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Canada Oa237 Official Stamp

 
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Posted 06/19/2020   11:55 pm  Show Profile Bookmark this topic Add Partime to your friends list Get a Link to this Message
Since I now have lots of time to look through stamps, I went through some Canadian kiloware, probably purchased 4 years ago. This was a nice find. A seemingly common stamp, the 1937 coronation stamp is valued at US$0.25 used. But this one has the 5-hole perfin OHMS, making it Scott OA237, valued at about US$110.00. This one made my day.

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Posted 06/20/2020   12:49 am  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add rod222 to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply

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5-hole perfin

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Can you explain please?
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Posted 06/20/2020   01:31 am  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add Trodent to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
nice find!!

Canada Unitrade catalog puts it at $160 for VF and $80 for F

The small prints stipulates that "VF stamps must have no damaged perforations caused by the positioning of the perfins"

Unfortunately there has also been many forgeries and fakes in the OHMS varieties.

Hopefully there is an OHMS expert in this forum

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Posted 06/20/2020   02:25 am  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add flip138 to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
Hi

I'm no expert on Canadian OHMS perfins, but the phrase "5-hole perfin" refers to the vertical bars of the letter H, which in this type contain 5 holes. In a second type, the vertical bars of the H contain 4 holes.

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Thanks Phil.
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Here is an example of the 4-Hole perfin on a completely different stamp. In this one, there are no damaged perforations.
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Hey Partime..Hard to find info, I know.
go to bottom of the link below..Some info.
https://www.rpsc.org/Library/perfin...fficials.htm

Also many pins have different size perfin holes..Not sure if 5 pin have the same...see below



Also different"S" configuration, maybe 5 pin to.



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