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How much is a red penny stamp worth?

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With over 21 billion printed between 1841 to 1879, most Penny Red stamps are commonly found and of little value. The price of a Penny Red can be affected by its condition, marginal inscription, plate number, color and year.

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The most valuable Penny Red stamp is one printed from the 77 plate due to the technical errors contained in the plate. In 2012, a 77 Penny Red stamp sold at auction for over $900,000. Only one sheet of the stamp was produced using the 77 plate. Stamps printed after 1864 that contain a plate number may also be worth more than the majority of Penny Reds.

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