Newfoundland #255, 270 3c Carmine Red Queen Elizabeth and 5c Rose Violet John Cabot, Very Fine NH Sheet Margin Examples Showing "T" Guide Markings

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Well centered and very fine NH examples of the 3c carmine-red Queen Elizabeth stamp from the 1941-1944 Second Resources Issue and the 5c Rose Violet from the 1947 John Cabot Issue, each from the edge of the sheet, showing the punched circular printer's mark and T-shaped guide marks. The 3c Queen Elizabeth is perf. 12.6 x 12.5 and the 5c Cabot is perforated 12.7. Unitrade values  VF-75 NH singles without the markings at $1.65, so with the markings they should be worth at least $3. The stamps offered here grade 84 and 75 as follows:

Margins/centering: 54/70, 45/70

Paper freshness: 5/5

Colour: 5/5

Impression: 5/5

Absence of visible paper flaws: 5/5

Perforations: 10/10