GB QVSG21d Penny Grey Black
PLATE11 with the very scarceRED Maltese Cross
Avery clean and sound stamp and very nice appearance does not have anythins or tears
Rarely offered and is trulyaMega-Rare itemin any condition.
Margins as per scan, estimated as 1 full margin and 3 half margins++
plating proof including references on request.
This item has been confirmed by other dealers/sellers and truly is the "Holy Grail" of penny blacks.
Item is priced relative to condition, a full 4 margin example would command the full catalogue due to the scarcity of the item.
Basic plating reference: on the A-C plates , plate 11 is the only plate where the A slopes to the right. (described in both Nissen & Litchfield guides)
top line on the right star has 2 breaks in it (clearly visible)
The C Square has been recut on right
(as described in P.C Litchfield guide)
The right star is weaker than the left .( see Nissen Plate)
This item has been compared to the Nissen Photographic Plate Library
This item can ONLY be plate 11
Only realistic offers will be considered
My RefCL160902BDCLOC: QVBK1
Good usedexamplewith nofaults noted
Please also see high quality Scans provided as they also provide an essential part of the description and show as accurately as possible the condition of the item. Further scans can be provided on request if you wish for a detail to be clarified or made clearer
Observation: please study the high quality scans as they are part of the description but no faults noted other than those described previously.
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