Lot 70080

Great Britain » The “Quercus” Collection » 1841 1d Red
Estimate: 1’200 – 1’500 GBP
Auction date: Fri 18 Jun 2021 at 09:00:00 (Europe/Zurich)
Auction: 2021 Spring Auction Series
Catalog: Great Britain
Sold for GBP 1’500

1841 1d Red pl.160, fine to large margins, tied to 1854 (Mar 3) wrapper from Sanday, Orkney Islands to Kirkwall (Scotland), by watery black Maltese Cross with matching “SANDAY / PENNY POST” hs on reverse, cancelled again on arrival with “207” Scottish numeral of Kirkwall with arrival bs, heavy central fold and split along edge at top, a very unusual and late usage of the MC from a Scottish island.