Canada #44a 8c Blue Grey Queen Victoria, 1870-1897 Small Queen Issue, A SON Very Fine Used Example, Perf. 12 x 12.1

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A beautifully centered very fine used example of the second Ottawa printing of the 8c blue grey Queen Victoria stamp from the 1870-1897 Small Queen Issue. Perf. 12 x 12.1, and printed on soft wove paper with horizontal mesh.  Centrally struck November 9, 1894 Yarmouth, NS CDS cancel. Unitrade values a VF used example at $12. The stamp offered here grades 84 as follows:

Margins/centering: 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