Great Britain 1840 1d black Plate 8, SG2

SKU: RS5888

Sale price£500
In stock


Great Britain 1840 1d black Plate 8, SG2.

A superb used good to huge four margin example lettered 'ML', neatly cancelled by a crisp strike of a black Maltese Cross.

A wonderful used example of the penny black in a condition grade above SG catalogue quality.

Stanley Gibbons catalogue value: £525.

Plate 8 was put to press and registered on 31 July 1840. Its earliest known use is 5 September. The plate was destroyed on 8 September 1841.

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