Lot 89 Canada #146, 148 5c & 20c Blackish Purple & Carmine Red McGee , Baldwin & La Fontaine, 1927 Historical Issue, Fine & VF Used Examples, With CPR, GHL and DRD Private Perfins
Fine & VF used examples of the 5c & 20c blackish purple & carmine red McGee , Baldwin & La Fontaine from the 1927 Historical Issue with CPR, GHL and DRD private perfins. Although not listed specifically by Unitrade, the stamps of this issue exist with two different gum types, as well as subtle shade variations of every value in the set. The gum types found are either a streaky cream gum with a semi-gloss sheen, or a similar type of gum without the streaks.
Unitrade values these at $22.5 for the basic stamps without the perfins. The stamps offered here grade between 65 and 75 as follows:
Centering/Margins: 25/60, 30/60, and 40/60
Paper Freshness: 5/5
Absence of Visible Paper Flaws: 5/5
Perforations: 10/10 and 5/10