Canada #BK28b 1937-1942 Mufti Issue, Complete 25¢ French Booklet, Vertical Wove Paper, Type II Covers, Harris Front Cover Type IIk, Double Staple Error

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A well centered, fresh and very fine example of the 25¢ booklet from the 1937-1942 Mufti Issue, containing four panes of 6 of the 1c green and with the type II covers with 57 mm text. Harris front cover type IIk. This booklet has been stapled twice in error. The contents have the following characteristics:

Paper type: Vertical wove paper with clear mesh

Printing method: Engraving

Printer: Canadian Bank Note Company

Perforation or die cut: 12 Line

Stamp colours: Green

Gum type: White


The covers display the following characteristics:


Cover fluorescence: Dull Fluorescent

Cover seal type: Unsealed

Cover design: Canada Arms and Canada Postage, Text 57 mm Wide

Cover markings or type: Type 2

Front cover: Harris Type IIk

Cover binding type: 17 mm Staple

Back cover: Harris Type B (see this post for an explanation of the cover types_

Interleaving inside? Yes


The Unitrade catalogue value for a regular VF-75 mint example of this booklet is $75. Double staples are not often encountered and therefore a value of $125 for this is not unreasonable. The booklet offered here grades VF-75 as follows:


Cover freshness: 10/10

Centering of the panes: 45/70 (average of all 4 panes)

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



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