Canada #81ii (SG#160) 7c Olive Yellow 1898-1902 Numeral Issue Major Re-Entry VF-78 OGHR

SKU 322183789186

A very well centered and very fine mint OG HR example of the major re-entry in the olive yellow shade (golden yellow, yellow olive, deep yellow olive, greenish yellow, and pale olive yellow shades are shown to the right for comparison only). The scans on the extreme right show the re-entry, which consists of doubling in the first and last "A" of "Canada"; the "P" and "E" of "Postage; the "V" and second "E" of "seven", and the "C" and "S" of "Cents". On white vertical wove paper measuring 0.0045" thick. A very rare stamp as only 1,515,000 of the basic stamp were issued. This re-entry likely occurs in one position position of the sheet, so the maximum number that could ever have existed was 15,150. Unitrade lists this variety but does not attempt to price it. The stamp offered here grades 78 as follows:

Centering/margins: 50/70

Paper freshness: 3/5

Colour: 5/5

Impression: 5/5

Absence of visible paper flaws: 5/5


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