Canada #87 (SG#171) 2c on 3c Bright Rose 1899 Surcharges - Rounded "2" VF-82 OGHR

SKU 222178653925

A well centered and very fine mint OG HR example of this provisional issue in the carmine rose shade (bright rose, bright rose carmine, rose carmine , carmine, pale carmine, and deep bright carmine shades are shown to the right for comparison purposes only). On vertical wove paper measuring 0.0035" thick. Thicker letters that show clear signs of wear and are characteristic of an late printing just after the surcharge type had become worn. Unitrade values a VF-75 OG example at $30. 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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