Canada #341p (SG#467p) 5c Dull Ultramarine 1954 Wilding Issue W2B UR DF BW Ribbed Paper VF-80 NH
A very fine NH example of the 5c dull ultramarine Winnipeg Tagged Queen Elizabeth II stamp from the 1954-63 Wilding Issue, in a blank field stock upper right (UR) block of 4. Printed on vertical wove paper showing clear vertical ribbing on the gum and giving a dull fluorescent bluish white reaction under ultraviolet light. The tagging is heavily applied, appearing deep yellow. Streaky, shiny cream gum. Unitrade values a VF-75 NH block at $27.50 and two singles at $10. The block offered here grades 80 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.