Canada #34 1/2c Black Queen Victoria 1870-1897 Small Queen Issue a Fine NH Example of the Second Ottawa Printing, Perf. 12. x 12.25

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A fresh and fine NH example of the second Ottawa printing of the 1/2c black Queen Victoria stamp from the 1870-1897 Small Queen Issue. Perf. 12 x 12.25 and printed on the poor quality newsprint-like horizontal wove paper, with thick brownish gum. Unitrade values a F-65 NH example at $17.50. 

The stamp offered here grades 70 as follows:

Centering/margins 40/70

Paper freshness: 5/5

Colour: 5/5

Impression: 5/5

Absence of visible paper flaws: 5/5

Perforations: 10/10