Canada #O252 3c Rose Purple King George VI, 1942-1949 War Issue, A Very Fine Used Block of the 4-Hole OHMS Perfin, Type 1

SKU Lot112

A very fine used block of 4 of the 3c rose purple King George VI stamp from the 1942-1949 War Issue, with sideways type 1 4-hole OHMS perfin. Cancelled with 4 strikes of a September 5, 1950 Selkirk Manitoba CDS cancel. Although common as a used single, nicely centered, in-period CDS cancelled blocks are not common. Estimated value $5. Unitrade values this at $5. The block offered here grades 82 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: 8/10