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SCOTLAND continued...

Isle of Mull continued...
Lot Symbol Descrip Opening
801 1785-c.1930 Entire letters, covers and postcards including 1785-1800 letters from Scallastle to Lockbuy privately carried (3, one endorsed "I sent by the bearer two shirts") or posted to an Edinburgh address, 1819 entire letter with scarce boxed "KINTRA" (ink blot on front), 1905 Fionphort Parcel Post label, etc. (30).

Est. £180-220

CLOSED
Closing..Oct-13, 11:59 PM EST.
Other Islands
Lot Symbol Descrip Opening
802 1831-1979 Covers and cards (191) from various Western Isles including Arran, Bute, Cumbrae, Islay, Lewis, Harris, Mull, South Uist, Skye and Easdale, with single and double ring datestamps, a few rubbers and skeletons, etc., also some pieces. (191+).

Est. £400-500

CLOSED
Closing..Oct-13, 11:59 PM EST.
803 Arran. 1812-1931 Entire letter, entires to Hamilton Palace (5), 1875 ½d postcard and picture postcards (24), handstamps include straight line "ARRAN" (3), "BRODICK" (2) and "LAMLASH", also Kildonan rubbers (2), Corrie skeleton c.d.s, etc. (31).

Est. £180-200

CLOSED
Closing..Oct-13, 11:59 PM EST.
804 Barra. 1827 (Jan 12) Entire letter from Barra to Edinburgh, posted on Mull with boxed Tobermory mileage mark.

Est. £100-120

CLOSED
Closing..Oct-13, 11:59 PM EST.
805 imageColl. 1799-1904 Entire letters, entires, and postcards including 1823 entire and 1842 entire franked 1d (Maltese Cross cancel of Tobermory) both with boxed "COLL / 550-G"; other 1799-1836 entires from Coll but with handstamps of Aros (4) or Tobermory (5); 1833-43 entire letters or entires to Coll (3, one backstamped at Aros and Tobermory); 1884 1d I.R Official on wrapper to Mull redirected to Coll, backstamped at Auchnacraig, Tobermory and Coll; 1903-04 picture postcard with Coll c.d.s (3, two types). (18). Photo on Page 116. (Image1)

Est. £300-350

CLOSED
Closing..Oct-13, 11:59 PM EST.
806 Collonsay / Islay. 1788-1837 Entire letters from Collonsay, the first to the Island of Lunga with faint Tarbert backstamp, charged 2d; 1836 letter to Craignish Castle with "PORTASKAIG" and faint Lochgilphead Penny Post, and 1837 letter to Edinburgh with faint "BOWMORE" and "G (crown) R" inspector's mark. A scarce origin, the first very early. (3).

Est. £200-250

CLOSED
Closing..Oct-13, 11:59 PM EST.
807 Easdale - Registered Mail. 1843-45 Entire letters from Easdale to Edinburgh all registered from Oban, prepaid 1/1 or 1/2 in cash, unusual. (4).

Est. £120-150

CLOSED
Closing..Oct-13, 11:59 PM EST.
808 Easdale / Seil / Luing. 1836-54 Entire letters (4) and cover (letter enclosed) comprising 1836 letter from Easdale posted at Oban, 1839 letter from Inverary to Bonaw and redirected to Easdale, 1847-48 letters written from Seil or Luing both with "EASDALE" undated circles in blue or black, and 1854 Easdale c.d.s. Also a 1911 picture postcard with Blackmill Bay c.d.s. (6).

Est. £150-180

CLOSED
Closing..Oct-13, 11:59 PM EST.
809 Ensay / Lunga. 1776 (Sep 5) Entire letter from the Island of Ensay, to John MacDougal on the Island of Lunga, privately carried, endorsed "P. favour of Capt. Miller", worn file fold, early and scarce.

Est. £100-120

CLOSED
Closing..Oct-13, 11:59 PM EST.
810 Gigha. 1802 and 1849 Entire letters from Gigha, the first to Craignish with faint Tarbert backstamp, charged 5d; the second to Inverary franked 1d, backstamped at Tayinloane and Tarbert, the 1847 letter with file folds, otherwise both fine and a very scarce origin. (2).

Est. £180-220

CLOSED
Closing..Oct-13, 11:59 PM EST.
811 Iona. 1857 Cover to Mecklenburg via Belgium franked by 2d blue strip of four cancelled by two "IONA IONA" Scots Local cancels and "23" numerals of Aros, backstamped with a further strike of "IONA IONA" and at Aros, Oban and in Germany, light staining and a little creasing but a remarkable franking and destination from Iona. Also 1d red on piece with the "IONA IONA" Scots Local cancel, 1903-07 picture postcards with Iona c.d.s (8), unused cards (2), and a c.1860 print of Iona village. (13).

