Canada #54 5c Deep Greenish Blue Queen Victoria, 1897 Diamond Jubilee Issue A Fine Appearing but VG Used Example With a Lovely CDS Cancel From Within 3 Days of Issue

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A fine centered used example of the 5c deep greenish blue Queen Victoria stamp from the 1897 Diamond Jubilee Issue, with centrally struck St. Henri de Montreal, Que. CDS dated June 22, 1897, 3 days after issue on June 19th. There is a light scuff in the lower right corner that results in a shallow thin, reducing the grade from fine to very good.  Unitrade values this stamp in the fine grade at $20, so VG should be worth $10. The  stamp offered here grades 60 as follows:

Centering/margins: 30/60
Paper freshness: 5/5
Colour: 5/5
Impression: 5/5
Absence of visible paper flaws: 5/5
Perforations: 10/10 (three perforations clipped short at upper left)

Cancellation: 10/10

Adjustment for light corner scuff: -10 points

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