1844 DUBLIN DISTINCTIVE MALTESE CROSS/'SELECT GRAND KNOT' FRIENDLY SOCIETY//PL.39 (QD) (SG8). 1844 entire Dublin to Cork with a very fine 1d pl.39 (SG8) lettered QD with close to large margins tied very fine DUBLIN M.C. Within is a superb illustrated printed letterhead from the SELECT GRAND KNOT dated 25 march 1844. Letter reads 'The Select Grand Knot will meet on Monday next the 1st of April at the Friendly Brother House Sackville Street and transact the usual business relating to the Perfect Degree of the Friendly Order ......'. On reverse Dublin date stamp MR 24 44 and CORK receiver MR 25 1844. Very clean, unusual and attractive usage. (Ref 79146).