Lot 359, Great Britain 1840 one pence black Victoria VR Official, unused plate GB, sold for $15,525

Lot 359, Great Britain 1840 one pence black Victoria VR Official, unused plate GBLot 359 Great Brtain #O1 1840 1p black Queen Victoria “VR” Official, unused (no gum), from plate position GB (ideal thus), with four large and balanced margins, crisp impression and deep colour, with only a thin at left (not visible from the front). Very fine. Accompanied by a 1984 Friedl (New York) certificate and a 2015 Philatelic Foundation (New York) certificate. A great world rarity and worthy of the finest collection. S.G. #V1 £32,000. Scott CV U$35,000, sold for C$13,500 plus buyer’s premium.
1984 Friedl Certificate2015 Philatelic Foundation certificate

Lot 359, Great Britain 1840 one pence black Victoria VR Official, unused plate GB

Lot 359, Great Britain 1840 one pence black Victoria VR Official, unused plate GB
Lot 359 Great Brtain #O1 1840 1p black Queen Victoria “VR” Official, unused (no gum), from plate position GB (ideal thus), with four large and balanced margins, crisp impression and deep colour, with only a thin at left (not visible from the front). Very fine. Accompanied by a 1984 Friedl (New York) certificate and a 2015 Philatelic Foundation (New York) certificate. A great world rarity and worthy of the finest collection. S.G. #V1 £32,000. Scott CV U$35,000.
1984 Friedl Certificate2015 Philatelic Foundation certificate