Canada #36i 2c Deep Green and Bluish Green Queen Victoria, 1870-1897 Small Queen Issue, Seven Mostly Very Fine Used Singles of the Second Ottawa Printing With Various Perfs and Papers

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Seven fine and very fine used examples of the 2c deep green and bluish green Queen Victoria stamp from the 1870-1897 Small Queen Issue. Most of the stamps are printed on the newsprint-like paper, except for the bluish green stamp, which is on a soft wove. Perforations vary, with 12 x 12.25, 12 x 12.1, 12 x 12.2 and 12 all being present. A nice little group, as the 2c are more difficult to find nicely used as compared to the 1c and 3c values. Unitrade values these stamps in these grades at $17.50. The stamps offered here grade 70, 75, 80, and 80-J as follows:

Centering/margins: 30/60, 35/60, 40/60 and 40/60 (jumbo)
Paper freshness: 5/5
Colour: 5/5
Impression: 5/5
Absence of visible paper flaws: 5/5
Perforations: 10/10
Cancellation: 10/10