Stamp With a Story Returns Home
The five-cent stamp is rare and controversial because it was ordered in 1860 by Charles Connell, who was then New Brunswick's postmaster general. It caused a scandal when it arrived in the province because the image on the stamp was of Connell's face.
Connell had to resign due to public protest and most the 500,000 stamps printed were burned on the front lawn of his home.
But a few survived and have become valuable.
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