Canada #539 (SG#681) 6c Multicoloured 1971 Papineau Issue LR blank Block DFGr/DFgr-fl, DF-S, LF VS Paper VF-80 NH

SKU 222562697310

A well centered and very fine NH lower right field stock block of the 6c L.J Papineau death Centenary Issue from 1971. Printed on horizontal wove paper showing no ribbing or mesh and giving a dull fluorescent greyish reaction under ultraviolet light on the face, and a dull fluorescent greyish reaction on the back, with a sparse concentration of dull fluorescent fibres and a very sparse concentration of low fluorescent fibres visible in the paper. Comb perforated 12.5 x 12.0. Smooth, creamy PVA gum with a satin sheen. Unitrade values a VF-75 NH block at $1.20. The block offered here grades 80 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