Canada #30i (SG#68) 15c Deep Slate Queen Victoria, 1868-1897 Large Queen Issue, A Very Fine Appearing But Fine Used Example on Vertical Wove Paper, Perf. 12 x 12.1

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A beautifully centered and lightly cancelled example of the 15c deep slate Queen Victoria stamp from the 1868-1897 Large Queen Issue. Printed on vertical wove paper and perf. 12 x 12.1. This is a late Montreal printing from the early 1880's. There is a very light horizontal crease that does not break the paper and is not visible from the front. Nonetheless, it does reduce the grade from VF to fine. Unitrade values this stamp in this grade at $40. The stamp offered here grades 74 as follows:

Centering/margins: 44/60
Paper freshness: 5/5
Colour: 5/5
Impression: 5/5
Absence of visible paper flaws: 5/5
Perforations: 10/10
Cancellation: 10/10

Adjustment for light horizontal crease: -10 points