Sunday Stamps – A Collection of Penny Blacks

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Welcome, to the latest Sunday Stamps posting.

I had planned to post a completely different post this week, but then this morning, whilst reading the paper; The Western Daily Press dated 27th August 2011, I spotted the following picture of a collection of Penny Blacks. The collection sold at an auction in Sherborne in Dorset for £2,400. A rather impressive set. I was though, slightly surprised that they didn’t sell for more.

Western Daily Press 27th August 2011

Submitted as Sunday Stamps hosted by Viridian’s Postcard Blog

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6 Responses to Sunday Stamps – A Collection of Penny Blacks

  1. Joy says:

    Bargain:-) I suppose there were so many of them they are not rare, but would be nice to have in a collection.

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  2. I heard they weren't particularly rare but all the same, it doesn't sound like much.

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  3. Bob Scotney says:

    Not rare, but I not surprised at the price. You have to establish what year they were produced as apprently lots were printed.

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  4. Postcardy says:

    I don't know what they usually sell for or what the differences are, but that sounds like a lot of money to me.

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  5. viridian says:

    To an American that does sound like a bit of money!

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  6. Definitely out of my range! Haha. Thanks for sharing the insight.

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