Canada #89i (SG#174) 1c Deep Green on 1911 Local Multicoloured Easter Postcard VF-82

$3.74
SKU 222170512556

1911 Easter illustrated multicoloured, embossed postcard to Fonthill, ON depicting "a girl with easter eggs, a rabbit and a bird". Sent from St. Catherines, ON on April 11, 1911. Franked with a single 1c deep green Edward VII definitive on greyish paper to pay the 1c local postcard rate. The stamp is tied by a clear strike of the April 11, 1911 St. Catherines wavy line machine duplex. An attractive example of an Easter postcard. The card offered here grades VF-82 as follows:

Intactness of the card and integrity: 40/40

Paper freshness on the picture side: 8/10

Paper freshness on the address side: 8/10

Condition of the picture: 4/10 (there are a few small scuff spots)

Condition of corners and edges: 8/10

Appearance of the handwriting: 3/5

Clarity of the postal markings: 10/10

Condition of the stamp: 1/5

My asking price for this card is based the following factors:

Scarcity of the card and subject matter: $3

Premium for condition: +25%

If you have any questions about my valuation system for postal history please do contact me and I will be happy to answer your questions.

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