Canada #BK32e 1942-1949 War Issue, Complete 25¢ English Booklet, Smooth Vertical Wove Paper, Type II Covers, Harris Front Cover Type IIb, Back Cover Type Cbiii, 7c & 5c Airmail Rates Page

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A fresh and 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 II covers with 57 mm text. Harris front cover type IIb and back cover Cbiii. The panes are printed on smooth vertical wove. The booklet also contains the 7c and 5c airmail rate page.  The contents have the following characteristics:

Paper type: Smooth vertical wove paper.

Printing method: Engraving  

Printer: Canadian Bank Note Company

Perforation or die cut: 12 Line

Stamp colours: Green

Gum type: Yellowish 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 2

Front cover: Harris Type IIb

Cover binding type: 17 mm Staple

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

Interleaving inside? Yes

 

The Unitrade catalogue value for a F-65 mint example of this booklet is $47.00. The booklet offered here grades F-70 as follows:

 

Cover freshness: 9/10

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

Condition of cover edges: 4/5 (some mild bunching in places)

Freshness of the panes: 5/5

Absence of visible cover flaws or stains: 2/5 (opening crease on the front cover)

Condition of interleaving and contents: 5/5 

 

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