Canada #199 (SG#323) 5c Deep Bright Prussian Blue 1932-35 Medallion Issue Brownish Gum VF-80 OG
A well centered and very fine mint OG single of the 5c deep bright Prussian blue King George V bas-relief stamp from the 1932-35 Medallion Issue. Vertical wove paper with coarse vertical mesh and deep browish cream gum with a glossy sheen, suggesting that it is from a printing made sometime between 1932-1933. Unitrade values a VF-75 OG single at $16. The stamp offered here grades VF-80 OG as follows: Margins/centering: 54/70 Paper freshness: 5/5 Colour: 5/5 Impression: 5/5 Absence of visible paper flaws: 5/5 Perforations: 6/10 Note any vertical or horizontal line shown in the scan is the edge of the acetate strip that the stamp was resting inside on the stockcard.