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.

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