Queen Victoria - 8 cents 1897 - Canadian stamp
- Quantity: 240 000
- Issue date: June 19, 1897
- Printer: American Bank Note Company, Ottawa
- Scott: #56
Queen Victoria - 8 cents 1897 prices and values
The value of a Queen Victoria - 8 cents 1897 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.
|Queen Victoria - 8 cents 1897||$7.80||$16||$47||$140|
|Queen Victoria - 8 cents 1897||$9.90||$30||$99|
|Queen Victoria - 8 cents 1897||$30||$89||$300|
Errors, freaks and oddities from the community
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The portrait on the left (1837) is from a painting by Alfred Edward Chalon, and portrays the queen on the occasion of the prorogation of Parliament on July 17, 1837. This is the same portrait reproduced on the 12-pence Canadian stamp of 1851. Between the portraits on the stamps, the initials V.R.I. signify Victoria, Queen and Empress, Below the portraits are dates 1837 and 1897, the years of the Queen's accession and her Diamond Jubilee.
Based on a painting by Alfred Edward Chalon
Based on a photograph by Alexander Bassano
Designed by Lyndwode Charles Pereira
Designed by Peleg Franklin Brownell
Alfred Edward Chalon, "Queen Victoria", 1837
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