Lot 384 Canada #F2 5c Dark Green Engine Turning, 1875-1897 Registered Letter Stamps, Four Fine Used Examples Second Ottawa Printing on Different Papers, Various Perfs
Four fine used examples of the 5c dark green engine Turning from the 1875-1897 Registered Letter Stamps second Ottawa printing on different papers, various perfs. Includes printings on soft vertical wove, and horizontal wove. The group is unchecked as to exact perf on each stamp. Unitrade lists the normal perf as 12, but in actual fact it varies from 12 to 12.25 on both sides, with the Second Ottawa printings generally being 12.1 to 12.25 and combinations thereof.
Unitrade values these at $12. The stamps offered here grade between 66 and 68 as follows:
Paper Freshness: 5/5
Absence of Visible Paper Flaws: 5/5
Cancellation: 6/10, and 8/10