Newfoundland #191-191a 5c Violet Caribou, 1932-1937 First Resources Issue A Group of 8 Fine OG Stamps Showing Different Shades and Perfs, as Well as the Scarce Die 1

Sold out
SKU Lot139

Eight fine mint OG examples of the 5c violet caribou stamps from the 1932-1937 First Resources Issue. Includes the scarce die 1, perf. 13.6 x 13.5. The remaining seven stamps show a wide variety of shades, and many different perf. Combinations. This is one of my favourite Newfoundland stamps to study, as there is so much variation that can be found. Unitrade values these stamps in this grade at $17. The stamps offered here grade 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