Canada #89ii (SG#175) 1c Grey Green on 1910 Local Multicoloured Grandpa Postcard VF-82

$4.99
SKU 222170514176

1910 illustrated multicoloured sentimental postcard to Norwich, ON depicting "a girl teller her grandfather a secret". Sent from Hamilton, ON on May 12, 1910. Franked with a single 1c deep grey green Edward VII definitive on greyish paper to pay the 1c local postcard rate. The stamp is tied by a clear strike of the May 12, 1910 Hamilton wavy line machine duplex. This is an unusual topic for a card of this time period. The card offered here grades VF-82 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: 4/10 (quite a few minor edge scuffs)

Condition of corners and edges: 4/10

Appearance of the handwriting: 4/5

Clarity of the postal markings: 10/10

Condition of the stamp: 2/5

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

Scarcity of the card and subject matter: $5

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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