Bidboard # 1858
Lot # 159
Catalogue Value or Estimate: $400.00
Price Realized: $85
Great Britain # 1

The famous 1840 issue Penny Black with a signed (Leon Norman Williams) and numbered (#635) "Certificate of Authenticity and Genuineness", enlarged photo and additional promotional folder from the Excelsior Collector's Guild Ltd. Used with black Maltese Cross cancel. Margin just in at upper right corner, otherwise a sound and certified example of the world's first postage stamp. 2018 Scott US$320.00=