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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
Description:

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.