GB 1856 SG29var Pl.5 Cover

Stock Code: P15607427

1856 1d Red-brown Pl.5. Very fine entire sent from Black Hall Street, Greenock to Stornoway, Isle of Lewis, Outer Hebrides bearing a 1d red-brown Pl.5. (SG 29var) lettered SI showing variety "S" inverted, neatly cancelled by a couple black, boxed "BLACK HALL STREET" Scots local cancellations (Type VIII) well clear of variety. Backstamped by a black Greenock dispatch cds for JA.26.1856. and a bright green Stornoway arrival datestamp for JA.30.1856. An scarce and unusual combination of this check letter variety which only occured on nine stamps along the S row (SD-SL) and this difficult Scots local cancellation. Alcock scarcity rating G. Spec. C6(1)h. Ex. "Claymore".


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