An envelope franked with two single C8A SG37 1856 (Nov) 1d Reds Plate 42...
An 1842 cover franked with an SG8 B1 1d Red-brown Plate 23 (DL) fine...
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Scotland Postal History.
SG17 1855 1d Red Strip of Three Plate 166 (LD-LF) tied to an envelope sent from the Black Sea CRIMEA WAR, on route to Scottish Highlands (Strontian) cancelled by two strikes of the scarce Crimea Crown & Two Stars. dated Dec 28 1855 arrival 9h in Glasgow and 11th Strontian. Very Scarce cover.
An envelope sent from Lanark franked with an SG43 1d red Plate 94 tied by duplex (affected by filing crease) sent to Peebles, with a fine strike of the Railway TPO *NW/NIGHT* Star mark, and transits for Muirkirk and Douglas, and arrival.
An envelope franked with an SG8 1d Red (HL) cut into and crease across, tied by the Scottish Numeral 74 of Coldstream, with very fine SPROUSTON udc, Coldstream towndated NO 7 1849, and Hawick arrival 8th. Note: Horizontal filing crease across stamp.
An entire sent from Elgin to Wick franked with a fine used four margin SG8 1d Red Plate 64 (BB) which has a prominent horizontal line through PO(STAGE), tied by a fine strike of the 133 Scottish Numeral of Elgin, sent JA 14th 1848, arrived 16th.
A mourning wrapper franked with a G1 1870 SG43 1d Red Plate 138 (KJ) with attractive *Manuscript Cancel* sent from Glenlochar to Laurieston, just a few miles away, so likely that it was not taken to the Post Office and so manuscript cancelled and taken directly.
1859 wrapper franked with an SG40 1d Red (ND) fine used (with printing flaw D Square) tied by a fine strike of the LOCHWINNOCH Type III Scots Local in Black a tricky cancel on cover Rarity C and cv in 1984 £120.00. Note filing crease left of stamp.
An envelope sent from Berwick to Edinburgh addressed to “Royal College of Surgeons” franked with a four margin fine used SG8 1d Red Plate 36 (RK) tied by a Berwick Maltese Cross, the back having a pink Wafer Seal "A head to earn and a heart to spend." Note: filing crease along base, tape stain to torn flap - unsightly, but a scarce cover with much appeal.