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Sale 1070 — Worldwide Stamps and Covers

Sale Date — Wednesday-Thursday, 14-15 May, 2014

Category — Great Britain, Imperforate Line Engraved

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
2127
ng
Sale Number 1070, Lot Number 2127, Great Britain, Imperforate Line EngravedGREAT BRITAIN, 1840, 1p Black (1; SG 2), GREAT BRITAIN, 1840, 1p Black (1; SG 2)GREAT BRITAIN, 1840, 1p Black (1; SG 2). Plate 3, lettered H-B, unused (no gum), four large margins, rich shade and a well incised impression

VERY FINE. A HANDSOME UNUSED EXAMPLE OF THE WORLD'S FIRST POSTAGE STAMP.

Plate 3 is one of the scarcest Penny Black plates to find unused.

With 1979 Friedl and 2003 Sismondo certificates. SG £19,500

20,000
5,250
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