Canada #112a (SG#250a) 5c Blackish Purple 1911-27 Admiral Issue Very Coarse Mesh Paper VF-78 LH
A well centered and very fine OG LH example of the 5c blackish purple (violet in Unitrade), wet printing Admiral stamp on the so called "thin paper" from the 1911-1928 Admiral Issue. Printed on white vertical wove paper with very coarse vertical mesh, and measuring 0.0035" thick. The gum is smooth shiny and transparent, with a slight yellowish tinge. Unitrade values a VF-75 OG single at $50. The stamp offered here grades 78 as follows:
Paper freshness: 5/5
Absence of visible paper flaws: 5/5
I currently have two stamps in stock on this paper in this grade. You will receive one of the above two stamps of your choice.