Canada #37c 3c Dull Red Queen Victoria, 1870-1897 Small Queen Issue, Very Good Unused Single of the Montreal Printing on Crisp Horizontal Wove Paper, Perf. 12.15

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A very good unused example of the 3c dull red Queen Victoria stamp from the 1870-1897 Small Queen Issue. Printed on crisp, horizontal wove paper and perf. 12.15. Small position dot visible at lower left of design, indicting that this is a pre-1880 printing. Unitrade values this at $30 for fine OG, so unused should be worth $15. The stamp offered here grades 58 as follows:

Centering/margins: 30/70
Paper freshness: 5/5
Colour: 5/5
Impression: 5/5
Absence of visible paper flaws: 5/5
Perforations: 8/10