Canada 74i (SG#150) 1/2c Grey 1898-1902 Numeral Issue Toned Paper VF-75 NH
A post office fresh and reasonably centered NH mint single in the grey shade, on toned vertical wove paper measuring 0.0035" thick. Unitrade does not list the toned paper except on the 2c value. However, this paper is found on several values of this set as well as subsequent sets up to and including the Admirals. Unitrade values a VF-75 NH example at $90. The examples above grade 75 as follows:
Paper freshness: 5/5
Absence of visible paper flaws: 5/5
The lot consists of one of the above scanned stamps.