Canada #E1ii 10c Deep Green , 1898-1920 First Special Delivery Issue, A Fine Mint OG Example With Mottled Cream Gum and No Shading in the Value Tablet

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SKU Lot124

A fine mint OG example of the 10c deep green stamp from the 1898-1922 First Special Delivery Issue, showing no shadow shading in the value tablets. 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 $80. The stamp offered here grades 70 as follows:

Centering/margins: 40/70
Paper freshness: 5/5
Colour: 5/5
Impression: 5/5
Absence of visible paper flaws: 5/5
Perforations: 10/10