Canada #109 (SG#248) 3c Scarlet Admiral Issue Die 1, Paper With No Mesh 0.004" Thick SUP-98 LH

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A nearly perfectly centered and superb fine mint OG LH example of the 3c scarlet (carmine in Unitrade), die 1 Admiral stamp from the 1911-1928 Admiral Issue. Printed on white vertical wove paper showing no visible mesh, and measuring 0.0040" thick. The gum is a smooth, satin cream. Unitrade values a VF-75 OG single at $30, but that value is not relevant for a superb example like this, as Admirals grading above VF-84 are seldom offered. The stamp offered here grades 98 as follows:

Centering/margins: 68/70

Paper freshness: 5/5

Colour: 5/5

Impression: 5/5

Absence of visible paper flaws: 5/5

Perforations: 10/10

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