1881 cover - 1d lilac with "Posted on Board/Edinburgh Castle/ Steamer" handstamp.

1881 cover - 1d lilac with "Posted on Board/Edinburgh Castle/ Steamer" handstamp.
1881 cover - 1d lilac with "Posted on Board/Edinburgh Castle/ Steamer" handstamp.
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1881 an envelope bearing a 1d lilac issue addressed to Dunoon being tied by the "163" duplex of Greenock dated for SP 23 81 and bearing the cachet "Posted on Board/"Edinburgh Castle" / Steamer" in purple ink. The "Edinburgh Castle" sailed the Greenock - Lochgoilhead route. Only two examples of this handstamp have been recorded.  Bov#851

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