2d Blue Plate 1

Tuesday, February 22, 2011

in 2d Blue

2d Blue Plate 1

2d Blue Plate 1

2d Blue stamp lettered H -D, identified as coming from plate 1 using British Line-Engraved Stamps. Twopence Blue. Studies Of Plates 1 to 15 by H. Osborne.

Period of use: The plate was registered on 2 May, 1840, but wore out very quickly and was thus used only until 18 July, 1840 when Plate 2 became ready.

Colour: Pale blue.

Cancellation: Clear Maltese Cross cancellation in red (more usual on this plate).

Main identification clues:

  • Vertical sideline in the NW square is faint (very common on this plate).
  • Ray flaws in the right star which is missing two rays - nos. 2 and 10 (counting clockwise).

GREAT BRITAIN 1840 QV 2d blue plate 1 cat 900
GREAT BRITAIN 1840 QV 2d blue plate 1 cat 900
$299.99
Time Remaining: 6h 32m
Buy It Now for only: $299.99
Buy It Now
GREAT BRITAIN 1840 QV 2d pale blue Plate 1 PHOTO CERTIFICATE SG cat 48000
GREAT BRITAIN 1840 QV 2d pale blue Plate 1 PHOTO CERTIFICATE SG cat 48000
$8,999.99
Time Remaining: 6h 37m
Buy It Now for only: $8,999.99
Buy It Now
1840 2d Pale Blue Plate 1
1840 2d Pale Blue Plate 1
$956.20
Time Remaining: 10h 8m
Buy It Now for only: $956.20
Buy It Now
1840 2d Deep Full Blue Plate 1
1840 2d Deep Full Blue Plate 1
$560.53
Time Remaining: 10h 8m
Buy It Now for only: $560.53
Buy It Now
1840 2d Blue Plate 1
1840 2d Blue Plate 1
$560.53
Time Remaining: 10h 8m
Buy It Now for only: $560.53
Buy It Now
1840 2d Blue Plate 1
1840 2d Blue Plate 1
$857.29
Time Remaining: 10h 8m
Buy It Now for only: $857.29
Buy It Now
1840 2d Bright Blue Plate 1
1840 2d Bright Blue Plate 1
$422.05
Time Remaining: 10h 8m
Buy It Now for only: $422.05
Buy It Now
1840 2d Pale Blue Plate 1
1840 2d Pale Blue Plate 1
$349.51
Time Remaining: 10h 8m
Buy It Now for only: $349.51
Buy It Now

{ 0 comments… add one now }

Leave a Comment

Previous post:

Next post: