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Help Me Determine Whether My Nfld #3 Is Mesh Paper

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Posted 08/10/2018   5:14 pm  Show Profile Bookmark this topic Add tlmcca to your friends list Get a Link to this Message
I've read everything I can find on distinguishing mesh paper but I'm still lost. I recently purchased what purports to be a Newfoundland #3 and I can't tell, in my ignorance, whether the paper is mesh proving it is a #3 or not mesh making it #11A.

I'm attaching a scan of the backs of the putative #3 and the #11A that I've owned for some time and I hope someone can offer a more expert opinion. I scanned them at a resolution of 1200 but had to use the Image Optimizer to get them below 200KB.

This is the #3:

This is the #11A:

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