Canada #338 (SG#464) 2c Deep Green 1954 Wilding Issue Plate 9n UR DF GW Smooth Paper F-70 NH
A fresh and fine NH example of the 2c deep green Queen Elizabeth II stamp from the 1954-63 Wilding Issue, in a plate 9n upper right (UR) block of 4. Printed on horizontal wove paper giving a dull fluorescent greyish white reaction under ultraviolet light and showing horizontal mesh only when held to the light. Vertically streaked, yellowish cream coloured gum, characteristic of the 1957 issues. Unitrade values a VF-75 NH block at $7.20. The block offered here grades 70 as follows:
Paper freshness: 5/5
Absence of visible paper flaws: 5/5
Note: the above scan is a stock photo as are all my scans for material after 1952.The item (s) you will receive has (have) been carefully checked to adhere to the above grading standards, so while it (they) may not be exactly the same, it (they) will be of the same quality. Also, I do not provide back scans of NH stamps or blocks after 1952 unless they are required to illustrate some attribute of the paper of gum.