Newfoundland #238 (SG#262) 14c Black 1937 Long Coronation Perf. 14.25 VF-75 NH
A very fine NH example of the 14c black Newfoundland dog stamp from the 1937 Long Coronation Issue. Printed on horizontal wove paper, showing no obvious mesh, and with smooth cream gum that has a satin sheen. Line perf. 14.25. Watermarked coat of arms upright (caribou antlers pointing right). Unitrade values a VF-75 NH single at $12. The stamp offered here grades 75 as follows:
Margins/centering: 45/70 (all stamps except the first one), 50/70 (first stamp)
Paper freshness: 5/5
Absence of visible paper flaws: 5/5
Perforations: 10/10 (all stamps except the first one), 5/10 (first stamp).
We currently have four stamps in stock in this perforation and grade. You will receive one of the pictured stamps of your choice.