Canada #345, 348 (SG#469, 471) 2c & 5c 1954 Wilding Issue Coil Pairs DF Gr. Ribbed Paper F-70 NH

$1.87
SKU 322173232751

Two fine NH pairs of the 2c green and 5c deep ultramarine Queen Elizabeth II coil stamps from the 1954 Wilding Issue. Printed on ribbed vertically wove paper showing clear ribbing on the gum and giving a dull fluorescent greyish reaction under ultraviolet light. The spacing between stamp impressions is 4 mm. Smooth and shiny yellowish cream coloured gum. Unitrade values VF-75 NH pairs at $7.50. The pairs offered here grade 70 as follows:

Centering/margins: 40/70

Paper freshness: 5/5

Colour: 5/5

Impression: 5/5

Absence of visible paper flaws: 5/5

Perforations: 10/10

Note: the above scan is a stock photo as are all my scans for material after 1952. The pairs you will receive have been carefully checked to adhere to the above grading standards, so while they may not be exactly the same, 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.

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