Newfoundland #45 1c Deep Green Prince of Wales, 1880-1896 Third Cents Issue, A Fine OG Mint Example

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SKU Lot150

A fine mint OG example of the 1c deep green Prince of Wales stamp from the 1880-1896 Third Cents Issue, on soft horizontal wove paper, with yellowish gum, perf 12. This is the late second Ottawa printing. There is a light corner bend which is not quite a full crease affecting the upper right corner, that reduces the grade from very fine to fine. Unitrade values this at $8. The stamp offered here grades 74 as follows:

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