Penny Black Mint block of 12 or Sale: £675,000
Just stumbled upon this article from Paul Fraser’s Collectibles website and thought you would like to know how much the stamp market values this beautiful bottom marginal block of twelve Penny Black stamps.
1840 1d Black Pl.3. The magnificent unused o.g. four margin, bottom marginal block of twelve lettered SD-TI with full deckle edge selvedge and sheet inscription. Vertical creasing in “D” and “I” columns, nevertheless one of the great mint multiples of this issue, believed to be the largest surviving multiple of this rare plate in private hands. A magnificent showpiece accompanied by a 2012 British Philatelic Association Certificate of Authenticity.
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