GB 1898 SG172 Cover - Imperial Penny Post FDC
Stock Code: P201005494
1898 Imperial Penny Post. Very fine cover to St. John, New Brunswick prepaid by a 1d Lilac (SG 172) tied by a Barlow Moor St/Manchester squared circle for DE.25.1898, the first day of the 'Imperial Penny Post' when a letter could be sent anywhere in the British Empire for one penny. Also shows a North West TPO/Night Down cds also for the 25th alongside adhesive and a St. John receiving cds on reverse for JA.7.1899. A very rare first day cover.
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