Canada #458xxi, xxii (SG#583) 5c Deep Blue Centennial Precancel 4 Different Papers F-70 NH

$1.19
SKU 222466490722
Four fine fine mint NH singles of the 5c deep blue & deep bright blue precancelled fishing village stamps from the 1967-1973 Centennial Issue, each on a different paper, or with a different gum or printed in a different shade of blue: Vertical wove paper with no visible mesh. The four varieties are as follows:
  • Deep blue on paper giving a medium fluorescent bluish white reaction with no fluorescent fibres visible in the paper, and smooth, creamy dextrose gum with a semi-gloss sheen.
  • Deep blue on paper giving a medium fluorescent bluish white reaction with no fluorescent fibres visible in the paper, and streaky, creamy dextrose gum with a semi-gloss sheen.
  • Deep bright blue on paper giving a dull fluorescent light violet reaction with very sparse concentrations of low and medium fluorescent fibres visible in the paper, and white PVA gum with an eggshell sheen.
  • Deep bright blue on paper giving a dull flourescent greyish white reaction with a very sparse concentration of low fluorescent fibres visible in the paper, and with white PVA gum that has an eggshell sheen.
The ink colour of the first two stamps under UV is black, while the last two stamps is dark blue. Unitrade values four F-65 NH singles at $1.50. The stamps offered here grade F-70 NH as follows: Margins/centering: 40/70 Paper freshness: 5/5 Colour: 5/5 Impression: 5/5 Absence of visible paper flaws: 5/5 Perforations: 10/10 Note any vertical or horizontal line shown in the scan is the edge of the acetate strip that the stamp was resting inside on the stockcard.

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 or gum.

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