Canada #39b 6c Brown Queen Victoria, 1870-1897 Small Queen Issue, Very Good Mint OG Example of the Mid-Montreal Printing on Vertical Wove, Perf. 11.75 x 12.1

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A very good mint OG example of the 6c brown Queen Victoria stamp from the 1870-1897 Small Queen Issue. Printed on stout vertical wove paper and perf. 11.75 x 12. The stamp has the characteristic streaky, matte gum that was in use during this period and was used to produce the stamps perf. 11.5 x 12, 11.6 x 12 and 11.75 x 12. Unitrade values this stamp in this grade at $250. The stamp offered here grades 60 as follows:

Centering/margins: 40/70
Paper freshness: 5/5
Colour: 5/5
Impression: 5/5
Absence of visible paper flaws: 5/5
Perforations: 0/10