Canada #171 (SG#297) 8c Deep Steel Blue King George V 1930-35 Arch Issue Fine Mesh Paper VF-79 OG

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A very well centered and very fine mint OG example of the 8c deep steel 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-79 OG as follows:  Margins/centering: 54/70  Paper freshness: 4/5  Colour: 5/5  Impression: 5/5  Absence of visible paper flaws: 5/5  Perforations: 6/10  . 

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