The Penny Black, how to determine its value

1840 Penny Black
1840 Penny Black

As most stamp collector already know the Penny Black is the world’s first adhesive postage stamp and was issued by the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland on May 1st 1840. Due to its significance this stamps is very popular and following my past article What are the most famous rare and valuable stamps?, I have been receiving a lot of questions about its value. Well let’s try to understand a bit more about this famous stamp and what affects its value.

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New 2009 Unitrade Specialized Catalogue of Canadian Stamps

New 2009 Unitrade Specialized Catalogue of Canadian StampsThe new 2009 Unitrade Specialized Catalogue of Canadian Stamps is freshly off the press and ready to deliver. This is the ultimate reference for every Canadian stamp collector. It is printed in full color and spiral bound. Most varieties and errors are listed. It also includes FDC, blocks and postal stationery. All stamps are still numbered according to the established Scott numbering System.

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