Lot 704 — Great Britain penny black with black Maltese Cross

With three sessions today, we begin at 10:00am EDT. Worldwide stamps and Postal History follow British Commonwealth, which sees this classic in the first few lots.

Lot 704Lot 704 Great Britain #1 1840 1d intense black Queen Victoria with black Maltese Cross Cancel. SG values the black Maltese Cross on this stamp at £525. Extremely fine and fresh, from position GF. Scott CV$300.