Canada #BK32f 1942-1949 War Issue, Complete 25¢ English Booklet, Ribbed Vertical Wove Paper, Type IIa Covers, Harris Front Cover Type IIa, Back Cover Type Cbiv, 7c & 6c Airmail Rates Page, Short Front Cover

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A fresh and very fine example of the 25¢ booklet from the 1942-1949 War Issue, containing four panes of 6 of the 1c green and with the type IIa covers with 57 mm text. Harris front cover type IIa and back cover Cbiv. The panes are printed on horizontally ribbed vertical wove. The booklet also contains the 7c and 6c airmail rate page.  The contents have the following characteristics:

Paper type: Ribbed vertical wove paper.

Printing method: Engraving  

Printer: Canadian Bank Note Company

Perforation or die cut: 12 Line

Stamp colours: Green

Gum type: Cream

 

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 2a

Front cover: Harris Type IIa

Cover binding type: 17 mm Staple

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

Interleaving inside? Yes

 

The Unitrade catalogue value for a VF-75 mint example of this booklet is $75.00. The booklet offered here grades VF-79 as follows:

 

Cover freshness: 10/10

Centering of the panes: 50/70 (average of all panes)

Condition of cover edges: 5/5 

Freshness of the panes: 5/5

Absence of visible cover flaws or stains: 4/5 (minute, rust stains near the staples)

Condition of interleaving and contents: 5/5 

 

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