Canada #34vi 1/2c Black Queen Victoria 1870-1897 Small Queen Issue a Fine Used Pair Showing the Major Re-Entry on the Right Stamp
A fine used pair of the second Ottawa printing of the 1/2c black Queen Victoria stamp from the 1870-1897 Small Queen Issue, showing the Pos. 98R1 major re-entry. Perf. 12. x 12.25, and printed on the soft vertical wove paper.
This fantastic re-entry shows major doubling of most parts of the design, as shown in the scans, including:
- All of the detail in the four corner ornaments in the frame.
- "STAG" of "Postage.
- All the shading lines on the neck.
- All radial lines in the medallion from 3 o'clock to 7 o'clock.
- The "2" of "1/2".
Unitrade values a fine pair at $81.
The pair offered here grades 68 as follows:
Paper freshness: 5/5
Absence of visible paper flaws: 5/5