Newfoundland #41 1c Violet Brown Prince of Wales, 1880-1896 Third Cents Issue, A Very Fine Lightly Hinged Example

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SKU Lot147

A very fine mint OG example of the 1c violet brown Prince of Wales stamp from the 1880-1896 Third Cents Issue, on stout horizontal wove with dull, white gum, perf. 12. This is the first printing made in early 1880, as evidenced by the gum, which was used by the BABN in Montreal during the late 1870's. Unitrade values this at $100. The stamp offered here grades 75 as follows:

Centering/margins: 45/70
Paper freshness: 5/5
Colour: 5/5
Impression: 5/5
Absence of visible paper flaws: 5/5
Perforations: 10/10