Canada #BK36f 1942-1949 War Issue, Complete 25¢ French Booklet, Ribbed Vertical Wove Paper, Type IIa Covers, Harris Front Cover IIs, Back Cover Type Diii, Surcharged 7c and 6c Rate Page

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A fresh and fine example of the 25¢ booklet from the 1942-1949 War Issue, containing one pane of 6 of the 4c carmine-red, with the surcharged 6c and 7c airmail rate page, and the dark orange cover, rather than the usual light orange one. 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: carmine-red

Rate Page: 6c rate page, surcharged to show 7c and 6c rates

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 IIs

Cover binding type: 17 mm Staple

Back cover: Harris Type Diii

Interleaving inside? Yes

 

The Unitrade catalogue value for a F-65 mint example of this booklet is $8.75. The booklet offered here grades F-73 as follows:

 

Cover freshness: 10/10

Centering of the panes: 45/70

Condition of cover edges: 5/5

Freshness of the panes: 5/5

Absence of visible cover flaws or stains: 3/5 (small rust stains near staples of both covers)

Condition of interleaving and contents: 5/5

 

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