Canada #1a VF Used 1851 3d Orange Red Laid Paper $1600.
Lot 5 in our 1250th milestone auction, Saturday 29th February 2020
Canada’s first postage stamp – the 1851 3d Beaver – was designed by Sir Sandford Fleming, a luminary Scottish Canadian engineer and inventor. Famously Sandin invented worldwide standard time. He was also a surveyor, map-maker, transcontinental railway engineer, business entrepreneur and much more.