1840 HAND STAMP '6' IN RED-BROWN ASSOCIATED WITH THE LIVERPOOL TO MANCHESTER RAILWAY/1D BLACK PL.6 (SG2)(KA). Large piece with used 1d black pl.6 (SG2) lettered KA, cut into at top otherwise good margins, tied red Maltese Cross (oxidised). Alongside fine strike hand stamp '6' in red-brown, usage unclear but associated with the Liverpool to Manchester Railway. On reverse LIVERPOOL date stamp AU 10 1840. (Ref 118135).