Penny Black Plate 9

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Penny Black Plate 9

Penny Black Plate 9

1 d Penny Black stamp lettered G-G, identified as coming from plate 9 using Guide Lines to the Penny Black by P C Litchfield.

Period of use: Earliest issue dated 18 November, 1840. Plate used very briefly until January 1841 making this fairly scarce.

Colour: Strong black.

Cancellation: Clear Maltese Cross cancellation in black ink (plate 9 is found cancelled in both red and black ink - neither is more common).

Main identification clues:

  • Vertical guidelines in the right hand letter square and NE square (very common on this plate).
  • "O flaw", stage 2.

GB 1840 1d PENNY BLACK PLATE 9 KE USED RED MALTESE CROSS REPAIRED CORNER
GB 1840 1d PENNY BLACK PLATE 9 KE USED RED MALTESE CROSS REPAIRED CORNER
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1840 GB Penny Black Plate 9 Q J 3margin on Cover Liverpool to London See Photo
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1840 SG2 1d Black 2 Margins Plate 9 AS56 AD Good Used CV FU 625 cddb
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GB QV PENNY BLACK 1840 Plate 9 TA Black Maltese X SG 2 Specialised AS56 VFU
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1840 SG2 1d Black Plate 9 AS56 CC Fine Used Cat 625 bbzm
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1840 Penny Black Plate 9 LF on 1841 cover from Manchester to London
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1840 SG2 1d Black Plate 9 Plate 9 AS56b FF vari Black MX GU Cat 625 bbuc
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