Lot 70021

Great Britain » The “Quercus” Collection » 1840 1d Black
Estimate: 550 – 650 GBP
Auction date: Fri 18 Jun 2021 at 09:00:00 (Europe/Zurich)
Auction: 2021 Spring Auction Series
Catalog: Great Britain
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.