Canada #BK69hiii (SG#SB78f) 25c Centennial Booklet Cover Type 3 HF Paper Cover Design Type 1 Clear Sealing Strip VF-80 NH

SKU 323172952839

A well centered and very fine NH example the 25c Centennial Issue integral booklet containing 1 pane of 3 1c stamps, 1 6c stamp and 2 8c stamps, with type 3 "Pre Stamped" cover, depicting a sketch by Arthur LeMay and clear sealing strip. The cover is printed on rough textured card stock which gives a low fluorescent mottled bluish reaction under ultraviolet light, with no fluorescent fibres visible in the stock. In addition, the card stock is rough on the outside, and horizontally ribbed on the inside. The pane is printed on smooth paper giving a medium fluorescent bluish white reaction under ultraviolet light, with low density concentrations of medium and high fluorescent fibres being visible in the paper. The fibres give the paper an overall high fluorescent appearance. The stamp colours are not significantly different under UV as they are in normal light. The 1c is a deep violet brown. Unitrade values a VF-75 NH booklet at $5. This booklet is listed in McCann as BK69aj. The booklet offered here grades 80 as follows:

Centering of the panes: 50/70

Cover freshness: 10/10

Condition of cover edges: 5/5

Freshness of panes: 5/5

Absence of visible cover flaws/stains: 5/5

Condition of interleaving and contents: 5/5

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