Newfoundland #47 2c Deep Green Codfish, 1880-1896 Third Cents Issue, A Fine NH Mint Example

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SKU Lot152

A fine mint NH example of the 2c deep green codfish stamp from the 1880-1896 Third Cents Issue, on soft vertical wove paper, with deep yellow gum, perf. 12.15 x 12. There is a natural inclusion spot under the "N" of Newfoundland that reduces the grade somewhat as shown in the grading breakdown, but still a very desirable NH mint stamp. Unitrade values this at $125. The stamp offered here grades 65 as follows:

Centering/margins: 40/70
Paper freshness: 5/5
Colour: 5/5
Impression: 5/5
Absence of visible paper flaws: 0/5 (inclusion spot)
Perforations: 10/10