QV SG 1d Penny Grey Black : Plate 11 ( Eleven) :VERY SCARCE RED MX CAT £40,000

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QV SG  1d Penny Grey Black  Plate 11  Eleven VERY SCARCE RED MX CAT 40000
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  DESCRIPTION: SG: SG2    Reign:QV 1840   GB QV  SG2 1d Penny Grey Black PLATE 11 with the very scarce RED Maltese CrossCat £40,000 A very clean and sound stamp and very nice appearance does not have any thins or tearsRarely offered and is truly a Mega-Rare item in 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 LibraryThis item can ONLY be plate 11
Only realistic offers will be considered   All original colours. My RefCL160902BDCLOC: QVBK1
CONDITION:Good used example with no faults notedMargins as scanPlease 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 clearerFAULTS/ OBSERVATIONObservation:  please study the high quality scans as they are part of the description but no  faults noted other than those described previously. PLEASE VIEW MY SHOP OR SEE MY OTHER LISTINGS FOR A WIDE RANGE OF QUALITY GB STAMPSALSO BUY MULTIPLE ITEMS AND ONLY PAY ONE POSTAGE COSTBest offers considered on most itemsRETURNS POLICY:14 days, buyer pays return postage
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