GB 1d Red Die II Plate 41

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Plate 41[edit]

  • Put to Press Date: 7 April 1856
  • Destroyed: Not known or recorded but was showing as withdrawn 7 March 1864, as this is a long period for a plate it may have been held in reserve for some periods.
  • Sheets printed 361,609
  • Constant Plate characteristics:
    • Not seen on blued paper OR in transitional shades, which suggests printing from the plate occurred a while after it had been registered
    • LC perf 14
    • A repair to the plate was noted, however it is not known when or how the repair was made. Many re-entries are known and described below.
    • Re-entries were made to almost all the A,B,C & D rows stamps.
    • One o'clock main ray is weak on all stamps except those having been re-entered.
A Row | B Row | C Row | D Row | E Row | F Row | G Row | H Row | I Row | J Row |
K Row | L Row | M Row | N Row | O Row | P Row | Q Row | R Row | S Row | T Row |

A Row[edit]

File:GB 1d Red Die II Plate 41 AA.jpg
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Missing imprimatur position
North East square and right hand side are weak, no repair noted
File:GB 1d Red Die II Plate 41 AB.jpg
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Missing imprimatur position
North East square and right hand side are strong, showing signs of re-entry
File:GB 1d Red Die II Plate 41 AC.jpg
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Missing imprimatur position
North East square and right hand side are strong, showing signs of re-entry, burr rub through ONE PENNY, mark on the bust
File:GB 1d Red Die II Plate 41 AD.jpg
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Missing imprimatur position
North East square and right hand side are strong, showing signs of re-entry
File:GB 1d Red Die II Plate 41 AE.jpg
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Missing imprimatur position
North East square and right hand side are strong, showing signs of re-entry
File:GB 1d Red Die II Plate 41 AF.jpg
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Missing imprimatur position
North East square and right hand side are very weak, no repair noted
File:GB 1d Red Die II Plate 41 AG.jpg
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Missing imprimatur position
Re-entered unit, North East square and right hand side are very strong, short vertical stroke in the North West corner of the A square, G has been recut by hand and is mishapen (elongated) in its top arc
File:GB 1d Red Die II Plate 41 AH.jpg
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Missing imprimatur position
North East square and right hand side are strong, showing signs of re-entry
File:GB 1d Red Die II Plate 41 AI.jpg
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Missing imprimatur position
North East square and right hand side are strong, showing signs of re-entry
File:GB 1d Red Die II Plate 41 AJ.jpg
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Missing imprimatur position
North East square and right hand side are strong, showing signs of re-entry, left margin shows a burr lines
File:GB 1d Red Die II Plate 41 AK.jpg
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Missing imprimatur position
North East square and right hand side are strong, showing signs of re-entry
File:GB 1d Red Die II Plate 41 AL.jpg
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Missing imprimatur position
North East square weak, right hand side appears strong, no repair noted

B Row[edit]

File:GB 1d Red Die II Plate 41 BA.jpg
More Images North East square and right hand side are strong, showing signs of re-entry, B has been recut by hand
File:GB 1d Red Die II Plate 41 BB.jpg
More Images North East square and right hand side are strong, showing signs of re-entry, first B has been hand recut
File:GB 1d Red Die II Plate 41 BC.jpg
More Images North East square and right hand side are strong, showing signs of re-entry, B has been recut by hand
File:GB 1d Red Die II Plate 41 BD.jpg
More Images North East square and right hand side are strong, showing signs of re-entry, B has been recut by hand, small spot on bust
File:GB 1d Red Die II Plate 41 BE.jpg
More Images North East square and right hand side are strong, showing signs of re-entry, B has been resut by hand, both B & E have been recut
File:GB 1d Red Die II Plate 41 BF.jpg
More Images North East square strong but right hand side showing weakness, showing signs of re-entry, B has been recut by hand, F has also been recut and shows the alteration of its position also
File:GB 1d Red Die II Plate 41 BG.jpg
More Images North East square and right hand side strong , showing signs of re-entry, B has been recut by hand, G has also been recut and shows the alteration of its position also
File:GB 1d Red Die II Plate 41 BH.jpg
More Images North East square and right hand side are strong, showing signs of re-entry, B has been recut by hand
More Images North East square and right hand side are strong, showing signs of re-entry, B has been recut by hand small dot in front of its lower serif
More Images North East square and right hand side are strong, showing signs of re-entry, B has been recut by hand
File:GB 1d Red Die II Plate 41 BK.jpg
More Images North East square and right hand side are strong, showing signs of re-entry, B has been recut by hand
File:GB 1d Red Die II Plate 41 BL.jpg
More Images North East square and right hand side are strong, showing signs of re-entry, B has been recut by hand also showing since of an altered positioning in the square

C Row[edit]

