Canada #BK37e 1942-1949 War Issue, Complete 25¢ English Booklet, Smooth Vertical Wove Paper, Type II Covers, Harris Front Cover IIg, Back Cover Type A, Miscut 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. Additionally this rate page has been miscut, causing the bottom line of text to appear at the top of the page. Also, the bottom and top lines of text appear faintly in the margins of the 1c pane as an offset. 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 IIg

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-75 as follows:

 

Cover freshness: 8/10

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: 2/5 (some small rust spots near staple on both covers, and light pencil notation on the front cover)

Condition of interleaving and contents: 5/5

 

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