Canada #261 50c Purple Violet Munitions, 1942-1949 War Issue, A Very Fine Mint LH Example of an Early Printing From 1944 or 1945

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A well centered and very fine mint OG example of the 50c purple violet Munitions stamp from the 1942-1949 War Issue, printed on soft wove paper with no distinct mesh and cream gum. Based on these characteristics this likely comes from a printing made sometime between 1944 and 1946. Unitrade values a VF-75 OG single at $50. The stamp offered here grades 78 as follows:

Margins/centering: 50/70

Paper freshness: 5/5

Colour: 5/5

Impression: 5/5

Absence of visible paper flaws: 3/5 (tiny inclusion speck)

Perforations: 10/10