Canada #473ii (SG#615) 5c 1967 Canadian Press Issue NFGr Paper Smooth Cream Gum VF-80 NH

$1.59
SKU 222623815344
A well centered and very fine mint NH single of the 5c violet blue 1967 Canadian Press Issue. Line perf. 11.85 x 11.95. Vertical wove paper with no ribbing, or visible vertical mesh, and smooth cream DEX gum with a satin sheen. Under ultraviolet light, the paper gives a non fluorescent greyish reaction, with no fluorescent fibres being visible in the paper. Unitrade values a VF-75 NH single at $2.00. The stamp offered here grades VF-80 NH as follows:
Margins/centering: 50/70
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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