Lot 140Canada, Registry, 1876, 8¢ dull blue, horizontal guideline through "I" of "Eight" at left, position 33, o.g., never hinged, exceptional centering amid large evenly balanced margins all around, rich deep color and wonderful freshness, an Extremely Fine gem, a variety almost never encountered in this quality; with 1994 Greene Foundation certificate. Scott No. F3 var.
Unitrade No. F3ii C$5,000 ($3,760).
AN OUTSTANDING NEVER HINGED EXAMPLES OF THE 1876 8¢ REGISTRY ISSUE WITH PROMINENT GUIDELINE THROUGH DESIGN.