Canada #615var 8c Multicoloured, 1973 Jeanne Mance Issue, a Very Fine Used Single on MF/HF Paper Showing a Significant Downward Shift of the Blue Background Colour

Sold out

A well centered UR corner sheet margin single of the 8c multicoloured 1973 Jeanne Mance issue, showing a dramatic shift downwards of the blue background colour, resulting in all the lettering appearing to be double printed. This came from the Hamm collection according to John Jamieson of Saskatoon Stamp Centre and was the only copy he'd seen since 1986. 

Unitrade does not list this variety, but our estimate of the value is $40. The stamp offered here grades 75 as follows:

Centering/margins: 40/60 
Paper freshness: 5/5 
Colour: 5/5 
Impression: 5/5 
Absence of visible paper flaws: 5/5

Perforations: 10/10

Cancellation: 5/10