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GB PENNY BLACK 1840 Birmingham MX Cover KGVI 1940 CENTENARY FDC Rare Unique? 5s


GB PENNY BLACK 1840 Birmingham MX 1d Plate 2 (KG) Cover KGVI 1940 CENTENARY FDC Rare Unique? 5s
GENUINE ORIGINAL PENNY BLACK 1840 COVER re-posted in 1940 as a FIRST DAY COVER of the KGVI/QV Double-Head Penny Black Centenary issue stamps. REMARKABLE & RARE. The only such usage we have seen. Penny black is 1d Plate 2 (KG) with four margins. Entire Letter dated "Birmingham 3 June 1840". Posted again at *BROADBURY OKEHAMPTON DEVON* on 6th May 1940 with fine CDSs on face and repeated on reverse. Very Fine for an item of this type & period. Please look at all the scans to help form your own opinion. WONDERFUL EXHIBITION ITEM for the serious collector of FIRST DAY COVERS. 

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Year of Issue

Up to 1840


George VI (1936-1952)



Printing Method

Line-Engraved Issues


VF (Very Fine)

Cancellation Type

First Day of Issue



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