Canada #37iii 3c Orange Red Queen Victoria, 1870-1897 Small Queen Issue, A Fine Unused Example of the Mid-Montreal Printing, Perf. 11.6 x 12

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A fine unused example of the mid-Montreal printing of the 3c orange-red Queen Victoria stamp from the 1870-1897 Small Queen Issue. Printed on stout vertical wove paper with clear mesh and perf. 11.6 x 12. Slightly oxidized colour. Unitrade values a fine mint example at $200, so unused should be worth approximately half. The stamp offered here grades 68 as follows:

Margins/centering: 40/70

Paper freshness: 5/5

Colour: 3/5

Impression: 5/5

Absence of visible paper flaws: 5/5

Perforations: 10/10