Canada #114iii (SG#251a) 7c Deep Chestnut 1911-27 Admiral Issue Dry Printing, Thin Paper F-73 NH

SKU 322192694969

A well centered and fine mint NH example of the rare 7c deep chestnut (red brown in Unitrade), dry printing Admiral stamp from the 1911-1928 Admiral Issue, on thin paper. Printed on white vertical wove paper with fine vertical mesh and measuring 0.004" thick. The scan on the extreme right shows the normal paper from the dry printings. As you can see, the thin paper is markedly different from the normal paper, which usually 0.0045" to 0.005"thick. This is one of the rarest Admiral printings. 2016 Unitrade values a F-65 NH single at $250. The stamp offered here grades 73 as follows:

Centering/margins: 50/70

Paper freshness: 5/5

Colour: 5/5

Impression: 5/5

Absence of visible paper flaws: 5/5

Perforations: 3/10

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