Newfoundland #172 1c Deep Bright Green Map of Newfoundland , 1931 Watermarked and Re-Engraved Publicity Issue, Very Fine Mint OG Example of the Unlisted Inverted Watermark, Comb Perf. 13.6 x 13.5

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SKU Lot156

A very fine mint OG example of the 1c deep bright green map of Newfoundland stamp from the 1931 Watermarked Re-Engraved Publicity Issue, showing the scarce unlisted inverted watermark. The top of the coat of arms in the watermark points to the right, instead of the left as would normally be the case. Comb perf. 13.6 x 13.5. Unitrade does not list this, but similar watermark varieties tend to sell for $30-$50. The stamp offered here grades 80 as follows:

Centering/margins: 50/70
Paper freshness: 5/5
Colour: 5/5
Impression: 5/5
Absence of visible paper flaws: 5/5
Perforations: 10/10