Canada #37, 37c 3c Orange Red & Dull Red Queen Victoria, 1870-1897 Small Queen Issue, Three Very Fine Used Examples of Early and Mid-Montreal Printings, Perf. 12

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Three very fine used examples of the early and mid-Montreal printings of the 3c orange-red Queen Victoria stamp, and the 3c dull red Queen Victoria stamps from the 1870-1897 Small Queen Issue, each perf. 12 and printed on a slightly different paper. Unitrade values three VF-75 used singles at $8. The stamps offered here grade 82, 75, and 80 as follows:

Margins/centering: 44/60 and 40/60

Paper freshness: 5/5

Colour: 5/5

Impression: 5/5

Absence of visible paper flaws: 5/5 and 2/5 (small corner wrinkle on middle stamp)

Perforations: 10/10 and 8/10

Cancellation: 8/10 and 10/10