Lot 161 Canada #BK36d 1942-1949 War Issue, Complete 25¢ French Booklet, 1 Pane of 4c Carmine-Red, Vertical Wove Paper, Harris Front Cover IIs, Back Cover Type Diii, 7c and 6c Rate Page

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SKU Lot 161 June 30, 2021

A well centered, fresh and very fine example of the 25¢ booklet from the 1942-1949 War Issue, containing one pane of 6 of the 4c carmine-red, with the 6c and 7c airmail rate page. 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: Carmine-red

Rate Page: 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 IIs

Cover binding type: 17 mm Staple

Back cover: Harris Type Diii

Interleaving inside? Yes

The Unitrade catalogue value for a VF-75 mint example of this booklet is $18. The booklet offered here grades VF-78 as follows:

Cover freshness: 10/10

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: 3/5 (small rust stains near staples of both covers)

Condition of interleaving and contents: 5/5

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