Canada #85i 2c Grey, Black and Carmine, Mercator Projection 1898 Imperial Penny Postage Issue Fine Mint OG Example

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A fine mint OG example of the 2c grey, black and carmine Mercator Projection stamp from the 1898 Imperial Penny Postage Issue. Printed on vertical wove paper, with cream gum. Unitrade values this stamp in this grade at $25. The stamp offered here grades 68 as follows:

Centering/margins: 40/70
Paper freshness: 5/5
Colour: 5/5
Impression: 5/5
Absence of visible paper flaws: 5/5
Perforations: 8/10