Canada McCann #BK88Ab-Ac 1982-1987 Artifacts and National Parks Issue, Complete 50¢ Booklet, Coated Abitibi Paper, Low Fluorescent Paper, 70 mm Wide Pane, 4 mm GT-2 & GT-4 Tagging, Tagging Varieties

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SKU Canada #BK88avarVF-80

A well centered and very fine example of the 50¢ booklet from the 1982-1987 Artifacts and National Parks Issue. The contents have the following characteristics:

Paper type: Coated Abitibi paper

Paper fluorescence: Low Fluorescent Paper

Printing method: Engraving

Pane or tab width: 70 mm Wide Pane

Tagging type: 4 mm GT-2 & GT-4 Tagging

Printer: British American Bank Note Company

Tagging varieties: Various, please see options in drop-down menus

Perforation or die cut: 12.5 x 12.0 Comb

Stamp colours: Dark Green, Dark Brown and Indigo

The covers display the following charateristics:

Cover fluorescence: Dead

Cover seal type: Unsealed

Cover design: Various, please see the options in the drop-down menus

Cover binding type: None, booklet folded along the cover

Counting tab on cover? No

The McCann catalogue value for a VF-75 mint example of this booklet is $3.75. The booklet offered here grades VF-84, VF-80, or VF-75 as follows:

Cover freshness: 10/10

Centering of the panes: 54/70 for VF-84, 50/70 for VF-80, 45/70 for VF-75

Condition of cover edges: 5/5

Freshness of the panes: 5/5

Absence of visible cover flaws or stains: 5/5

Condition of interleaving and contents: 5/5

***Please note*** The scans shown here illustrate the grade of VF-80. The actual booklet you receive will appear different if you purchase a grade other than VF-80. To gain a better understanding of the above numeric grading system for booklets, and to see illustrative examples of how the different grades may appear, please visit the following pages:

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Illustrative Examples of Different Grades

For information regarding fluorescence and tagging, please visit the following pages:

Understanding Paper Fluorescence


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For more information about these booklets and the types of varieties that can be found on them please visit: The Parliament Booklets of the Artifact and National Parks Issue 1985-1988