Canada #900var 15c Multicoloured, Christmas Tree in 1881, 1981 Christmas Issue, a VFNH Single, on DF/DF-fl Paper With an Errant Taggant Spot at Left Causing a Frame Break at Lower Left

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A very fine NH single of the 15c multicoloured Christmas tree in 1881 stamp from the 1981 Christmas Issue, showing a frame break at lower left caused by an errant spot of taggant on the stamp. Printed on DF/DF-fl paper.

Unitrade does not list this variety, but our estimate of the value is $25. This is the first variety of this kind that I have seen on this issue.  The stamp offered here grades 80 as follows:

Centering/margins: 50/70 
Paper freshness: 5/5 
Colour: 5/5 
Impression: 5/5 
Absence of visible paper flaws: 5/5 
Perforations: 10/10