Canada #15 5c Brownish Orange Red Beaver, 1859-1868 First Cents Issue, VF Used Example, Perf. 12

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A well centered and very fine used example of the 5c brownish orange red beaver stamp from the 1859-1868 First Cents Issue, on horizontal wove paper, perf. 12.  This comes from a printing made between 1861 and 1864. Unitrade values a VF used example at $50.  The stamp offered here grades 75 as follows:

Centering/margins: 35/60

Paper freshness: 5/5

Colour: 5/5

Impression: 5/5

Absence of visible paper flaws: 5/5

Perforations: 10/10

Cancellation: 10/10