Canada #F2iii 5c Green , 1875-1897 Registration Issue Good Used Example of the Second Ottawa Printing on the Thin Vertical Wove Paper, Showing the Missing Frameline at Right, Perf. 12.1 x 12

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A good used example of the 5c green stamp from the 1875-1897 Registration Issue. Perf. 12, on the thin vertical wove paper, characteristic of the Second Ottawa printings. The missing frameline stamps come from plate 3. There is a heavy diagonal crease, not visible from the front, that reduces the grade from very good to good. Unitrade does not price this variety, though a reasonable estimate of its value in this grade is $25. The stamp offered here grades 50 as follows:

Centering/margins: 30/60
Paper freshness: 5/5
Colour: 5/5
Impression: 5/5
Absence of visible paper flaws: 5/5
Perforations: 0/10
Cancellation: 10/10
Adjustment for diagonal crease: -10 points