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Stamp sells for $225,000 in Halifax

February 25, 2013

A rare Twelve Penny Black of Canada, described as being in mint condition, sold for $225,000 at a Halifax auction last weekend. 

Close to 1,500 copies of the Twelve Penny Black, featuring a portrait of Queen Victoria, were produced in its first issue in 1851.

Follow the links below for various Canadian news accounts of this rare stamp auction:

CBC News

The Chronicle Herald

Ottawa Citizen

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