Canada #59, 59i 20c Vermillion and Deep Vermillion Queen Victoria, 1897 Diamond Jubilee Issue Fine Used Examples of Both Listed Shades

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Fine used examples of the 20c vermillion and deep vermillion Queen Victoria stamp from the 1897 Diamond Jubilee Issue. Shows a position dot in the selvage opposite the "T" of "Plate". There is also a horizontal scratch opposite the "N" of "No.". The pair is NH, but has some very light spots of gum disturbance. It is also folded through the horizontal perforations. Unitrade values these stamps in this grade at $265. The stamps offered here grade 65 as follows:

Centering/margins: 30/60 and 25/60
Paper freshness: 5/5
Colour: 5/5
Impression: 5/5
Absence of visible paper flaws: 5/5
Perforations: 5/10 and 10/10
Cancellation: 10/10