Canada #1173ii 57c Multicolored Killer Whale 1988-1991 Wildlife and Architecture Issue, VFNH UR Field Stock Block on DF/F Rolland Paper

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A VFNH upper right field stock block of the 57c multicolored Killer Whale stamp from the 1988-1991 Wildlife and Architecture Issue, printed on DF/F Rolland paper with a perf of 12.0 x 12.5

In this issue paper fluorescence has been completely ignored because the perception is that all the stamps are on dull paper. However, this is a bit of an oversimplification, as the pictures of some of the low value stamps will show. While it is true that the coated Slater, Harrison, Rolland and Peterborough papers are generally dull on the face, or non-fluorescent on the face, stamps on Coated Papers Paper are truly "dead" on the face most of the time and are much darker under UV than the stamps on any other paper. On the back, the papers vary from NF which is quite greyish to DF cream to a very light low fluorescence on some of the Harrison papers. 

Unitrade lists this block at $35 for VFNH. The block offered here grades 80 as follows:

Centering/Margins 50/70

Paper freshness: 5/5

Colour: 5/5

Impression: 5/5

Absence of visible paper flaws: 5/5

Perforations: 10/10