Canada #586ii (SG#693) 1c Orange Macdonald 1972-1978 Caricature Issue 1972-1977 Caricature 3 Different Papers VF-80 NH

$0.99
SKU 222564342413

Three well centered and very fine NH singles of the 1c orange Sir John A. Macdonald stamp from the 1973-1977 Caricture Issue, each printed on a different paper, and with slightly different intensities of tagging as follows:

  • Vertical wove paper showing no mesh or ribbing, and giving a dull fluorescent bluish white reaction under ultraviolet light on the face, and a dull fluorescent bluish white reaction on the back, with a sparse concentration of low fluorescent fibres, and a very sparse concentration of medium fluorescent fibres visible in the paper. General OP-2 Ottawa tagging that is 4 mm wide, of moderate strength (clearly visible to the naked eye but not dark), and glowing deep bright yellow under ultraviolet light.
  • Vertical wove paper showing no ribbing or mesh and giving a low fluorescent bluish white reaction under ultraviolet light on the face, and a low fluorescent bluish white reaction on the back, with a sparse concentration of low fluorescent fibres visible in the paper. Tagged with Ottawa OP-2 tagging, 4 mm wide, of deep strength (appears deep yellow in normal light) and glowing deep bright yellow under ultraviolet light.
  • Vertical 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 no fluorescent fibres visible in the paper. General OP-2 Ottawa tagging, 4 mm wide, of moderate strength (clearly visible to the naked eye but not dark), and glowing deep bright yellow under ultraviolet light.

Comb perforated 12.0 x 12.5. Smooth, creamy PVA gum with a satin sheen. Unitrade values three VF-75 NH singles at $0.75. The stamps offered here grade 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 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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