Canada #35a 1c Deep Orange Queen Victoria, 1870-1897 Small Queen Issue, VF Used Example of Montreal Printing, Perf. 12 With "5" Hamilton Grid Cancel

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A well centered and very fine used example of an early to mid-Montreal printing of the 1c deep orange Queen Victoria stamp from the 1870-1897 Small Queen Issue, with Attractive Hamilton "5" grid cancel.  Printed on soft horizontal wove paper and perf. 12. Unitrade values a VF-75 used example at $15. The stamp offered here grades 78 as follows:

Centering/margins: 40/60

Paper freshness: 5/5

Colour: 5/5

Impression: 5/5

Absence of visible paper flaws: 5/5

Perforations: 8/10

Cancellation: 10/10