Newfoundland #55 5c Bright Blue Harp Seal, 1880-1896 Third Cents Issue, Fine Used Example of the Second Ottawa Printing on Vertical Wove Paper, Perf. 12.1 x 12

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A fine used example of the 5c bright blue Harp Seal stamp from the 1880-1896 Third Cents Issue. Printed on hard horizontal wove paper. Perf. 12.1 x 12. The re-entry consists of doubling of all the vertical shading lines in the upper left corner ornament. Unitrade values this stamp in this grade at $4. The stamp offered here grades 70 as follows:

Centering/margins: 30/60
Paper freshness: 5/5
Colour: 5/5
Impression: 5/5
Absence of visible paper flaws: 5/5
Perforations: 10/10
Cancellation: 10/10