Canada #58 (SG#132) 15c Steel Blue 1897 Diamond Jubilee Issue F-70 Used

SKU 322182968060

A well centered and fine used example of the 15c Jubilee in the steel blue. A highly under-rated stamp as only 100,000 were printed in 1897. There is a shallow thin at top centre that is about the size of a pencil tip eraser. It is not visible from the front of the stamp. Unitrade values a F-65 example at $120. The stamp offered here grades F-70 as follows:

Centering/margins: 40/60

Paper freshness: 5/5

Colour: 5/5

Impression: 5/5

Absence of visible paper flaws: 5/5

Perforations: 10/10

Cancellation: 10/10

Adjustment for shallow thin: -10 points

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