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Lot 1083

Great Britain » 1840 1d Black and 1d Red plates 1a to 11
Estimate: 2’000 – 3’000 GBP
Auction date: Tue 21 Sep 2021 at 11:00:00 (Europe/Zurich)
Auction: Great Britain Specialised Online Auction
Catalog: Great Britain & British Empire
Unsold
Description:

1840 1d. Black, Pl. 10, IA, marginal example from the left of the sheet showing part inscription “d SIDE of the Letter” cancelled by black Maltese cross, also a matching 1840 2d. Blue, Pl. 1 also from the left of the sheet showing the same part inscription neatly cancelled by red Maltese cross; small faults though a very nice matching pair of the worlds first two stamps and incredibly hard to replicate as a used inscriptional pair from any any plate; Very rare. Each with an Eichele certificate (2010).