Canada #138 (SG#261) 3c Deep Rose Red 1911-27 Admiral Imperf Pair XF-90 NH

SKU 322058823440

A very attractive and fresh extremely fine mint OG NH imperforate pair of the 3c deep rose red (carmine in Unitrade) dry printing Admiral stamp from the 1924 Admiral Imperforate issue. Printed on vertical wove paper measuring 0.004" thick with no visible mesh. The gum is a smooth, satin cream, characteristic of the early dry printings printings made before 1926. Only 50,000 pairs were originally issued in 1924. Unitrade values a VF-75 NH pair at $100. The pair offered here grades 90 as follows:

Centering/margins: 60/70

Paper freshness: 10/10

Colour: 10/10

Impression: 5/5

Absence of visible paper flaws: 5/5

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