Canada #35a, 35iv, 35v 1c Orange Queen Victoria, 1870-1897 Small Queen Issue, Three Very Good or Fine Used Examples of the First Ottawa Printing, Each a Different Shade or Paper, Perf. 11.9 x 12

Sold out
SKU Lot31

One fine used example and two very good used examples of the first Ottawa printings of the 1c orange, red-orange and deep red orange Queen Victoria stamps from the 1870-1897 Small Queen Issue. All three stamps are printed on soft wove paper and are perf. 11.9 x 12. Unitrade values one F-65 and two VG-55 used singles at $27 (Unitrade does not list VG for used Small Queens, but as with all other listings, VG is usually worth 50% of the fine price). The stamps offered here grade 70, and 55 as follows:

Margins/centering: 30/60 and 20/60

Paper freshness: 5/5

Colour: 5/5

Impression: 5/5

Absence of visible paper flaws: 5/5

Perforations: 10/10 and 5/10

Cancellation: 10/10