Canada #E1b 10c Deep Yellow Green , 1898-1920 First Special Delivery Issue, A Fine Mint NH Example With Mottled Cream Gum

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A fine mint NH example of the 10c deep yellow green stamp from the 1898-1922 First Special Delivery Issue. This is one of the last printings made between 1920 and 1922, as evidenced from the paper, and the appearance of the cream gum, which looks as though it has been applied by a sponge. This is the same appearance as the Admiral issue stamps printed during this time. Unitrade values this at $220. The stamps offered here grade 65 as follows:

Centering/margins: 35/70
Paper freshness: 5/5
Colour: 5/5
Impression: 5/5
Absence of visible paper flaws: 5/5
Perforations: 10/10