Canada #37 3c Orange Red Queen Victoria, 1870-1897 Small Queen Issue, Late Montreal Printing on Vertical Wove Paper a Fine Unused Single, Perf. 12 x 12.25

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A fresh and fine unused single of the late-Montreal printing of the 3c orange red Queen Victoria stamp from the 1870-1897 Small Queen Issue.  This stamp likely dates from after 1886, as it shows a small position dot at the centre right of the medallion.  Unitrade values a F-65 OG strip at $60, so an unused strip should be worth approximately half of this, or $45. The stamp offered here grades 68 as follows:

Centering/margins: 40/70

Paper freshness: 3/5

Colour: 5/5

Impression: 5/5

Absence of visible paper flaws: 5/5

Perforations: 10/10