1857 'COATE BRIDGE' DATE STAMP USED AS A CANCELLATION ON COVER. Envelope, part rear flap missing, Coate Bridge (North Lanarkshire) to 'Mr. McCrone, Inspr. of Poor, Kilwinning' with die 2 1d red-brown on blued paper (SG29) lettered CH, filing fold affects, tied very fine strike 'COATE BRIDGE' date stamp FE 3 1857 in black. On reverse GLASGOW date stamp FEB 3 1857. (Ref 59961).