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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
Description:

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.