Canada #262 $1 Steel Blue Hossack Destroyer 1942-1949 War Effort Issue Very Fine Mint NH Example of a Post-1945 Printing on Lightly Ribbed Paper

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A well centered top margin very fine mint NH example of the $1 steel blue Hossack Destroyer stamp from the 1942-1949 War Effort Issue . This is a post-1945 printing, printed on vertical wove paper, with light horizontal ribbing being visible, and smooth cream gum that has a semi-gloss sheen. This is very similar paper and gum that was used for the first printings of the 1946-51 Peace Issue that followed this issue. Unitrade values this stamp in this grade at $120. The stamp offered here grades 80 as follows:

Centering/margins: 50/70
Paper freshness: 5/5
Colour: 5/5
Impression: 5/5
Absence of visible paper flaws: 5/5
Perforations: 10/10