Newfoundland #43 1c Deep Brown Prince of Wales, 1880-1896 Third Cents Issue, A Fine OG Mint Example

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SKU Lot148

A fine mint OG example of the 1c deep brown Prince of Wales stamp from the 1880-1896 Third Cents Issue on soft horizontal wove paper, perf. 12. . There is some gum missing and there is a light horizontal bend below the hinge remnant that reduces the grade from very fine to fine. Unitrade values this at $80. The stamp offered here grades 70 as follows:

Centering/margins: 54/70
Paper freshness: 5/5
Colour: 5/5
Impression: 5/5
Absence of visible paper flaws: 5/5
Perforations: 6/10
Adjustment for light crease: -10 points