Canada #88 (SG#172) 2c on 3c Bright Carmine-Red 1899 Surcharges XF-94 OG

SKU 222178636508

An extremely 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) that is perfectly centered within balanced, opposing margins. On vertical wove paper measuring 0.004" thick. Unitrade values a VF-75 OG example at $50. Worth considerably more in this stellar grade. The stamp offered here grades 94 as follows:

Centering/margins: 64/70

Paper freshness: 5/5

Colour: 5/5

Impression: 5/5

Absence of visible paper flaws: 5/5


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