Canada #77 (SG#155) 2c Pale Carmine Red 1898-1902 Numeral Issue Toned Paper VF-78 NH

SKU 322182771473

A very well centered and very fine mint NH example in the pale carmine red shade shade (carmine-red, and bright rose shades are shown to the right for comparison only). On toned vertical wove paper measuring 0.0035" thick. Unitrade does not list toned paper for any value other than the 2c purple, which is curious given that this paper type is found on several values of this set and other subsequent sets right up to the Admirals. Unitrade values a VF-75 NH example at $240. The stamp offered here grades 78 as follows:

Centering/margins: 50/70

Paper freshness: 5/5

Colour: 5/5

Impression: 5/5

Absence of visible paper flaws: 5/5


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