GB QV High Value Stamp SG. 128var 10s Plate 1 (1878) OFFICIAL REPRODUCTION Superb & V. Superb & VERY RARE CORNER MARGINAL example. An skilled engraver was employed by the GPO to produce an official imitation of this High Value stamp to determine how vulnerable this issue was to potential FORGERY. Spec' J124 in Stanley Gibbons Specialised Volume 1 (page 215).
This item would convince most but the characterstic "unshaded eye" of Queen Victoria is a tell-tale distinguishing feature of this item. Exceptionally Fine for an item of this type or period. Please look at all the scans to help form your own opinion. THE FIRST CORNER MARGINAL EXAMPLE we have seen. Note that a normal stamp of this issue SG.The item "GB QV Stamp SG. 128var 10s Plate 1 (1878) OFFICIAL REPRODUCTION Superb & V. Rare" is in sale since Thursday, September 3, 2020. This item is in the category "Stamps\Great Britain\Victoria\Surface-Printed Issues". The seller is "samwells-covers" and is located in GB. This item can be shipped worldwide.