Est. £250-300

CLOSED
Closing..Oct-13, 11:59 PM EST.
812 Islay - Uniform 4d Post. 1839 (Dec 16) Entire letter from Bowmore to Inverary, faint Bowmore backstamp, over 1oz weight, posted unpaid so charged 2/8. During the Uniform 4d Post period letters up to 1oz weight were charged the same whether prepaid or unpaid, but letters over 1oz were charged with twice the rate if unpaid; this letter would therefore have only cost 1/4 if prepaid. Very scarce, very few such covers recorded from the 4d Post period.

Est. £120-150

CLOSED
Closing..Oct-13, 11:59 PM EST.
813 Islay. 1804-1929 Entire letters (6), entires (10) and picture postcards (4) including faint 1804 "BOW / MORE" mailbag seal handstamp (one other clearer example recorded from this same correspondence); cover to Ardpatrick franked 1d black (corner fault) with red Maltese Cross cancel and "PORTASKAIG" in red alongside; 1840 entire with similar handstamp in black; undated circles of "PORT CHARLOTTE" (2) or "LANGAVOULIN" (2, in green, one cover endorsed "Per Steamer Islay"); 1859 "BOWMORE VILLAGE" straight line Scots Local backstamp; 1844 Bowmore Maltese Cross, etc. (20).

Est. £400-500

CLOSED
Closing..Oct-13, 11:59 PM EST.
814 Jura. 1831-52 Entire letters (2), entire and covers (3) comprising 1831 letter with boxed "JURA" (AR252b); 1841 cover with 1d tied by Maltese Cross and 1843 stampless letter paid 1d in cash both with magenta "JURA" (AR252d); and 1848-52 covers franked 1d (2) or 2d cancelled "190" with circular "JURA / S.O" datestamps on reverse in blue (2) or black. (6).

Est. £160-200

CLOSED
Closing..Oct-13, 11:59 PM EST.
815 imageLismore / Kerrera. 1838-1913 Entire letters (3), entire and picture postcards (2) comprising 1838 and 1844 letters from Lismore to Inverary posted at Oban or Appin (franked 1d); 1858 entire (side flaps removed) franked 1d with "LISMORE" Scots Local c.d.s, fine and scarce; and Lismore c.d.s on 1906-13 postcards or as a 1904 arrival backstamp. Also 1892 cover posted at Oban with enclosed letter written at Kerrera. (7). Photo on Page 116. (Image1)

Est. £220-260

CLOSED
Closing..Oct-13, 11:59 PM EST.
816 Lismore Lighthouse. 1843 (Apr 20) Entire letter written by James Black from Lismore Lighthouse to the Procurator Fiscal in Inverary, concerning items carried away from the lighthouse which the police have failed to return, a 1d red tied by Maltese Cross and Inverary backstamp; and an 1852 entire to Messrs D&T Stevenson in Edinburgh (the famous lighthouse engineers) with 1d red cancelled at Oban, a fine wax seal depicting a lighthouse and "LISMORE". A scarce pair. (2).

Est. £250-300

CLOSED
Closing..Oct-13, 11:59 PM EST.
817 imageNorth Uist - Maritime Mail. 1836 (July 1) Entire letter from North Uist to "The Right Honourable the Paymaster General of His Majestys Land Forces, London" with a Free datestamp applied in London, backstamped with the superb "UIST to DUNVEGAN" and an Edinburgh c.d.s. An early use of this Uist to Dunvegan handstamp, applied at Lockmaddy on letters carried by Post Office Packet, recorded 1836-42, exceptionally unusual on a free letter. Photo on Page 116. (Image1)

Est. £400-500

CLOSED
Closing..Oct-13, 11:59 PM EST.
818 Orkney / Stroma. 1839-1959 Entire letters (2), covers and cards and a parcel label, including 1839 (Dec 3) and 1840 letters with boxed Kirkwall handstamps sent as ship letters to USA prepaid 2/- (1839) or 8d (1840, Liverpool Ship Letter c.d.s), 1911 Stromness Parcel Post label franked 7d, etc. Also 1911 cover to the Lighthouse Literature Mission in Belfast with Stroma rubber c.d.s (few faults), and 1907 Tresta (Shetland) c.d.s. (13).

