Penny Blacks

The Most Famous Stamp in The World

The Penny Black was the world's first adhesive postage stamp used in a public postal system. It was first issued in Great Britain, on 1 May 1840, but was not valid for use until 6 May. The stamp features a profile of Queen Victoria.

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GB 1840 1d Penny Black SG2 Pl.1b (H-D) Good Used Red MX
New
Regular Price £75.00 Special Price £60.00
GB 1840 1d Penny Black SG2 Pl.3 (R-C) Fine Used 2 Margin Example
New
Regular Price £60.00 Special Price £48.00
GB 1840 1d Penny Black SG2 Plate 9 (E-L) Fine Used 4 Clear Margins Complete Black MX
Regular Price £245.00 Special Price £196.00
GB 1840 1d Penny Black SG2 Pl. 5 (M-H) Superb Used Crisp Clean Red MX Very Fresh Example
Regular Price £325.00 Special Price £260.00
GB 1840 1d Penny Black SG2 Pl.1b (I-E) V.F.U Red MX
Regular Price £195.00 Special Price £156.00
GB 1840 1d Penny Black SG2 Pl. 5 (C-I) Fine Used 4 Neat Even Margins Red MX
Regular Price £160.00 Special Price £128.00
GB 1840 1d Penny Black Intense Black SG1 Pl. 6 (H-J) Fine Used Red MX
Regular Price £160.00 Special Price £128.00
GB 1840 1d Penny Black SG2 Pl. 8 (O-C) Fine Used 4 Good Margins Black MX
Regular Price £140.00 Special Price £112.00
GB 1840 1d Penny Black SG2 Pl. 8 (B-A) Fine Used 4 Good-Very Close Margins Red MX
Regular Price £125.00 Special Price £100.00
GB 1840 1d Penny Black SG2 Pl. 8 (J-H) Fine Used 4 Good Margins Black MX
Regular Price £125.00 Special Price £100.00
GB 1840 1d Penny Black SG2 Pl. 8 (N-A) Fine Used 4 Close Margins Black MX Small Closed
Regular Price £125.00 Special Price £100.00
GB 1840 1d Penny Black SG2 Pl. 3 (K-A) Fine Used 4 Good Margins Red MX
Regular Price £160.00 Special Price £128.00
GB 1840 1d Penny Black SG2 Pl. 4 (S-J) Fine Used 4 Good Margins Red MX
Regular Price £165.00 Special Price £132.00
GB 1840 1d Penny Black SG2 Pl. 1b  (R-G) Fine Used 4 Neat Margins Black MX
Regular Price £160.00 Special Price £128.00
GB 1840 1d Penny Black SG2 Pl. 1b  (T-F) V.F.U with 4 Good-Large Margins Red MX
Regular Price £175.00 Special Price £140.00
GB 1840 1d Penny Black SG2 Pl. 7  (E-F) V.F.U 4 Large Margins Red MX
Regular Price £175.00 Special Price £140.00
GB 1840 1d Penny Black SG2 Pl. 1b (L-B) Fine Used 4 Neat Even Margins Black MX
Regular Price £145.00 Special Price £116.00
GB 1840 1d Penny Black SG2 Pl. 6 (J-J) Fine Used on Piece 4 Good-Close Margins Black MX
Regular Price £125.00 Special Price £100.00
GB 1840 1d Penny Black SG2 Pl. 9 (B-E) Fine Used 4 Neat Margins Black MX
Regular Price £195.00 Special Price £156.00
GB 1840 1d Penny Black SG2 Pl. 3 (B-F) Fine Used 4 Margins Red MX
Regular Price £130.00 Special Price £104.00
GB 1840 1d Penny Black SG2 Pl. 4 (J-E) Fine Used 4 Margins Black MX
Regular Price £165.00 Special Price £132.00
GB 1840 1d Penny Black SG2 Pl. 4 (K-D) Fine Used 4 Margins Black MX
Regular Price £135.00 Special Price £108.00
GB 1840 1d Penny Black SG2 Pl. 7 (G-C) Fine Used 4 Good Margins Smudgy Red MX
Regular Price £140.00 Special Price £112.00
GB 1840 1d Penny Black SG2 Pl. 2 (Q-L) V.F.U 4 Nicely Balanced Margins Black MX
Regular Price £165.00 Special Price £132.00