Bidboard # 1886
Lot # 41
Catalogue Value or Estimate: $1,521.00
Price Realized: $240
Canada # 85

Post Office fresh mint lower right corner block of 15 of the 1898 issue 2c Christmas Map stamp with vibrant lavender oceans. The top 9 stamps are NH, with the bottom six showing some minor gum disturbance and thus valued as Hinged. Unchecked for re-entries or "island" varieties. Note full "AMERICAN BANK NOTE CO OTTAWA" imprint in selvedge at bottom. Some minor perf separation noted for accuracy. 2020 Scott US$1,170.00=