GREAT BRITAIN, 1840, 1p Black (1; SG 2; SG Specialised AS15uf).
Plate 2, lettered Q-L, full margins to just touching at top right, tied by boldly struck red Stonehaven Maltese Cross
showing the distinctive double-lines on folded cover to Edinburgh, well-struck "Stonehaven 24 OC 1840" boxed datestamp and arrival datestamp on top flap
EXTREMELY FINE STRIKE OF THIS DISTINICTIVE MALTESE CROSS CANCEL FROM STOVEHAVEN TYING A PENNY BLACK FROM PLATE 2 ON COVER. A MAJOR LINE-ENGRAVED RARITY.
One of the rarest and most distinctive Maltese Cross cancels to find on cover, especially a strike this choice. SG Specialised £22,000
Image Magnifier / Download
Power Search for Comparables