Newfoundland #191 (SG#225c) 5c Deep Reddish Violet Caribou Die 2 1932-37 Resources Issue F-65 NH

SKU N191F65NH1

A fine NH example of the 5c deep reddish violet die 2 Caribou stamp from the 1932-1937 Resources definitive Issue. Printed on vertical wove paper, showing no obvious mesh, and with crackly cream gum that has a satin sheen. Comb perforated 13.5. Unitrade values a F-65 NH single at $1.25. There is a light diagonal gum crease that does affect the paper. It is not noticeable from the front. However, it does reduce the grade from F-70 to F-65. The stamp offered here grades 65 as follows:

Margins/centering: 40/70

Paper freshness: 5/5

Colour: 5/5

Impression: 5/5

Absence of visible paper flaws: 5/5

Perforations: 10/10

Adjustment for gum crease: -5 points

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