Canada #C6 6c Steel Blue Monoplane Over Mackenzie River, 1937-1942 Mufti Issue, Two Very Fine NH Mint Examples, Each a Different Shade and Paper

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Two very fine mint NH examples of the 6c steel blue monoplane over Mackenzie River stamp from the 1937-1942 Mufti Issue. Each stamp is printed in a different shade, on a different paper, and with a different type of gum. The lighter shade is printed on vertical wove paper, with light horizontal ribbing and deep cream gum that has a satin sheen. The deeper shade is printed on soft vertical wove paper that has clear vertical mesh, and light cream gum with a satin sheen. Unitrade values this at $16.5. The stamps offered here grade 84 as follows:

Centering/margins: 54/70
Paper freshness: 5/5
Colour: 5/5
Impression: 5/5
Absence of visible paper flaws: 5/5
Perforations: 10/10