Canada #362, O45 (SG#488, O207), O45 20c Dark Green Paper Industy Wilding Issue 2 Different Papers VF-75 LH

$2.69
SKU 222169006750

Two very fine LH singles of the 20c dark green paper industry stamp from the 1954 Wilding Issue one with the official G overprint and the other without. Printed in dark green on two different horizontal wove papers as follows:

  • Paper showing ribbing on both sides and giving a greyish white reaction under ultraviolet (UV) light. Smooth, shiny cream gum. This is the G overprint issue.
  • Paper showing ribbing on both sides and giving an ivory reaction under UV. Smooth shiny cream gum. This is the regular issue.

Unitrade values VF-75 NH singles at $9. The stamps offered here grade 75 as follows:

Centering/margins: 45/70

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 item (s) you will receive has (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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