Canada #36 2c Green Queen Victoria, 1870-1897 Small Queen Issue, Fine Used Single of the Montreal Printing With Prominent "Spur" in Left Margin

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A fine used example of the 2c green Queen Victoria stamp from the 1870-1897 Small Queen Issue, showing prominent "spur" variety in the left margin. This variety is similar to the spur variety on the 1/2c Large Queen, but much more prominent. The stamp is a late Montreal printing on soft horizontal wove paper and is perf. 12 x 12.25. Unitrade does not list this variety, but a reasonable estimate of the value is $20. The stamp offered here grades 65 as follows:

Centering/margins: 25/60
Paper freshness: 5/5
Colour: 5/5
Impression: 5/5
Absence of visible paper flaws: 5/5
Perforations: 10/10
Cancellation: 10/10