Canada #454 (SG#579) 1967 1c Brown Centennial Issue Rose Craft First Day Cover XF-86

SKU 322581902494

An extremely fine example of the 1c violet brown 1967 Centennial Issue First Day Cover, with a strip of 3. Brown Rose Craft Centennial Issue Cachet. The envelope is on stock giving a high fluorescent bluish white reaction under ultraviolet light, while the stamps are printed on paper giving a dull fluorescent greyish reaction under ultraviolet light. The stamps are tied by a crisp strike of an Ottawa straight line first day cancel. The cover offered here grades XF-86 as follows:

Intactness of the cover: 25/25

Paper freshness from the front: 15/25

Paper freshness from the back: 8/10

Condition of the paper and edges: 15/15

Appearance of the handwriting: 5/5 (unaddressed)

Clarity of the postal markings: 15/15

Condition of the stamps: 3/5

Unitrade lists a Rosecraft or Artcraft cachet for a single stamp of any denomination on cover for $2. Note: the above scan is a stock photo as are all my scans for material after 1952. The cover you will receive has been carefully checked to adhere to the above grading standards, so while it (they) may not be exactly the same, it (they) will be of the same quality.

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