Canada #102 (SG#194) 15c Orange Quebec Tercentenary Issue Coarse Mesh Paper VF-75-J Used

SKU 222184916247

A very fine jumbo margined used example of the 15c orange "Champlain's departure" stamp from the 1908 Quebec Tercentenary Issue. Printed on vertical wove paper showing coarse vertical mesh. Moderate "R" in oval registered and jumbo sized margins. Only 300,000 of this value were issued in 1908, and the percentage existing in this condition is likely less than 1%, or 3,000 stamps. 2016 Unitrade values a VF-75 used example at $250. The stamp offered here grades 75-J as follows:

Centering/margins: 44/60 (jumbo)

Paper freshness: 5/5

Colour: 5/5

Impression: 5/5

Absence of visible paper flaws: 5/5

Perforations: 5/10

Cancellation: 6/10

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