GB 1886 SG172 Cover Great Northern Sorting Carriage
Stock Code: P201008237
1886 1d Lilac (Die II, 16 Dots). Very fine mourning envelope sent from Liskeard to Tetney, nr Grimsby bearing a 1d Lilac (SG 172) neatly tied by a Liskeard squared circle datestamp for JA.26.1886. with a strike of a black, boxed "G.N.S.C" (Great Northern Sorting Carriage) handstamp. Backstamped by Grimsby and Tetney arrival datestamps for JA.28.1886. A wonderful example of this scarce sorting mark.
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