Canada #36 2c Green Queen Victoria, 1870-1897 Small Queen Issue, Two Very Fine and One Very Good Used Single of the Montreal Printing

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Two very fine used examples and one very good used example of the 2c green Queen Victoria stamp from the 1870-1897 Small Queen Issue. These are all mid-Montreal printings and are perf. 12 x 12.1, 12 and 12. The centre stamp has a small thin that is quite deep, and reduces the grade otherwise assigned from VF to VG. Unitrade values this at $6. The stamp offered here grades 80 and 60 as follows:

Centering/margins: 40/60
Paper freshness: 5/5
Colour: 5/5
Impression: 5/5
Absence of visible paper flaws: 5/5
Perforations: 10/10
Cancellation: 10/10
Adjustment for deep thin on middle stamp: -20 points