Canada #O39a (SG#O206a) 10c Inuk & Kayak 1954-62 Wilding Issue Plate 3 Flying G LR DF Gr. Ribbed Paper F-73 NH
A fine NH example of the 10c purple brown Inuk and kayak official stamp from the 1954-63 Wilding Issue, in a plate 3 lower right (LR) block of 4, with the "flying G" overprint. Printed on smooth horizontal wove paper showing ribbing only on the back and giving a dull fluorescent greyish reaction under ultraviolet light. Smooth and shiny cream gum. Unitrade values a F-65 NH block at $22.50. The block offered here grades 73 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.
On 28-Jun-16 at 11:48:23 EDT, seller added the following information: