Canada #465Biv (SG#590c) $1 Scarlet Edmonton Oilfield 1967-1973 Centennial Issue MF Paper F-73 NH

$5.62
SKU 465BivF-73(1)-1

A well centered and fine NH mint example of the $1 scarlet Edmonton Oilfield stamp from the 1967-1973 Centennial Issue. Printed on white, horizontal wove paper with PVA gum that has a satin sheen. Under UV light, the paper gives a dull fluorescent bluish white glow and contains low density concentrations of low fluorescent, and medium fluorescent fibres, a sparse concentration of high fluorescent fibres and very few brownish woodpulp fibres. This is one of four variations that I have found, all of which are the MF paper listed by Unitrade. Line perforated 11.95, or 11.85 x 11.95, as indicated in the drop down menus.

Unitrade values a F-65 NH mint example at $12.50. The stamp offered here grades 73 as follows:

Margins/Centering: 45/70

Paper freshness: 5/5

Colour: 5/5

Impression: 5/5

Absence of visible paper flaws: 5/5

Perforations: 8/10

Please note that the scan shown is a stock scan. The actual item may differ. However, it has been carefully checked to ensure that it is the same overall quality. Also, I do not provide back scans of post-1951 material unless it is required to illustrate some characteristic of the paper or gum.

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