Lot 83 Canada #BK32d 1942-1949 War Issue, Complete English Booklet, 4 Panes of 1c Green, Ribbed Vertical Wove Paper, Harris Front Cover Type IIb, Back Cover Type Caii, 7c & 6c Airmail Rates Page

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SKU Lot 83 June 30, 2021

A well centered, fresh and very fine example of the 25¢ booklet from the 1942-1949 War Issue, containing four panes of 6 of the 1c green and with the type II covers with 57 mm text. Harris front cover type IIb and back cover Caii. The panes are printed on horizontal ribbed vertical wove. The booklet also contains the 7c and 6c 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: Green

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 IIb

Cover binding type: 17 mm Staple

Back cover: Harris Type Caii (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 $42.00. The booklet offered here grades VF-82 as follows:

Cover freshness: 10/10

Centering of the panes: 54/70 (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 (some mild rust near staple on frint cover)

Condition of interleaving and contents: 5/5

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