Canada #250a, 250b 2c Brown King George VI, 1942-1949 War Issue, A Group of 3 VFNH Booket Panes of 6, and 4 +2 Labels, Printed on Different Papers and With Different Tab Widths

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A group of 3 well centered and very fine NH booklet panes of 6 and 4 + 2 Labels of the 2c brown King George VI stamp from the 1942-1949 War Issue.  Although not listed in Unitrade, these panes come with the tabs being different widths, and a variety of different papers and gum types can also be found. Included in this group are:

  1. A pane of 4 +2 labels, printed in a slightly lighter shade of brown. 6.5 mm wide tab, on smooth vertical wove paper, with smooth cream gum that has a semi-gloss sheen.
  2. A pane of 6 printed in a deeper shade of brown. 6.5 mm wide tab, on smooth, vertical wove paper that has smooth, deep cream gum with a satin sheen.
  3. A pane of 6 printed in the normal brown shade. 5 mm wide tab on smooth, vertical wove paper. Smooth cream gum with a satin sheen.

Unitrade values four VF-75 NH panes at $48.75. There is a very minor blemish on the gum of the first pane, but it is not realy a disturbance as such, but more an uneven area where the sheen is slightly different to the rest of the pane. The panes offered here grade 80 and 84 as follows:

Margins/centering: 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