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Auction: 23027 - Stamps and Covers of Great Britain
Lot: 2173

Great Britain
1840 One Penny Black
Plate 6
AJ-CJ, vertical strip of three from the top of the sheet with full margin, inscription "...(Wettin)g the Back be c(areful)" and deckle edge, good to large margins, black Maltese Cross cancellations, fine and an extraordinary rarity. R.P.S Certificate (1996). Photo

provenance: Robson Lowe sale (1945), "Wills", November 1989

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