Canada #30b (SG#69) 15c Slaty Blue Queen Victoria, 1868-1897 Large Queen Issue, A Very Fine Used Example on Vertical Wove Paper, Perf. 12.2

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A beautifully centered and very fine used example of the 15c slaty blue Queen Victoria stamp from the 1868-1897 Large Queen Issue. Printed on vertical wove paper and perf. 12.2. This is a late Montreal printing from the around 1887. A lovely stamp with wider than normal margins. Unitrade values this stamp in this grade at $100. The stamp offered here grades 82 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: 8/10