1857 LATE USE OF THE MALTESE CROSS/DIE 2 PLATE 56(GH)(SG40). Used 1857 Die 2 1d pl. 56 rose-red on white paper (SG 40) lettered GH, some trimmed perforations but clearly cancelled two strikes of the a Maltese cross cancellation. The M.C. was officially withdrawn from use in 1844. (Ref 49937).