Canada #1362, bvi and bvii 45c Small Format Canadian Flag, 1991-1998 Fruit and Flag Issue, VFNH Examples of the Three Listed Gutter Pairs

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Very fine NH examples of the three listed gutter pairs of the 45c Canadian flag stamps from the 1991-1998 Fruit and Flag Issue, being one of the sheet stamp and two from the booklet, one of which has a straight edge, and the other which does not. The sheet printing is CBN while the two booklet pairs are AP printings. The best way to distinguish these is to compare the blue colour at the UR corner of the design. On the CBN printings is is a lighter, brighter blue. 

    Unitrade lists these pairs at $14 for VFNH. The stamps offered here grade 80 and 84 as follows:

    Centering/Margins 50/70 and 54/70

    Paper freshness: 5/5

    Colour: 5/5

    Impression: 5/5

    Absence of visible paper flaws: 5/5

    Perforations: 10/10