Canada #O39a (SG#O206a) 10c Inuk & Kayak 1954-62 Wilding Issue Plate 4 LL Flying G Overprint DF Iv. Smooth Paper VF-75 NH
A very fine NH example of the 10c purple brown Inuk and kayak official stamp from the 1954-63 Wilding Issue, in a plate 4 lower left (LL) block of 4, with the "flying G" overprint. Printed on smooth horizontal wove paper showing no visible ribbing, and giving a dull fluorescent ivory reaction under ultraviolet light, with a very, very sparse concentration of medium fluorescent fibres . Smooth and very shiny cream gum. Unitrade values a VF-75 NH block at $30. The block offered here grades 75 as follows:
Paper freshness: 5/5
Absence of visible paper flaws: 5/5
Note: the above scan is a stock photo as are all my scans for material after 1952.The item (s) you will receive has (have) been carefully checked to adhere to the above grading standards, so while it (they) may not be exactly the same, it (they) will be of the same quality. Also, I do not provide back scans of NH stamps or blocks after 1952 unless they are required to illustrate some attribute of the paper of gum.