Lot 1062 — 1840 one pence red brown, “black plate” position DI, mint with o.g.

Lot 1062Lot 1062 Great Britain #3 var. (S.G. #AS57) 1840 1d red brown Queen Victoria, Plate 9 “Black Plate”, Position DI, mint with small part original gum with adhesions covering a large part of the gum, four clear margins, fine-very fine. Accompanied by 2014 Sergio Sismondo certificate “genuine… stamps from this printing in unused condition are very scarce… .free from major damage, as far as can be said for a stamp with such adhesions.” Stanley Gibbons Specialized #AS57. SG CV £6,000.