Newfoundland #82 2c Vermilion Prince of Wales, 1898-1908 Royal Family Issue, Two Very Fine Mint Examples, Each A Different Shade

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SKU Lot111

Two very fine mint OG examples of the 2c vermilion Prince of Wales stamp from the 1898-1908 Royal Family Issue. Each stamp is printed in a slightly different shade of vermilion, with one being slightly brighter than the other. Both are printed on crisp, greyish vertical wove paper. Unitrade values these stamps in this grade at $36. The stamps offered here grade 75 and 78 as follows:

Centering/margins: 50/70 and 45/70
Paper freshness: 5/5
Colour: 5/5
Impression: 5/5
Absence of visible paper flaws: 5/5
Perforations: 10/10 and 8/10