Canada #339p (SG#465p) 3c Carmine 1954 Wilding Issue W2B Plate 1 UR DF GW Ribbed Paper VF-75 NH
A well centered very fine NH example of the 3c carmine Winnipeg Tagged Queen Elizabeth II stamp from the 1954-63 Wilding Issue, in a plate 1 upper right (UR) block of 4. Printed on horizontal wove paper giving a dull fluorescent greyish white reaction under ultraviolet light and showing ribbing clearly on the back. One position dot barely visible in the lower right selvage, just opposite the LR stamp. The tagging is moderately applied, being clearly visible to the naked eye. In addition there is a wedge shaped spot of extra taggant in the selvage at upper right. Shiny, yellowish cream gum. Unitrade values VF-75 NH blocks at $10.50. The block offered here grades 75 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.