Canada #649i 15c Multicoloured Mercury and Horse, 1974 UPU Centenary Issue, A VFNH Example of the Scarce Hibrite Paper

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A well centered and VFNH example of the 15c Mercury and winged horse stamp from the 1974 UPU Centenary issue, printed on the scarce smooth hibrite paper, which is often mistaken for the more common fluorescent paper. The first one I have seen in all my years handling modern Canadian material.   

Unitrade values this stamp at $15, which is low given the scarcity of this type. The stamp offered here grades 75 as follows:

Centering/margins: 45/70
Paper freshness: 5/5
Colour: 5/5
Impression: 5/5
Absence of visible paper flaws: 5/5
Perforations: 10/10