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Revision as of 11:51, 22 March 2017

Please note this page is automatically updated from the Nissen Images

PREVIOUS BLACK PLATE 1b or NEXT BLACK PLATE 3

  • Registration Date: 22nd April 1840
  • Destroyed: 19th November 1841
  • Constant Plate characteristics:
    • The left star is characteristic, normal only on 55 units FF to JL, all others show an absence of the 7 o'clock ray and of these all but 33 (CI to FE) also show an absence of the 10 o'clock ray.
    • Re-Entries: HD, HL, SA
    • Double Letters: DG, EA, FG, KE, ME, PA, TL
    • Basal Shifts: GC, IL
  • Repairs:
    • Plate 2 was repaired on two occasions, the first during May or June 1840 during the black printing period; the second repair occured some time in 1841 during the red printing period.
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 |

Missing Imprimatur positions courtesy of [1]

State 1

A Row

PennyBlack AB PL2.jpg
PennyBlack AC PL2.jpg
PennyBlack AD PL2.jpg
PennyBlack AE PL2.jpg
PennyBlack AF PL2.jpg
PennyBlack AG PL2.jpg
PennyBlack AH PL2.jpg
PennyBlack AI PL2.jpg
PennyBlack AJ PL2.jpg
PennyBlack AK PL2.jpg
PennyBlack AL PL2.jpg

B Row

PennyBlack BA PL2.jpg
PennyBlack BB PL2.jpg
PennyBlack BC PL2.jpg
PennyBlack BD PL2.jpg
PennyBlack BE PL2.jpg
PennyBlack BF PL2.jpg
PennyBlack BG PL2.jpg
PennyBlack BH PL2.jpg
PennyBlack BI PL2.jpg
PennyBlack BJ PL2.jpg
PennyBlack BK PL2.jpg
PennyBlack BL PL2.jpg

C Row

PennyBlack CA PL2.jpg
PennyBlack CB PL2.jpg
PennyBlack CC PL2.jpg
PennyBlack CD PL2.jpg
PennyBlack CE PL2.jpg
PennyBlack CF PL2.jpg
PennyBlack CG PL2.jpg
PennyBlack CH PL2.jpg
PennyBlack CI PL2.jpg
PennyBlack CJ PL2.jpg
PennyBlack CK PL2.jpg
PennyBlack CL PL2.jpg

D Row

PennyBlack DA PL2.jpg
PennyBlack DB PL2.jpg
PennyBlack DC PL2.jpg
PennyBlack DD PL2.jpg
PennyBlack DE PL2.jpg
PennyBlack DF PL2.jpg
PennyBlack DG PL2.jpg
PennyBlack DH PL2.jpg
PennyBlack DI PL2.jpg
PennyBlack DJ PL2.jpg
PennyBlack DK PL2.jpg
PennyBlack DL PL2.jpg

E Row

PennyBlack EA PL2.jpg
PennyBlack EB PL2.jpg
PennyBlack EC PL2.jpg
PennyBlack ED PL2.jpg
PennyBlack EE PL2.jpg
PennyBlack EF PL2.jpg
PennyBlack EG PL2.jpg
PennyBlack EH PL2.jpg
PennyBlack EI PL2.jpg
PennyBlack EJ PL2.jpg
PennyBlack EK PL2.jpg
PennyBlack EL PL2.jpg

F Row

PennyBlack FA PL2.jpg
PennyBlack FB PL2.jpg
PennyBlack FC PL2.jpg
PennyBlack FD PL2.jpg
PennyBlack FE PL2.jpg
PennyBlack FF PL2.jpg
PennyBlack FG PL2.jpg
PennyBlack FH PL2.jpg
PennyBlack FI PL2.jpg
PennyBlack FJ PL2.jpg
PennyBlack FK PL2.jpg
PennyBlack FL PL2.jpg

G Row

PennyBlack GA PL2.jpg
PennyBlack GB PL2.jpg
PennyBlack GC PL2.jpg
PennyBlack GD PL2.jpg
PennyBlack GE PL2.jpg
PennyBlack GF PL2.jpg
PennyBlack GG PL2.jpg
PennyBlack GH PL2.jpg
PennyBlack GI PL2.jpg
PennyBlack GJ PL2.jpg
PennyBlack GK PL2.jpg
PennyBlack GL PL2.jpg

H Row

PennyBlack HA PL2.jpg
PennyBlack HB PL2.jpg
PennyBlack HC PL2.jpg
PennyBlack HD PL2.jpg
PennyBlack HE PL2.jpg
PennyBlack HF PL2.jpg
PennyBlack HG PL2.jpg
PennyBlack HH PL2.jpg
PennyBlack HI PL2.jpg
PennyBlack HJ PL2.jpg
PennyBlack HK PL2.jpg
PennyBlack HL PL2.jpg

I Row

PennyBlack IA PL2.jpg
PennyBlack IB PL2.jpg
PennyBlack IC PL2.jpg
PennyBlack ID PL2.jpg
PennyBlack IE PL2.jpg
PennyBlack IF PL2.jpg
PennyBlack IH PL2.jpg
PennyBlack II PL2.jpg
PennyBlack IJ PL2.jpg
PennyBlack IK PL2.jpg
PennyBlack IL PL2.jpg

J Row

PennyBlack JA PL2.jpg
PennyBlack JB PL2.jpg
PennyBlack JE PL2.jpg
PennyBlack JF PL2.jpg
PennyBlack JG PL2.jpg
PennyBlack JH PL2.jpg
PennyBlack JI PL2.jpg
PennyBlack JJ PL2.jpg
PennyBlack JK PL2.jpg
PennyBlack JL PL2.jpg

