Canada McCann #BK79a 14c Multicoloured Queen Elizabeth II, 1977-1982 Floral and Environment Issue, Complete $3.50 Booklet, Smooth Coated NF-fl Abitibi Paper, DF Running Letters Cover


A very fine example of the $3.50 booklet from the 1977-1982 Floral and Environment Issue, containing the 14c multicoloured Queen Elizabeth II stamp, The contents have the following characteristics:

Paper type: Smooth Coated Abitibi paper

Paper fluorescence: Non fluorescent paper with a low density concentration of LF flecks (still reads as DF overall).

Printing method: Engraving and photogravure

Label position(s): Centre Left & Lower Left

Tagging type: 4 mm GT-2 Tagging

Printer: British American Bank Note Company

Perforation or die cut: 11.9 x 12.4 Comb

Perforation or die cutting varieties: None

Stamp colours: Deep Red, black and Grey

The covers display the following characteristics:

Cover fluorescence: Dull Fluorescent

Cover seal type: Unsealed

Cover design: Running letters

Cover binding type: None, booklet folded along the cover

Counting tab on cover? No

The Unitrade catalogue value for a VF-75 mint example of this booklet is $8. The booklet offered here grades VF-80 as follows:

Cover freshness: 10/10

Centering of the panes: 50/70

Condition of cover edges: 5/5

Freshness of the panes: 5/5

Absence of visible cover flaws or stains: 5/5

Condition of interleaving and contents: 5/5

To gain a better understanding of the above numeric grading system for booklets, and to see illustrative examples of how the different grades may appear, please visit the following pages:

Determining a Grade for Booklets

Illustrative Examples of Different Grades

For information regarding fluorescence and tagging, please visit the following pages:

Understanding Paper Fluorescence


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