It was not to be, however. Details can be found at: https://www.smithsonianmag.com/history/when-nova-scotia-almost-joined-american-revolution-180963564/
It’s worth noting that forgeries exist for all NS stamps. To me, the forgeries of the decimalized Victoria portraits appear to have a pouting lower lip or are bug eyed and, therefore, reasonably easy to detect.
Census: five in BB spaces, three tip-ins, three on the supplement page including a cover.
BTW, if one has a modicum of interest in the stamps of Canada, and former provinces and colonies, pick up the Unitrade specialized Canadian catalogue.