Canada #42 5c Deep Brownish Grey Small Queen Perf 12 x 12.25 Second Ottawa Printing Good Mint NH

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A good mint NH example of the second Ottawa Printing of the five cent Small Queen. Deep brownish grey shade, and p. 12 x 12.25 on soft horizontal wove paper, with mottled gum. There is a vertical crease affecting the right side of the stamp that is not obvious from the front, that lowers the grade from very good to good. Unitrade values a VG-55 NH example at $30, so a good one should be worth $15. 

The stamp offered here grades G-50 as follows:

Centering/margins: 30/70

Paper freshness: 5/5

Colour: 5/5

Impression: 5/5

Absence of visible paper flaws: 5/5

Perforations: 10/10

Adjustment for vertical crease: -10 points