K Row

PennyBlack KA PL2.jpg
PennyBlack KB PL2.jpg
PennyBlack KC PL2.jpg
PennyBlack KD PL2.jpg
PennyBlack KE PL2.jpg
PennyBlack KF PL2.jpg
PennyBlack KG PL2.jpg
PennyBlack KH PL2.jpg
PennyBlack KI PL2.jpg
PennyBlack KJ PL2.jpg
PennyBlack KK PL2.jpg
PennyBlack KL PL2.jpg

L Row

PennyBlack LA PL2.jpg
PennyBlack LB PL2.jpg
PennyBlack LC PL2.jpg
PennyBlack LD PL2.jpg
PennyBlack LE PL2.jpg
PennyBlack LF PL2.jpg
PennyBlack LG PL2.jpg
PennyBlack LH PL2.jpg
PennyBlack LI PL2.jpg
PennyBlack LJ PL2.jpg
PennyBlack LK PL2.jpg
PennyBlack LL PL2.jpg

M Row

PennyBlack MA PL2.jpg
PennyBlack MB PL2.jpg
PennyBlack MC PL2.jpg
PennyBlack MD PL2.jpg
PennyBlack ME PL2.jpg
PennyBlack MF PL2.jpg
PennyBlack MG PL2.jpg
PennyBlack MH PL2.jpg
PennyBlack MI PL2.jpg
PennyBlack MJ PL2.jpg
PennyBlack MK PL2.jpg
PennyBlack ML PL2.jpg

N Row

PennyBlack NA PL2.jpg
PennyBlack NB PL2.jpg
PennyBlack NC PL2.jpg
PennyBlack ND PL2.jpg
PennyBlack NE PL2.jpg
PennyBlack NF PL2.jpg
PennyBlack NG PL2.jpg
PennyBlack NH PL2.jpg
PennyBlack NI PL2.jpg
PennyBlack NJ PL2.jpg
PennyBlack NK PL2.jpg
PennyBlack NL PL2.jpg

O Row

PennyBlack OA PL2.jpg
PennyBlack OB PL2.jpg
PennyBlack OC PL2.jpg
PennyBlack OD PL2.jpg
PennyBlack OE PL2.jpg
PennyBlack OF PL2.jpg
PennyBlack OG PL2.jpg
PennyBlack OH PL2.jpg
PennyBlack OI PL2.jpg
PennyBlack OJ PL2.jpg
PennyBlack OK PL2.jpg
PennyBlack OL PL2.jpg

P Row

PennyBlack PA PL2.jpg
PennyBlack PB PL2.jpg
PennyBlack PC PL2.jpg
PennyBlack PD PL2.jpg
PennyBlack PE PL2.jpg
PennyBlack PF PL2.jpg
PennyBlack PG PL2.jpg
PennyBlack PI PL2.jpg
PennyBlack PJ PL2.jpg
PennyBlack PK PL2.jpg
PennyBlack PL PL2.jpg

Q Row

PennyBlack QA PL2.jpg
PennyBlack QB PL2.jpg
PennyBlack QC PL2.jpg
PennyBlack QD PL2.jpg
PennyBlack QE PL2.jpg
PennyBlack QF PL2.jpg
PennyBlack QG PL2.jpg
PennyBlack QH PL2.jpg
PennyBlack QI PL2.jpg
PennyBlack QJ PL2.jpg
PennyBlack QK PL2.jpg
PennyBlack QL PL2.jpg

R Row

PennyBlack RA PL2.jpg
PennyBlack RB PL2.jpg
PennyBlack RC PL2.jpg
PennyBlack RD PL2.jpg
PennyBlack RE PL2.jpg
PennyBlack RF PL2.jpg
PennyBlack RG PL2.jpg
PennyBlack RH PL2.jpg
PennyBlack RI PL2.jpg
PennyBlack RJ PL2.jpg
PennyBlack RK PL2.jpg
PennyBlack RL PL2.jpg

S Row

PennyBlack SA PL2.jpg
PennyBlack SB PL2.jpg
PennyBlack SC PL2.jpg
PennyBlack SD PL2.jpg
PennyBlack SE PL2.jpg
PennyBlack SF PL2.jpg
PennyBlack SG PL2.jpg
PennyBlack SH PL2.jpg
PennyBlack SI PL2.jpg
PennyBlack SJ PL2.jpg
PennyBlack SK PL2.jpg
PennyBlack SL PL2.jpg

T Row

PennyBlack TA PL2.jpg
PennyBlack TC PL2.jpg
PennyBlack TD PL2.jpg
PennyBlack TE PL2.jpg
PennyBlack TF PL2.jpg
PennyBlack TG PL2.jpg
PennyBlack TH PL2.jpg
PennyBlack TI PL2.jpg
PennyBlack TJ PL2.jpg
PennyBlack TK PL2.jpg
T doubled

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First Repair (May or June 1840) - State 2 (SG AS17) Black Prints

State 1 showed early signs of wear, particularly to the engraving of the queen's head, in state 2 the engraving was generally restored. As the repair took place early in the life of the plate, second state copies are more common than copies in the first state.

GB Black Plate 2 TH2 PL2.jpg

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Red Prints Following First Repair - Repaired states only these positions below.

State 2 for SD, TC, TE, TF, TG, TH as no state 1 exist in red for these units.

GB Black Plate 2 TC2R PL2.jpg

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Red Prints Following Second Repair - State 2 (SG AS19)

The second repair produced differences in the characteristic ray flaws of the original state generally with one or other ray restored

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Red Prints Following Second Repair - State 3 (SG AS19)

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