THE DISTINCTIVE GATEHOUSE MALTESE CROSS WITH VOID CENTRE ON COVER. 1843 wrapper Gatehouse to Bank of Scotland Kirkcudbright with 1d (SG8) lettered FI, touched at upper right otherwise fine margins tied very fine strike of this distinctive cross. On reverse GATEHOUSE date stamp JY 13 1843. Jackson records 8 examples not including this example which appears to be one of the best. He comments that the centre of cross progressively disappeared from April 1842. (Ref 90599).