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2019-03-19
The Dimitris Bertsimas Collection of Important Great Britain Stamps and Multiples
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Sale Number 1198, Lot Number 3001, Line Engraved IssuesGREAT BRITAIN, 1840, 1p Red Brown, Printed From "Black Plate" (SG Specialised AS69; SG 7; Scott 3 var), GREAT BRITAIN, 1840, 1p Red Brown, Printed From "Black Plate" (SG Specialised AS69; SG 7; Scott 3 var)GREAT BRITAIN, 1840, 1p Red Brown, Printed From "Black Plate" (SG Specialised AS69; SG 7; Scott 3 var). Top left plate no. 10 corner sheet margin block of eight, state 1, lettered A-A to B-D, with part inscription "PRICE 1d Per Label. 1/- Per Row of 12. £1...Per Sheet. Place the" along top margin, large part original gum, intense shade and razor-sharp impression, light marginal paper crease just affecting position 1

EXTREMELY FINE AND STUNNING SHOWPIECE. A REMARKABLE PLATE NUMBER BLOCK OF THE ONE-PENNY RED BROWN PRINTED FROM THE "BLACK PLATES".

Blocks from the "Black Plates" are quite elusive, but do exist. Plate number blocks, on the other hand, are major rarities, especially in such choice condition.

Ex Baillie. With 1980 B.P.A. certificate. SG simply as two blocks of four with no premium as a plate block £33,000

E. 15,000-20,000
16,500
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British Commonwealth
Great Britain
Great Britain
2017-04-25
Worldwide Stamps and Postal History
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Sale Number 1152, Lot Number 11, Great Britain - 1840-41 Line EngravedGREAT BRITAIN, 1841, 1p Red Brown Printed From "Black Plate" (3 var; SG 7), GREAT BRITAIN, 1841, 1p Red Brown Printed From "Black Plate" (3 var; SG 7)GREAT BRITAIN, 1841, 1p Red Brown Printed From "Black Plate" (3 var; SG 7). Plate 8, lettered O-L, full original gum, lightly hinged, large margins including a sheet margin at right, gorgeous rich color on bright paper

EXTREMELY FINE. A VISUALLY STUNNING ORIGINAL-GUM EXAMPLE OF THE ONE-PENNY RED PRINTED FROM THE BLACK PLATES.

In 1841 it was decided to change the color of the One Penny stamp from black to red, to prevent cleaning and re-use. The very first One Penny Red stamps were printed from seven plates (1b, 2, 5, 8, 9, 10, and 11) used for the One Penny Black stamp while the Black stamps were still being used. Shortly after, new plates for the One Penny Red stamp were made. Plate 8 is one of the scarcest of the seven plates

With 2015 R.P.S. certificate. SG value

£ 13,000
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Great Britain
Great Britain
2014-05-14
Worldwide Stamps and Covers
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Sale Number 1070, Lot Number 2140, Great Britain, Imperforate Line EngravedGREAT BRITAIN, 1841, 1p Red Brown Printed From "Black Plate" (3 var; SG 7), GREAT BRITAIN, 1841, 1p Red Brown Printed From "Black Plate" (3 var; SG 7)GREAT BRITAIN, 1841, 1p Red Brown Printed From "Black Plate" (3 var; SG 7). Plate 10, lettered S-I (showing re-entry), Mint N.H., full to large margins, intense color and impression

VERY FINE. A PRISTINE MINT NEVER-HINGED EXAMPLE OF THIS RARE STAMP.

In 1841 it was decided to change the color of the One Penny stamp from black to red, to prevent cleaning and re-use. The very first One Penny Red stamps were printed from the plates used for the One Penny Black stamp while the Black stamps were still being used. Shortly after, new plates for the One Penny Red stamp were made.

With 1999 Brandon certificate for the block of four from which this came. SG value as hinged

£ 2,700
4,250
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