Canada #363 (SG#489) 25c Vermilion Chemical Industry 1956-1967 Wilding Issue DF GW Smooth Paper VF-84 NH
A very well centered and very fine NH single of the 25c vermilion chemical Industry stamp from the 1954 Wilding Issue. Printed on smooth horizontal wove paper that shows very light horizontal ribbing on the gum only and giving a dull fluorescent greyish white reaction under ultraviolet light. Streaky and shiny cream coloured gum. Unitrade values a VF-75 NH single at $2.25. However stamps grading over VF-80 are scarcer due to the fact that the stamps were line perforated. The stamp offered here grades 84 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.