Canada #37 3c Orange Red Queen Victoria, 1870-1897 Small Queen Issue, Mid Montreal Printing on Horizontal Wove Paper, a Fine Unused Single, Perf. 12

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A fresh and fine unused single of the mid-Montreal printing of the 3c orange red Queen Victoria stamp from the 1870-1897 Small Queen Issue.  This stamp likely dates from before 1880, as it shows a small position dot outside the lower left corner ornament.  Unitrade values a F-65 OG single at $60, so an unused stamp should be worth approximately half of this, or $30. 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