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1/10 Fractional Ownership of a Penny Black postage stamp: Great Britain 1840 1d Black Plate 2, SG2

SKU PT1405
  • 1/10 fractional ownership of a rare Penny Black postage stamp
  • Only 10 slices available - there will never be any more
  • Each slice comes with certification of ownership, authenticity and provenance
  • Each slice available for £1,250
  • We are here to assist you when you decide to sell

Please note: you are buying 1/10 fractional ownership of a Penny Black postage stamp. You will not receive a physical stamp.

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Great Britain 1840 1d Black Plate 2, SG2.

A very fine and fresh mint four margin example with original gum, lettered 'SI' clearly showing a shifted transfer variety at top characteristic of the "S" row on plate 2.

Plate 2 was first registered on 22 April 1840 and was therefore amongst the first penny blacks issued on 6th May 1840. Plate 2 mint examples are very rare.

A rare mint example with original gum of the world’s first postage stamp and the most important stamp in the world you could possibly own.

GB Specialised Catalogue No: AS15b.

Accompanied by a 2003 Basel certificate of authenticity and a 2006 Brandon certificate of authenticity.

Stanley Gibbons catalogue value: £12,500.

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