Canada #171 (SG#297) 8c Deep Prussian Blue King George V 1930-35 Arch Issue Cream Gum VF-80 LH
A well centered and very fine mint LH example of the 8c deep Prussian blue King George V stamp from the 1930-1935 Arch Issue. Vertical wove paper with fine vertical mesh and cream gum with a satin sheen. Unitrade values a VF-75 OG single at $40. A scarce and under-rated stamp, as only 888,000 were printed in 1930. The stamp offered here grades VF-80 LH as follows:
Paper freshness: 5/5
Absence of visible paper flaws: 5/5
Perforations: 10/10 .