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FILTER: All Sale Dates thru 2023/01/01, Catalogue = 143L2, Symbol IN ("USED")
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United States
U.S. Stamps
Back-of-Book
Carriers, Locals and Independent Mails
2020-02-25
The Ambassador J. William Middendorf II Collection
 
Sale 1216, Lot 153, 1860-61 Transcontinental Pony ExpressWells Fargo & Co. Pony Express, $4.00 Green (143L2). Position 6, full to large margins, cancelled by blue San Francisco Running Pony oval datestamp with trace of manuscript, tiny thin spot and small tear at left

EXTREMELY FINE APPEARANCE. FEWER THAN TEN USED EXAMPLES OF THE $4.00 GREEN HORSE & RIDER FIRST ISSUE HAVE BEEN REPORTED. THIS IS QUITE POSSIBLY THE FINEST USED COPY EXTANT.

The $4.00 Green was used briefly during Rate Period 3 to pay the double $2.00 per half-ounce rate. Only one cover is recorded, recently offered in our sale of the George J. Kramer collection (Sale 1207, lot 16, realized $150,000 hammer). We have seen approximately seven genuinely cancelled stamps off cover.

Ex Twigg-Smith and “New Helvetia”. With 2009 P.F. certificate.

6,000
5,250
United States
U.S. Stamps
Back-of-Book
Carriers, Locals and Independent Mails
2020-02-25
The Ambassador J. William Middendorf II Collection
 
Sale 1216, Lot 154, 1860-61 Transcontinental Pony ExpressWells Fargo & Co. Pony Express, $4.00 Green (143L2). Position 19, clear margins to touched at bottom right, rich color, cancelled by rim and “SA” of blue San Francisco Running Pony oval datestamp, small thin spots

FRESH AND FINE APPEARANCE. A RARE USED EXAMPLE OF THE $4.00 GREEN HORSE & RIDER FIRST ISSUE. FEWER THAN TEN EXIST IN USED CONDITION.

The $4.00 Green was used briefly during Rate Period 3 to pay the double $2.00 per half-ounce rate. Only one cover is recorded, recently offered in our sale of the George J. Kramer collection (Sale 1207, lot 16, realized $150,000 hammer). We have seen approximately seven genuinely cancelled stamps off cover.

With 2014 P.S.E. certificate.

6,000
2,700
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United States
U.S. Stamps
Back-of-Book
Carriers, Locals and Independent Mails
2017-03-01
United States Stamps
 
Sale 1150, Lot 1331, Local Posts and Independent Mails: Spaulding`s thru WymanWells, Fargo & Co. Pony Express, $4.00 Green (143L2). Large margins to just in at bottom, rich color, cancelled by well-struck blue Running Pony oval datestamp clearly showing the Running Pony, few creases and tears

FINE APPEARANCE. A RARE USED EXAMPLE OF THE $4.00 GREEN HORSE & RIDER FIRST ISSUE, WITH A CLEAR STRIKE OF THE RUNNING PONY OVAL DATESTAMP. PERHAPS A HALF-DOZEN ARE KNOWN IN USED CONDITION.

The $4.00 Green was used briefly during Rate Period 3 to pay the double $2.00 per half-ounce rate. Only one cover is recorded (FKW Census No. E105), and we have seen perhaps a half dozen genuinely cancelled stamps off cover.

6,000
1,600
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United States
U.S. Stamps
Back-of-Book
Carriers, Locals and Independent Mails
2014-06-26
2014 Rarities of the World
 
Sale 1075, Lot 1204, Carriers and Locals, Western ExpressWells, Fargo & Co. Pony Express, $4.00 Green (143L2). Position 19, clear margins to touched at bottom right, rich color, cancelled by rim and "SA" of blue San Francisco Running Pony oval datestamp, small thin spots

FRESH AND FINE APPEARANCE. A RARE USED EXAMPLE OF THE $4.00 GREEN HORSE & RIDER FIRST ISSUE. PERHAPS A HALF-DOZEN EXIST IN USED CONDITION.

The $4.00 Green was used briefly during Rate Period 3 to pay the double $2.00 per half-ounce rate. Only one cover is recorded (FKW Census No. E105), and we have seen four or five genuinely cancelled stamps off cover.

With 2014 P.S.E. certificate. Scott Retail at $1,250.00 fails to account for the sale of another used copy at $6,000 hammer in 2009 and the resale of the same stamp in 2013 for $13,000 hammer

E. 3,000-4,000
3,750
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United States
U.S. Stamps
Back-of-Book
Carriers, Locals and Independent Mails
2014-06-24
The New Helvetia Collection of Western Expresses
 
Sale 1072, Lot 46, 1860-61 Transcontinental Pony ExpressWells, Fargo & Co. Pony Express, $4.00 Green (143L2). Position 6, full to large margins, cancelled by blue San Francisco Running Pony oval datestamp with trace of manuscript, tiny thin spot and small tear at left

EXTREMELY FINE APPEARANCE. FEWER THAN SIX USED EXAMPLES OF THE $4.00 GREEN HORSE & RIDER FIRST ISSUE HAVE BEEN REPORTED. THIS IS QUITE POSSIBLY THE FINEST USED COPY EXTANT.

