Great Britain

Penny Black

The Penny Black was the world's first postage stamp and it went on sale on May 6th 1840. The pre-paid adhesive label was borne out of a need for a standardised rate of postage that was available to all and not just the wealthy. More information about the Penny Black can be found here.

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GB 1840 SG3 Pl.11 Penny Black

Stock Code: P212004772

GB 1840 SG3 Pl.11 Penny Black

Stock Code: P212004774

GB 1840 SG2 Pl.7 Penny Black

Stock Code: P212004771

GB 1840-41 SG2,7 Pl.2 Penny Black

Stock Code: P212004765

GB 1840 SG1 Pl.6 Penny Black

Stock Code: P212004770

GB 1840 SG2 Pl.4 Penny Black

Stock Code: P212004767

GB 1840 SG2 Pl.2 Penny Black

Stock Code: P212004766

GB 1840-41 SG2,7 Pl.5 Penny Black

Stock Code: P212004769