Canada #166ii 2c Pale Blackish Brown King George V 1930-35 Arch Issue Die 2, A Fine NH Mint Example of the Scarce Shade
A fine mint NH example of the 2c pale blackish brown King George V die 2 stamp from the 1930-1935 Arch Issue. Vertical wove paper with no visible vertical mesh and cream gum with indistinct vertical streaks and a semi-gloss sheen. Unitrade values a F-65 NH single at $15. This is the first time I have come across, let alone offered this shade variety.
The stamp offered here grades F-70 NH as follows:
Paper freshness: 5/5
Absence of visible paper flaws: 5/5