Newfoundland #49a 3c Light Blue Queen Victoria, 1880-1896 Third Cents Issue, A Very Fine Used Example With Oval Grid Cancel, On Vertical Wove, Perf. 12.25

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A very fine used example of the 3c light blue Queen Victoria stamp from the 1880-1896 Third Cents Issue. Printed on soft, vertical wove paper, and perf. 12.25. Lovely complete narrow oval barred cancellation, similar to those used for New Brunswick. Unitrade values this stamp in this grade at $10. The stamp offered here grades 82 as follows:

Centering/margins: 44/60
Paper freshness: 5/5
Colour: 5/5
Impression: 5/5
Absence of visible paper flaws: 5/5
Perforations: 10/10
Cancellation: 8/10