Canada #30a 15c Greenish Grey Queen Victoria, 1868-1897 Large Queen Issue, Very Good Used Single on Thick Paper, Perf. 11.75 x 12

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A very good used example of the 15c greenish grey Queen Victoria stamp from the 1868-1897 Large Queen Issue, on thick stout paper. Perf. 11.75 x 12. Unitrade only lists this as perf. 11.5 x 12, even though Gibbons lists both the perf. 11.75 x 12 and 11.5 x 12. There are some rust stains affecting several perforation tips that reduce the grade from fine to VG. Unitrade values this at $80. The stamp offered here grades 61 as follows:

Centering/margins: 35/60
Paper freshness: 0/5
Colour: 5/5
Impression: 5/5
Absence of visible paper flaws: 5/5
Perforations: 6/10
Cancellation: 10/10
Adjustment for foxing of perforation tips: -5 points