Canada #56 8c Blackish Violet Queen Victoria, 1897 Diamond Jubilee Issue, Fine Mint OG Example, Showing Unlisted "Colon Flaw" Between "Eight Cents"

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A fine mint OG example of the 8c blackish violet Queen Victoria stamp from the 1897 Diamond Jubilee Issue. There is an interesting variety consisting of two dots between "Eight" and "Cents" that resembles a colon. Unitrade values this stamp in this grade at $60 without the variety. The stamp offered here grades 70 as follows:

Centering/margins: 40/70
Paper freshness: 5/5
Colour: 5/5
Impression: 5/5
Absence of visible paper flaws: 5/5
Perforations: 10/10