Canada #42 5c Deep Grey Queen Victoria, 1870-1897 Small Queen Issue, A Very Fine Mint LH Example of the Second Ottawa Printing on Newsprint-Like Wove, Perf. 12.1 x 12.25

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A very fine mint LH example of the 5c deep grey Queen Victoria stamp from the 1870-1897 Small Queen Issue. Deep charcoal grey shade that has just the slightest hint of brown, on the newsprint-like paper that was in widespread use during the period. Perf. 12.1 x 12.25. Unitrade values this stamp in this grade at $300. The stamp offered here grades 75 as follows:

Centering/margins: 45/70
Paper freshness: 5/5
Colour: 5/5
Impression: 5/5
Absence of visible paper flaws: 5/5
Perforations: 10/10