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.

Penny Black Plate 9 Photographic forgery
Penny Black Plate 9 Photographic forgery
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1840 Penny Black Plate 9 LF on 1841 cover from Manchester to London
1840 Penny Black Plate 9 LF on 1841 cover from Manchester to London
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GB stamps PENNY BLACK plate 9 3 MARGIN 1 CUT CLOSE V F U 35 C5
GB stamps PENNY BLACK plate 9 3 MARGIN 1 CUT CLOSE V F U 35 C5
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GB stamps PENNY BLACK plate 9 3 MARGIN 1 CUT INTO F U 42C5
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MULREADY LETTER ONE PENNY BLACK PLATE A9 ON PRESENTATION COVER WL3886A GPC17E
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1840 1d penny black plate 9 with Manchester fishtail Maltese cross pmk  B A
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QV 1840 penny black Sg 2 plate 9  I E  4 margin with black Maltese cross pmk
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