Canada #1194, 1194i 37c Blue Parliament Buildings, 1988-1991 Wildlife & Architecture Issue, Very Fine Mint NH Pair of the Rare Rolland Paper and Single of the Peterborough Paper

SKU Lot44

A very fine mint NH pair and single of the 37c blue parliament buildings coil stamp from the 1988-1991 Wildlife & Architecture Issue. The pair is printed on the rare Rolland paper, and has the characteristic creamy white paper and gum, while the single is printed on the more common Peterborough paper, and shows the sligtly more greyish white paper and bluish white gum. A modern coil variety that is missing from most modern Canada collections. Unitrade values these stamps in this grade at $251. The pair and the single stamp offered here grade 84 and 80 as follows:

Centering/margins: 50/70 and 54/70
Paper freshness: 5/5
Colour: 5/5
Impression: 5/5
Absence of visible paper flaws: 5/5
Perforations: 10/10