Newfoundland #270 (1947)

Newfoundland #270 (1947)

Newfoundland was a British dominion from 1907 to 1949. It was situated in northeastern North America along the Atlantic coast and comprised the island of Newfoundland and Labrador on the continental mainland to the northwest, with a combined area of 157,500 square miles (405,212 square kilometers). The dominion’s seat of government was the city of St. John’s. Before attaining dominion status, Newfoundland was a British colony, self-governing … Continue reading Newfoundland #270 (1947)

Canada #15 (1859)

Canada #15 (1859)

Canada has a fairly complex postal history as many of what became its various provinces had established postal services and issued their own stamps prior to Confederation. I will deal with each of those individually and focus this article on that which concerns the original Colony/Province of Canada as well as the current North American nation.  The name “Canada” is accepted as coming from the St. Lawrence … Continue reading Canada #15 (1859)