GB 1858 SG45 Pl.8 Used - States 2 and 3 matched pair
Stock Code: P201008402
1858 2d Blue Pl.8. Very fine used matched pair from states 2+3, lettered RD. State 2 repaired by re-entry restoring the wear from the original state with the facial lines and right frame line now considerably strengthened, the check letters slightly compressed, there is also a small dot in the 'C' of 'PENCE' which is not present in the original state. The state 3 example shows retouching by hand significantly thinning of the '8' plate numbers, the small dot in 'C' of 'PENCE' remains. Both stamps cancelled with 1844-type numerals. Cat. £325 Spec. G2i.
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