1845 MANCHESTER/'BROUGHTON' RECEIVER'S HAND STAMP IN BLACK (M540) ON COVER. Fine letter (repaired spike hole) Manchester to Buxton with fine 1d (SG8) lettered GB with four margins tied '498' numeral of Manchester. Alongside fine to very fine strike 'BROUGHTON' straight line receiver's hand stamp in black (M540). On reverse MANCHESTER date stamp JU 2 1845. (Ref 114525).