Canada #54 5c Deep Greenish Blue Queen Victoria, 1897 Diamond Jubilee Issue A Fine Mint NH Example

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An attractive, fine centered and fresh mint NH example of the 5c deep greenish blue Queen Victoria stamp from the 1897 Diamond Jubilee Issue. There are a few very light, minor gum bends, which do affect the grade slightly, but they are not significant.  Unitrade values this stamp in the fine grade at $60. The  stamp offered here grades 65 as follows:

Centering/margins: 40/70
Paper freshness: 5/5
Colour: 5/5
Impression: 5/5
Absence of visible paper flaws: 5/5
Perforations: 10/10 

Adjustment for light gum bends: -5 points