Canada #88 (SG#172) 2c on 3c Bright Carmine-Red 1899 Surcharges VF-75 OG
A well centered and very fine mint OG example of this provisional issue in the bright carmine-red shade (dull rose -carmine, dull carmine-red, rose-carmine, deep bright carmine-red, deep rose scarlet, deep carmine-red, and carmine-red shades are shown to the right for comparison purposes only). On vertical wove paper measuring 0.004" thick. Unitrade values a VF-75 OG example at $50. The stamp offered here grades 75 as follows:
Paper freshness: 5/5
Absence of visible paper flaws: 5/5
I currently have two of these stamps in stock as shown in the above scans. When ordering please specify which one you want.