Canada #1375 $1 Yorkton Courthouse, 1991-1998 Fruit and Flag Issue, a Specialized Group of 5 VFNH Examples of the Leigh Mardon Printing

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A specialized group of 5 VFNH examples of the Leigh Mardon printing of the $1 Yorkton Courthouse stamp from the 1991-1998 Fruit and Flag Issue. This printing is the perf. 14.6 x 14 and generally shows the colour of the facade ink under UV light as "orangy brown". However, there are some variations in the colour of the the ink in both normal light and under UV. The paper varies also, having either a non-fluorescent front and DF back (NF/DF) or a non-fluorescent face and non-fluorescent back (NF/NF) as follows:

  • NF/DF cream, orange brown facade under UV.
  • NF/DF, orange brown facade.
  • NF/NF, orange brown facade.
  • NF/NF, brown orange facade, in 2 different shades under visible light.

    Unitrade lists these stamps at $12.50 for VFNH. The stamps offered here grade between 75 and 84 as follows:

    Centering/Margins 45/70, 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