Canada #BK244a 2001 Tourist Attractions Issue, 2 Complete $5.25 Booklets, JAC Paper, Dead Paper, 4 mm GT-4 Tagging, Two Different Background Colours

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Two well centered and very fine examples of the $5.25 booklet from the 2001 Tourist Attractions Issue, each printed with distinctly different background colours. The basic colour used for the background of this booklet is a beigy taupe. One booklet has the background in a warmer, browner shade of this colour, while the other is printed in a colder greenish grey shade of this colour.  The contents have the following characteristics:

Paper type: JAC paper

Paper fluorescence: Low fluorescent paper under dead coating

Printing method: Lithography

Pane or tab markings: Colour and J paper designation in lower right corner

Tagging type: 4 mm GT-4 Tagging

Printer: Canadian Bank Note Company

Perforation or die cut: Die Cut 11.3 x 11.4

Stamp colours: Multicoloured


The covers display the following characteristics:


Cover fluorescence: N/A

Cover seal type: Sealed field stock covers that have since been opened

Cover design: Tourist Attractions

Cover binding type: No binding


The Unitrade catalogue value for a VF-75 mint examples of these booklet is $23. The booklet offered here grades VF-84, VF-80 as follows:


Cover freshness: 10/10

Centering of the panes: 54/70 and 50/70

Condition of cover edges: 5/5

Freshness of the panes: 5/5

Absence of visible cover flaws or stains: 5/5

Condition of interleaving and contents: 5/5


To gain a better understanding of the above numeric grading system for booklets, and to see illustrative examples of how the different grades may appear, please visit the following pages:


Determining a Grade for Booklets

Illustrative Examples of Different Grades


For information regarding fluorescence and tagging, please visit the following pages:


Understanding Paper Fluorescence




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