Canada #88 (SG#172) 2c on 3c Dull Carmine-Red 1899 Surcharges F-70 OG

SKU 222178600362

A fine mint OG example of this provisional issue in the dull carmine red (rose-carmine, deep bright carmine-red, deep rose scarlet, deep carmine-red, carmine-red, dull rose-carmine, and bright carmine-red shades are shown to the right for comparison purposes only). On vertical wove paper measuring 0.0045" thick. Unitrade values a F-70 OG example at $20. The stamp offered here grades 70 as follows:

Centering/margins: 40/70

Paper freshness: 5/5

Colour: 5/5

Impression: 5/5

Absence of visible paper flaws: 5/5