finish and more. Values in the section are based on the market, trends, auctions and recognized books, publications and catalogs. This section also includes information on errors and varieties and characteristics.

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Queen Victoria - 6 cents 1898 $7.70 $15 $41 $430
Queen Victoria - 6 cents 1898 - Imperforate - Pair (#80a) - - - -
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Queen Victoria - 6 cents 1898 $25 $50 $150
Queen Victoria - 6 cents 1898 - Imperforate - Pair (#80a) $200 $410 $810
VGFVF
Queen Victoria - 6 cents 1898 $75 $150 $450
Queen Victoria - 6 cents 1898 - Imperforate - Pair (#80a) $510 $1,000 $2,000

Errors and varieties

Imperforate - Pair - Queen Victoria - 6 cents 1898

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Description

The decorative and symbolic use of the maple leaves on the Diamond Jubilee commemorative and the regular issues of 1897 met with instant public approval. But the designers of the Maple Leaves issue failed to give sufficient prominence to the denominations in words rather than figures. As a result, the public was not able to distinguish the face values quickly. The Post Office Department accordingly modified the design and prepared a new issue of postage stamps.

Creators

Based on a photograph by W. & D. Downey
Portrait engraved by Charles Skinner

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The values on this page are in Canadian dollars (CAD).