Lot 136 Canada #BK35b 1942-1949 War Issue, Complete 25¢ French Booklet, 2 Panes of 3c Rosy Plum, Horizontal Ribbed Paper, Harris Front Cover Type IIn, Back Cover Type Di, 7c and 6c Airmail Rate Page

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SKU Lot 136 June 30, 2021

A fresh and fine example of the 25¢ French booklet from the 1942-1949 War Issue, containing two panes of four plus 2 labels of the 3c rosy plum and with the type II covers with 57 mm text. Harris front cover type IIn and back cover Di. The panes are printed on ribbed vertical wove. The booklet also contains the 7c & 6c airmail rate page. The contents have the following characteristics:

Paper type: Horizontal ribbed paper.

Printing method: Engraving

Printer: Canadian Bank Note Company

Perforation or die cut: 12 Line

Stamp colours: Rosy plum

Gum type: Deep 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 IIn

Cover binding type: 17 mm Staple

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

Interleaving inside? Yes

The Unitrade catalogue value for a VF-75 mint example of this booklet is $24. The booklet offered here grades F-73 as follows:

Cover freshness: 10/10

Centering of the panes: 45/70 (average of all 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 staple)

Condition of interleaving and contents: 5/5

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