Lot 114 Canada #BK33a 1942-1949 War Issue, Complete 25¢ English Booklet, 2 Panes of 2c Deep Brown, Smooth Vertical Wove Paper, Harris Front Cover Type IIc, 6c Airmail Rate Page, Cutting Guideline on Cover

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SKU Lot 114 June 30, 2021

A fresh and fine example of the 25¢ booklet from the 1942-1949 War Issue, containing two panes of 6 of the 2c deep brown (as opposed to brown or brighter brown) and with the type II covers with 57 mm text. Harris front cover type IIc. The panes are printed on smooth paper and booklet contains the 6c airmail rate page. The contents have the following characteristics:

Paper type: Smooth vertical wove paper with clear mesh

Printing method: Engraving

Printer: Canadian Bank Note Company

Perforation or die cut: 12 Line

Stamp colors: Brown

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 IIc

Cover binding type: 17 mm Staple

Back cover: Harris Type B (see this post for an explanation of the cover types_

Interleaving inside? Yes

The Unitrade catalogue value for a F-65 mint example of this booklet is $45.00. The booklet offered here grades F-68 as follows:

Cover freshness: 10/10

Centering of the panes: 40/70 (average of both panes)

Condition of cover edges: 5/5

Freshness of the panes: 5/5

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

Condition of interleaving and contents: 5/5

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