Canada #BK37e 1942-1949 War Issue, Complete 25¢ English Booklet, Smooth Vertical Wove Paper, Type II Covers, Harris Front Cover IIh, Back Cover Type A, Surcharged 6c & 7c Rate Page

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A well centered, fresh and very fine example of the 25¢ English booklet from the 1942-1949 War Issue, containing one pane each of 4 + 2 labels of the 1c green, 2c brown and 3c carmine-red, on smooth paper, with the surcharged 7c & 6c 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, brown, 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 2

Front cover: Harris Type IIh

Cover binding type: 17 mm Staple

Back cover: Harris Type A

Interleaving inside? Yes

 

The Unitrade catalogue value for a VF-75 mint example of this booklet is $45. The booklet offered here grades VF-79 as follows:

 

Cover freshness: 10/10

Centering of the panes: 50/70

Condition of cover edges: 5/5 

Freshness of the panes: 5/5

Absence of visible cover flaws or stains: 4/5 (very minor hints of rust on the front cover)

Condition of interleaving and contents: 5/5

 

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Determining a Grade for Booklets

Illustrative Examples of Different Grades

 

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