Canada #CE1-2 16c-17c Deep Ultramarine Trans Canada Airplane, 1942-1949 War Issue, Three Very Fine NH Singles, Showing 2 Shades of the 16c

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Three very fine mint NH examples of the 16c-17c deep ultramarine Trans Canada airplane stamps from the 1942-1949 War Issue. All three stamps are printed on vertical wove paper with clear vertical mesh. The 17c has the usual cream gum with satin sheen and the two 16c stamps have the mottled deep yellow shiny gum, but are each printed in slightly different shades. Unitrade values this at $17.25. The stamps offered here grade 80 and 84 as follows:

Centering/margins: 50/70 and 54/70
Paper freshness: 5/5
Colour: 5/5
Impression: 5/5
Absence of visible paper flaws: 5/5
Perforations: 10/10