Canada #89i (SG#174) 1c Deep Green on Local Multicoloured New Year Postcard XF-85

SKU 222170463783

1909 German illustrated multicoloured embossed New Year postcard to Paris ON depicting "a girl with a chello". Sent from Galt ON on December 29, 1909. Franked with a single 1c deep green Edward VII definitive to pay the 1c local postcard rate. The stamp is tied by a clear strike of a December 29, 1909 Galt wavy line machine duplex. In addition, there is a nice clear strike of a December 29, 1909 Paris receiving CDS. It is unusual to find receiving stamps on local postcards. The card offered here grades XF-85 as follows:

Intactness of the card and integrity: 40/40

Paper freshness on the picture side: 10/10

Paper freshness on the address side: 8/10

Condition of the picture: 9/10

Condition of corners and edges: 2/10

Appearance of the handwriting: 3/5

Clarity of the postal markings: 10/10

Condition of the stamp: 3/5

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

Scarcity of the card and subject matter: $3

Premium for receiving cancel: $2

Premium for condition: +50%

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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