Canada #41 3c Vermilion and Orange Vermilion Queen Victoria, 1870-1897 Small Queen Issue, Three Very Fine Used Examples of the Second Ottawa Printing, Each a Slightly Different Shade

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Three very fine used examples of the second Ottawa printing of the 3c vermilion Queen Victoria stamp from the 1870-1897 Small Queen Issue, each printed in a slightly different shade. All are printed on the poor quality soft horizontal wove paper in use during the earlier part of the second Ottawa period. All stamps are perf. 12. Unitrade values three VF-75 used singles at $3. The stamps offered here grade 80 and 84 as follows:

Margins/centering: 40/60, 44/60

Paper freshness: 5/5

Colour: 5/5

Impression: 5/5

Absence of visible paper flaws: 5/5

Perforations: 10/10

Cancellation: 10/10