More Images Re-entered unit showing strong North East square and fairly strong right hand margin
File:GB 1d Red Die II Plate 41 CB.jpg
More Images Re-entered unit showing strong North East square and fairly strong right hand margin
File:GB 1d Red Die II Plate 41 CC.jpg
More Images Re-entered unit showing strong North East square and fairly strong right hand margin
File:GB 1d Red Die II Plate 41 CD.jpg
More Images Re-entered unit showing strong North East square and fairly strong right hand margin
More Images Re-entered unit showing strong North East square and fairly strong right hand margin
File:GB 1d Red Die II Plate 41 CF.jpg
More Images Re-entered unit showing strong North East square and fairly strong right hand margin, burr outside North West square in the margin
File:GB 1d Red Die II Plate 41 CG.jpg
More Images Re-entered unit showing strong North East square and fairly strong right hand margin
File:GB 1d Red Die II Plate 41 CH.jpg
More Images Re-entered unit showing strong North East square and fairly strong right hand margin
File:GB 1d Red Die II Plate 41 CI.jpg
More Images Re-entered unit showing strong North East square and fairly strong right hand margin
File:GB 1d Red Die II Plate 41 CJ.jpg
More Images Re-entered unit showing strong North East square and fairly strong right hand margin
File:GB 1d Red Die II Plate 41 CK.jpg
More Images Re-entered unit showing strong North East square and fairly strong right hand margin, large mark attached to the top of the K upright
File:GB 1d Red Die II Plate 41 CL.jpg
More Images No repair noticed, North East square is weak however the right hand side is strong

D Row[edit]

File:GB 1d Red Die II Plate 41 DA.jpg
More Images North East square is strong and the right hand frameline is fairly strong, signs of re-entry
File:GB 1d Red Die II Plate 41 DB.jpg
More Images North East square is strong and the right hand frameline is fairly strong, signs of re-entry
File:GB 1d Red Die II Plate 41 DC.jpg
More Images North East square is strong and the right hand frameline is fairly strong, signs of re-entry
File:GB 1d Red Die II Plate 41 DD.jpg
More Images North East square is strong and the right hand frameline is fairly strong, signs of re-entry
File:GB 1d Red Die II Plate 41 DE.jpg
More Images North East square is strong and the right hand frameline is fairly strong, signs of re-entry
File:GB 1d Red Die II Plate 41 DF.jpg
More Images North East square is strong and the right hand frameline is fairly strong, signs of re-entry
File:GB 1d Red Die II Plate 41 DG.jpg
More Images North East square is strong and the right hand frameline is fairly strong, signs of re-entry
More Images North East square is strong and the right hand frameline is fairly strong, signs of re-entry
File:GB 1d Red Die II Plate 41 DI.jpg
More Images North East square is strong and the right hand frameline is fairly strong, signs of re-entry
File:GB 1d Red Die II Plate 41 DJ.jpg
More Images North East square is strong and the right hand frameline is fairly strong, signs of re-entry
File:GB 1d Red Die II Plate 41 DK.jpg
More Images North East square is strong and the right hand frameline is fairly strong, signs of re-entry
File:GB 1d Red Die II Plate 41 DL.jpg
More Images North East square is strong and the right hand frameline is fairly strong, signs of re-entry

E Row[edit]

File:GB 1d Red Die II Plate 41 EI.jpg
More Images Small vertical mark attached to South West main ray of the North West square extends to the baseline of the square

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F Row[edit]

File:GB 1d Red Die II Plate 41 FE.jpg
More Images very small (often faint) horizontal scratch near the South East corner of the F square
File:GB 1d Red Die II Plate 41 FF.jpg
More Images Blurred mark running alongside and below the main South West ray of the North West corner star

G Row[edit]

H Row[edit]

I Row[edit]

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Missing imprimatur position

J Row[edit]

File:GB 1d Red Die II Plate 41 JJ.jpg
More Images Large dot in the margin below the South East corner of the first J square

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K Row[edit]

L Row[edit]

File:GB 1d Red Die II Plate 41 LE.jpg
More Images East margin of North East square almost absent, top frameline of North East square is very weak

M Row[edit]

File:GB 1d Red Die II Plate 41 MD.jpg
More Images Small mark on baseline of M square running in a slightly North West direction
File:GB 1d Red Die II Plate 41 ME.jpg
More Images M suare has a small dot in its South West corner

N Row[edit]

O Row[edit]

File:GB 1d Red Die II Plate 41 OJ.jpg
More Images Small vertical mark on the back of the neck

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P Row[edit]

File:GB 1d Red Die II Plate 41 PC.jpg
More Images Marks in the North East squarenear and around the South East main ray

Q Row[edit]

File:GB 1d Red Die II Plate 41 QJ.jpg
More Images Large blurred mark in the North East corner of the J square
File:GB 1d Red Die II Plate 41 QL.jpg
More Images Mark below baseline between the E and P of value, baseline weak below E and P also

R Row[edit]

S Row[edit]

File:GB 1d Red Die II Plate 41 SD.jpg
More Images Vertical scratch in the North east corner of the North West square
File:GB 1d Red Die II Plate 41 SE.jpg
More Images Blurred mark in the S square attached to the bottom left serif and touching the margin below
More Images Small mark above the F

T Row[edit]

More Images Top frameline of the North East square is very weak
More Images Long vertical scratch running through the base line of the T square at the South West
File:GB 1d Red Die II Plate 41 TG.jpg
More Images Long scratch 3/4 the way up the O of POSTAGE on the right hand side
File:GB 1d Red Die II Plate 41 TH.jpg
More Images Large blurred mark at lower left of the T running through the baselin, dot in margin above right of E of POSTAGE
File:GB 1d Red Die II Plate 41 TJ.jpg
More Images Scratch in the middle right of the S of POSTAGE
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Missing imprimatur position

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