Canada #35i 1c Deep Yellow Queen Victoria, 1870-1897 Small Queen Issue, A Fine OG Example on Stout Vertical Wove, Perf. 12 x 12.25

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A fine mint OG example of the deep yellow Queen Victoria stamp from the 1870-1897 Small Queen Issue. Printed on stout vertical wove paper and perf. 12 x 12.25. This is a very late Montreal printing. It has a position dot at 9 O'clock in the medallion rim, so it is from a printing made after 1886. Unitrade values this stamp in this grade at $30. The stamp offered here grades 65 as follows:

Centering/margins: 40/70
Paper freshness: 5/5
Colour: 5/5
Impression: 5/5
Absence of visible paper flaws: 5/5
Perforations: 5/10 (one bent perf at bottom)