Canada #78 (SG#156) 3c Pale Carmine Red 1898-1902 Numeral Issue Vertical Wove VF-76 OGHR

SKU 322182992375

A well centered and attractive mint example of this value in the pale carmine red shade (the deep carmine red and carmine rose shades being shown in the right scans for comparison purposes only). The gum has been heavily hinged, causing a very slight translucency at the top perfs, but is full and fresh. A difficult stamp to find this well centered. Unitrade values a VF-75 OG single at $120. The example offered here grades 76 as follows:

Centering/margins: 50/70

Paper freshness: 4/5

Colour: 5/5

Impression: 5/5

Absence of visible paper flaws: 4/5

Perforations: 8/10

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