Est. £150-180

CLOSED
Closing..Oct-13, 11:59 PM EST.
819 Orkney / Shetland. 1860-1986 Covers, postcards and a few C.O.Ps with postmarks of Orkney (54) or Shetland (22), with duplexs, single ring datestamps on KEVII and KGV picture postcards, etc. (76).

Est. £100-120

CLOSED
Closing..Oct-13, 11:59 PM EST.
820 imagePladda Lighthouse. 1840 (July 18) Entire letter written by Andrew Adamson from Pladda Lighthouse, on "Northern Lights" notepaper, addressed to "Robert Stevenson Esq., Engineer for the Northern Light Houses, Edinburgh", bearing a 1d black, PB plate 2 (3 margins, torn into at top) tied by a red Maltese Cross, backstamped at Saltcoats and Edinburgh. Adamson answers a query on differing inks used by him and his assistant in June's monthly report. Also an 1834 letter written on board the "Regent" Tender at Tobermory (with Tobermory handstamp) concerning supplies for the boat at Pladda, and stating "you will receive Mr Stevensons order for the other things", and a print and postcard of Pladda Lighthouse. A rare 1d black letter from a lighthouse, to the famous lighthouse engineer Robert Stevenson. (2). Photo on Page 116. (Image1)

Est. £400-500

CLOSED
Closing..Oct-13, 11:59 PM EST.
821 Raasay/Skye, etc. 1803-1910 Letters, cards, etc., including 1803 free letter from Nairn to Sconser, Isle of Skye, with interesting letter from M. Macalister about raising a Highland Regiment; 1834 letter from Edward Lees at G.P.O in Edinburgh posted to Francis Freeling, about increasing the sum paid in aid to the mail packet from the Isle of Skye to North & South Uist and Benbecula (faults); 1888 notice of non delivery of a telegram from Portree to a yacht at Tobermory which had sailed, with Portree c.d.s; 1911 Reginald Bray postcard to the Keeper of "Southrona Lighthouse, Shetland Isles" directed to "Try Raasay, Kyle" and signed by the Keeper of Raasay Lighthouse; and 1904-10 postcards (5) with cancels of Harris, etc. (9).

Est. £120-150

CLOSED
Closing..Oct-13, 11:59 PM EST.
822 Shuna. 1843 (Jan 11) Entire letter from Shuna to the Postmaster of Bonaw, posted at Oban on January 17th prepaid 1d in cash, a scarce origin.

Est. £120-150

CLOSED
Closing..Oct-13, 11:59 PM EST.
823 Staffa / Dubh Artach Rocks Lighthouse. 1856 Letter from Portree on notepaper headed with an engraving of "Bending Pillars in Staffa" (not posted), and a postcard of Staffa; 1895 photos taken on a holiday to the Western Isles with views of Staffa (7), also other photos (8) including the Steamer "Columba", Mull, etc; and 1920 (Nov 21) handwritten Last Will and Testament of George Robertson, Assistant keeper at Dhuheartach Lighthouse on headed notepaper within a cover with printed address of the Northern Lighthouse Board of Edinburgh, presumably carried by official lighthouse supply vessel, the only recorded letter from this very remote lighthouse. (18).

Est. £120-140

CLOSED
Closing..Oct-13, 11:59 PM EST.
824 Tyree. 1804-1912 Entire letter, covers and cards with 1804 entire letter from Glasgow to Tobermory "to be forwarded to Tyree"; 1838 entire written from Tyree but posted at Tobermory; 1850 entires prepaid 1d in cash or franked 1d cancelled "325" at Tobermory both with boxed "TYREE / 553-G"; 1856 cover with 1d cancelled at Tobermory and scarce boxed "TYREE" on the front (flap missing, edge faults); 1858 cover with 1d red cancelled "TYREE TYREE" Scots Local; 1903 Scarinish Parcel Post label; and 1906-12 postcards (5) with cancels of Scarinish or Ruaig. (12).

Est. £200-240

CLOSED
Closing..Oct-13, 11:59 PM EST.
825 Ulva / Lunga. 1797-1910 Entire letters (3) and picture postcards (2) comprising 1797 letter posted from Strontien to the Island of Lunga; 1826 letter from Ulva with boxed "AROSS / 529-G"; 1841 letter from Leigh to Ulva House; and postcards with Ulva Ferry c.d.s (2, one written from Gometra Island. (5).

Est. £120-150

CLOSED
Closing..Oct-13, 11:59 PM EST.

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