Newfoundland #32 (SG#34) 1c Violet Prince of Wales Horizontal Wove Perf. 12 x 11.9 VF-75 OG

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A fresh and very fine mint hinged example of the 1c violet Prince of Wales stamp from the 1868-94 Second Cents Issue. Full original shiny gum that has penetrated the paper between the perforations, as many of the sheets of these issues were gummed after perforating. Traces of guidelines visible in all the margins except the bottom margin. Printed on hard wove paper with horizontal mesh. Perf. 12 x 11.9. Unitrade values a VF-75 OG example at $200 ($100 +100% premium for OG). The stamp offered here grades 75 as follows:

Centering margins: 45/70

Paper freshness: 5/5

Printing impression: 5/5

Colour: 5/5

Absence of visible paper flaws: 5/5

Perforations: 10/10