Canada #46 20c Vermilion Queen Victoria, 1870-1897 Small Queen Issue A Very Good Mint OG Example on Soft Horizontal Wove Paper

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A very good mint OG example of the 20c vermilion Queen Victoria stamp from the 1870-1897 Small Queen "Widow's Weeds" Issue. Perf. 12 and printed on soft wove paper. There is a very tiny margin split at upper right, that reduces the grade from fine to very good. Unitrade values this at $100. The stamp offered here grades 55 as follows:

Centering/margins: 35/70
Paper freshness: 5/5
Colour: 5/5
Impression: 5/5
Absence of visible paper flaws: 5/5
Perforations: 10/10
Adjustment for tiny margin split: -10 points