Lot 215 Canada #BK38a 1942-1949 War Issue Complete 25c, French Booklet Containing 1 Pane Each of 3 of 1c Green, 3c Rosy Plum and 4c Carmine Red, Harris Front Cover Type Vh , Back Cover Jviii, 7c & 6c Rate Page

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SKU Lot 215 June 30, 2021

A fresh and fine example of the 25¢ French chewing gum booklet from the 1942-1949 War Issue, containing one pane each of 3 of the 1c green, 3c rosy plum and 4c carmine-red, with the 6c and 7c airmail rate page. Front cover Vh, back cover Jviii. 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:Green, rosy plum and carmine-red

Rate Page: 6c & 7c rate page

Gum Type: Cream

The covers display the following characteristics:

Cover fluorescence: Dull Fluorescent

Cover seal type: Unsealed

Cover design: Canada Arms and Canada Postage

Cover markings or type: Type 2

Front cover: Harris Type Vh

Cover binding type: 17 mm Staple

Back cover: Harris Type Jviii

Interleaving inside? Yes

The Unitrade catalogue value for a F-65 mint example of this booklet is $22.50. The booklet offered here grades F-73 as follows:

Cover freshness: 10/10

Centering of the panes: 45/70

Condition of cover edges: 5/5

Freshness of the panes: 5/5

Absence of visible cover flaws or stains: 3/5 (light opening bend near staple)

Condition of interleaving and contents: 5/5

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