Perkins Bacons Archive Examples of the Penny Black Rejected and Accepted Dies. The First Die for the Penny Stamp (later rejected) was engraved by the Royal Master Engraver Charles Heath on instructions from Perkins Bacon and Petch in January 1840. The Die was abandoned as the background was considered to be too light the Queens head was also too lightly engraved and it was found that the die did not transfer sufficiently well. Charles Heath stared the Second Die (Accepted Die) in Mid-January this was accepted by the Queen on 2nd of March.
Both the Proofs are on India Paper mounted on card. Ex Perkins Bacon Archives and Ex Tony Wicks Gold Medal Collection. 1st Class for large items (Pages/RAF Covers etc). To pay with Credit/Debit card, please ccontact us. (We do not accept American Express).
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