Canada #341 (SG#467) 5c 1954 Wilding Issue Strip of 3 on Airmail Cover to UK VF-80

$1.34
SKU 322190330760

15c airmail cover to United Kingdom sent from Vancover, BC on March 19, 1962. Franked with a strip of 3 of the 5c ultramarine 1954 Wilding definitives, paying the 15c airmail rate to the UK. The stamps are tied by a light strike of a March 19, 1962 Vancouver machine duplex cancel. The cover offered here grades VF-80 as follows:

Intactness of the cover: 25/25

Paper freshness from the front: 20/25

Paper freshness from the back: 8/10

Condition of the paper and edges: 15/15

Appearance of the handwriting: 4/5

Clarity of the postal markings: 5/15

Condition of the stamps: 3/5

My asking price for this cover is based on 80% of a value of $1.70 arrived at as follows:

Destination: $1

Franking: $0.60 ((2 points + 4 points )x $0.10 per point). Each stamp is rated according to how common it is a cover of this rate and assigned a point value. Only in-period usages are considered. Redundant stamps are also excluded.

Rate: $0.10

If you have any questions about my valuation system for postal history please do contact me and I will be happy to answer your questions.

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