Canada #E1a 10c Deep Green, 1898-1922 Special Delivery Issue, A Very Fine Mint Example

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A very fine mint OG example of the 10c deep green special delivery stamp from the 1898-1922 First Special Delivery Issue. This example has the mottled cream gum that looks "sponged on", that is found on stamps printed by American Bank Note Company in the early 1920's, so this is likely the last printing. Unitrade values a VF-75 OG mint example at $200. The stamp offered here grades 75 as follows:

Centering/margins: 45/70

Paper freshness: 5/5

Colour: 5/5

Impression: 5/5

Absence of visible paper flaws: 5/5

Perforations: 10/10