Canada #FX39 4c Blue 1915 Two Leaf Excise on 1925 Bank of Nova Scotia Chq XF-85

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1925 Bank of Nova Scotia cheque for Jones & Schofield Greengrocers franked with a single of the 4c blue 1915-34 Two Leaf Excise Tax stamp (FX39). The stamp paid the 4 cent excise tax, which was based on the amount of the cheque. The document offered here grades XF-85 as follows:

Intactness of the document: 50/50

Paper freshness : 20/25

Condition of the paper and edges: 10/15

Appearance of the handwriting: 4/5

Condition of the stamps: 1/5

Van Dam lists the used stamp off-document at $.30. However this is a nicer than usual cheque for this period, due to the graphic designs on the cheque face.

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