Canada #BK38a 1942-1949 War Issue Complete 25c, French Booklet Containing 1 Pane Each of 3 of 1c Green, 3c Rose-Purple and 4c Carmine Red, Harris Front Cover Type Vg , Back Cover Jvi, 7c & 6c Rate Page

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SKU Lot74

A fresh and fine example of the 25¢ French chewing gum booklet from the 1942-1949 War Issue, containing one pane each of 3 of the 1c green, 3c rose-purple and 4c carmine-red, with the 6c and 7c airmail rate page. The contents have the following characteristics:

Paper type: Smooth vertical wove paper.

Printing method: Engraving

Printer: Canadian Bank Note Company

Perforation or die cut: 12 Line

Stamp colours: green, rose-purple and carmine-red

Rate Page: 6c & 7c rate page

Gum Type: Cream


The covers display the following characteristics:


Cover fluorescence: Dull Fluorescent

Cover seal type: Unsealed

Cover design: Canada Arms and Canada Postage

Cover markings or type: Type 2

Front cover: Harris Type Vg

Cover binding type: 17 mm Staple

Back cover: Harris Type Jvi

Interleaving inside? Yes


The Unitrade catalogue value for a F-65 mint example of this booklet is $22.50. The booklet offered here grades F-74 as follows:


Cover freshness: 10/10

Centering of the panes: 45/70

Condition of cover edges: 5/5

Freshness of the panes: 5/5

Absence of visible cover flaws or stains: 4/5

Condition of interleaving and contents: 5/5


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