Canada #BK276 2003 Canadian Astronauts Issue, 2 Complete $3.84 Booklets, Tullis Russell Coatings Paper, Dull and Medium Fluorescent Papers, 4 mm GT Tagged to Shape

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Two very well centered and very fine examples of the $3.84 booklet from the 2003 Canadian Astronauts Issue. Printed on the normal dull paper and an unlisted medium fluorescent paper. The contents have the following characteristics:

Paper type: Tullis Russell Coatings paper

Paper fluorescence: Dead paper and medium fluorescent paper

Printing method: Lithography

Pane or tab markings: Lowe-Martin and "C"

Tagging type: 4 mm GT Tagged to Shape

Printer: Lowe-Martin

Perforation or die cut: Die Cut

Stamp colours: Multicoloured


The covers display the following characteristics:


Cover fluorescence: high fluorescent 

Cover seal type: Unsealed

Cover design: Canadian Astronauts


The Unitrade catalogue value for two normal VF-75 mint examples of this booklet is $24. The booklet offered here grades VF-84 as follows:


Cover freshness: 10/10

Centering of the panes: 54/70

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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