|Estimate:||550 – 650 GBP|
|Auction date:||Fri 18 Jun 2021 at 09:00:00 (Europe/Zurich)|
|Auction:||2021 Spring Auction Series|
|Sold for GBP 650|
1840 1d Black pl.2 EE, fine to very good margins, on 1840 (Sep 3) wrapper sent from the Lighthouse Keeper at Lismore island (Scottish Inner Hebrides) to Robert Stevenson / Engineer for the Northern Lighthouses (grandfather of Robert Louis Stevenson), tied by neat Oban orange-red Maltese Cross, reverse with despatch and arrival ds, part of contents still intact, a most unusual origin, a great item for the Scottish postal historian.