The $4.00 Green was used briefly during Rate Period 3 to pay the double $2.00 per half-ounce rate. Only one cover is recorded (FKW Census No. E105), and we have seen four genuinely cancelled stamps off cover.

Ex Twigg-Smith. With 2009 P.F. certificate.

E. 5,000-7,500
6,750
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United States
U.S. Stamps
Back-of-Book
Carriers, Locals and Independent Mails
2014-05-20
United States Postal History and Confederate States
 
Sale 1071, Lot 4385, Carriers and Locals, Cont., Sanitary Fair, Christmas SealsWells, Fargo & Co. Pony Express, $4.00 Green (143L2). Position 16, close margins to slightly in, rich color, neat strike of blue San Francisco Running Pony oval datestamp at right, thinned at top right, small repair at bottom left

FINE APPEARANCE. A RARE USED EXAMPLE OF THE $4.00 GREEN HORSE & RIDER FIRST ISSUE. PERHAPS A HALF-DOZEN EXIST IN USED CONDITION.

The $4.00 Green was used briefly during Rate Period 3 to pay the double $2.00 per half-ounce rate. Only one cover is recorded (FKW Census No. E105), and we have seen four or five genuinely cancelled stamps off cover.

With 2013 P.F. certificate. Scott Retail at $1,250.00 fails to account for the sale of another used copy at $6,000 hammer in 2009 and the resale of the same stamp in 2013 for $13,000 hammer

E. 2,000-3,000
3,250
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United States
U.S. Stamps
Back-of-Book
Carriers, Locals and Independent Mails
2013-12-19
United States Postal History
 
Sale 1063, Lot 1836, Western Mails cont: Transcontinental and Virginia City Pony ExpressWells, Fargo & Co. Pony Express, $4.00 Green (143L2). Position 6, full to large margins, cancelled by blue San Francisco Running Pony oval datestamp with trace of manuscript, tiny thin spot and small tear at left

EXTREMELY FINE APPEARANCE. FEWER THAN SIX USED EXAMPLES OF THE $4.00 GREEN HORSE & RIDER FIRST ISSUE HAVE BEEN REPORTED. THIS IS QUITE POSSIBLY THE FINEST USED COPY EXTANT.

The $4.00 Green was used briefly during Rate Period 3 to pay the double $2.00 per half-ounce rate. Only one cover is recorded (FKW Census No. E105), and we have seen four genuinely cancelled stamps off cover.

Ex Twigg-Smith. With 2009 P.F. certificate.

E. 4,000-5,000
13,000
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United States
U.S. Stamps
Back-of-Book
Carriers, Locals and Independent Mails
2009-12-05
The Pony Express Collection formed by Thurston Twigg-Smith
 
Sale 979, Lot 13, Phase II (4/1/1861-6/30/1861)Wells, Fargo & Co. Pony Express, $4.00 Green (143L2). Position 6, full to large margins, cancelled by blue San Francisco Running Pony oval datestamp with trace of manuscript, tiny thin spot and small tear at left

EXTREMELY FINE APPEARANCE. FEWER THAN SIX USED EXAMPLES OF THE $4.00 GREEN HORSE & RIDER FIRST ISSUE HAVE BEEN REPORTED. THIS IS QUITE POSSIBLY THE FINEST USED COPY EXTANT.

The $4.00 Green was used briefly during Rate Period 3 to pay the double $2.00 per half-ounce rate. Only one cover is recorded (FKW Census No. E105), and we have seen four genuinely cancelled stamps off cover.

E. 4,000-5,000
6,000
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United States
U.S. Stamps
Back-of-Book
Carriers, Locals and Independent Mails
2005-06-04
2005 Rarities of the World, Part 2
 
Sale 896, Lot 617, The Pony ExpressWells, Fargo & Co. Pony Express, $4.00 Green (143L2). Position 14, full even margins, cancelled by San Francisco "Running Pony" oval datestamp ("Pony" on stamp), filled thin at lower right, Very Fine appearance, use examples of the $4.00 Green (First Issue) are extremely rare, only one cover is known

1,250
1,600
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United States
U.S. Stamps
Back-of-Book
Carriers, Locals and Independent Mails
2001-03-06
U.S. & C.S.A. Postal History
 
Sale 834, Lot 749, Wells, Fargo & Co. and Pony ExpressWells, Fargo & Co. Pony Express, $4.00 Green (143L2). Full margins, cancelled by blue San Francisco Running Pony oval datestamp with trace of ms., tiny thin spot and minute tear, otherwise Very Fine, used examples of the $4.00 are extremely rare

800
950
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