1853-4 1D PL.162 1D IMPERF (SG8) LETTERED OD AND 1D PERF (SG17) LETTERED OC SHOWING SUPERB PLATE CRACK. Fine to very fine used 1853 1d imperf pl.162 (SG8) lettered OD with four close to fine margins, cancellation clear of Queen's profile and excellent constant variety 'PLATE CRACK LEFT MARGIN ABOVE QUEEN'S NOSE'. Also good to fine used 1d perforate S.C.16 issue (SG17) lettered OC, centred to left but showing excellent constant variety 'PLATE CRACK RIGHT MARGIN BACK OF QUEEN'S HEAD'. This superb constant variety clearly visible on imprimatur sheet. Ex Folkard collection. (Ref 122482).