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FILTER: , All Sale Dates thru 2020/01/01, Catalogue = American Express
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Symbol
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Cat./Est. Value
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United States
U.S. Postal History
Subject
Western Expresses
2015-06-24
The Larry Lyons Collection: All Roads Lead to San Francisco
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Sale Number 1103, Lot Number 1580, Western Expresses: American Express thru EurekaAmerican Express. Paid, American Express. PaidAmerican Express. Paid. Printed frank (Thomas AME-004, with periods after "Express" and "Paid") on 3c Red on White Nesbitt entire (U9) to San Francisco, no other express markings (none of the recorded covers have handstamps), couple inconsequential edge tears, Very Fine, a choice example of this scarce and appealing frank depicting a dog guarding a safe, sailing schooner, steam vessel and railroad train, American Express consolidated with Nichols Express in late 1858 or 1859, this distinctive frank was used by both companies, ex Dale-Lichtenstein

E. 750-1,000
600
United States
U.S. Stamps
Back-of-Book
Carriers, Locals and Independent Mails
2013-12-19
United States Postal History
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Sale Number 1063, Lot Number 1219, Locals, Express, Registered, Circulars, Newspapers and Balance Lot(Napanee, Canada, to Rochester N.Y., 1858) "Money Package by the American Express Co. From Hamilton, C.W", (Napanee, Canada, to Rochester N.Y., 1858) "Money Package by the American Express Co. From Hamilton, C.W"(Napanee, Canada, to Rochester N.Y., 1858) "Money Package by the American Express Co. From Hamilton, C.W". Vermilion label on 1858 cover to Rochester N.Y. which carried $22.00, docketed at top, Very Fine

E. 200-300
170
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United States
U.S. Stamps
Back-of-Book
Carriers, Locals and Independent Mails
2013-12-19
United States Postal History
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Sale Number 1063, Lot Number 2078, Union PatrioticsMoney Packet, Forwarded by American Express Co. from Wellington, Ohio, Money Packet, Forwarded by American Express Co. from Wellington, OhioMoney Packet, Forwarded by American Express Co. from Wellington, Ohio. Orange label affixed over red and blue Cannon and Flag with "Camp Brown, Cleveland O." Patriotic cover to Buffalo N.Y., manuscript "sealed by agent in my presence" and signed on back, mostly intact red wax seals, opened for display, slightly reduced at right and some slight wear, still Very Fine, a rare example of an American Express money package label used on a patriotic

E. 500-750
325
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United States
U.S. Stamps
Back-of-Book
Revenues
2011-06-21
United States Stamps & Postal History, Foreign
 
Sale Number 1011, Lot Number 1203, Western Express (Wells Fargo thru Whitney, groups)William Fargo and Henry Wells, William Fargo and Henry WellsWilliam Fargo and Henry Wells. American Express Company stock certificate for three shares, dated March 19, 1863, bearing 5c Certificate perforated (R24c), faulty, cancelled by "AE Co." handstamp, signed by Fargo and Wells and also by Alex Holland, small scotch tape mark at top on back and some edge tears at right, otherwise Very Fine, scarce and desirable certificate signed by both principals

E. 500-750
1,100
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United States
Confederate States and Civil War-Related
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Confederate States and Civil-War Related
2009-12-10
The Barry K. Schwartz Collection of Kentucky Postal History
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Sale Number 981, Lot Number 4118, Kentucky in the Civil WarAm. Letter Exp. Co. Louisville Ky. 367 Green, Am. Letter Exp. Co. Louisville Ky. 367 GreenAm. Letter Exp. Co. Louisville Ky. 367 Green. Bold blue circular handstamp on U.S. 3c Red Star Die entire to Louisville, originated in seceded state, U.S. 1c Blue, Ty. V (24), horizontal pair and single, affixed to reverse and tied by blue grids, single tied by second strike of American Letter Express circular handstamp, expertly repaired at top, appears Extremely Fine, an extremely rare usage, only twelve northbound American Letter Express Co. covers are recorded in Walske-Trepel census (No. N-AX-3)

E. 1,000-1,500
1,600
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United States
U.S. Stamps
Back-of-Book
Carriers, Locals and Independent Mails
2009-12-09
U.S. and C.S.A. Postal History and Foreign Stamps and Covers
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Sale Number 980, Lot Number 3048, Eastern ExpressesAmerican Express, Madison Wis, American Express, Madison WisAmerican Express, Madison Wis. Orange label used with "Thompson & Co's American Express. 11 & 12 Exchange, Albany" green label on yellow cover to Boston, ms. "$40.00 from conductor M & M R.R.", slightly reduced at left, some wear, both labels with flaws, still Fine

E. 300-400
170
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United States
U.S. Postal History
Subject
Western Expresses
2009-12-09
U.S. and C.S.A. Postal History and Foreign Stamps and Covers
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Sale Number 980, Lot Number 3059, Western Express FranksAmerican Express, American ExpressAmerican Express. Printed frank (Haller FA5 var with period after "Express") on 3c Red on Buff Nesbitt entire (U10) to San Francisco (McKay correspondence), "Redwood City" straightline handstamp struck in red, entire lightly soiled and with faults incl. missing backflap and tears, still Fine and rare, American Express adopted this distinctive express frank picturing a dog guarding a safe, sailing schooner, steam vessel and railroad train from their purchase of Nichols & Co.'s Express

E. 400-500
375
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United States
U.S. Stamps
Back-of-Book
Carriers, Locals and Independent Mails
2007-12-19
U.S. and C.S.A. Postal History
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Sale Number 950, Lot Number 2572, Eastern Expresses and Independent Mails (A-E)"merican Express Company" Spelling Error, "merican Express Company" Spelling Error"merican Express Company" Spelling Error. Black on vermilion label "from Columbus, Ohio" on buff cover to Marion O.opened and reduced at ends, wrinkles and small edge tear, otherwise Fine, scarce spelling error

E. 150-200
275
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United States
U.S. Stamps
Back-of-Book
Carriers, Locals and Independent Mails
2007-12-19
U.S. and C.S.A. Postal History
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Sale Number 950, Lot Number 2846, Civil War ExpressesMoney Package forwarded by American Express Co. from Erie, Pa, Money Package forwarded by American Express Co. from Erie, PaMoney Package forwarded by American Express Co. from Erie, Pa. Black on vermilion label used on red and blue Waving Flag Patriotic cover to "Fashion editors" of Godey (publishers) in Philadelphia, "$40" contents notation and ms. "Paid", red wax seals, cleaned and slightly reduced at top, otherwise Very Fine

E. 200-300
1,600
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United States
U.S. Stamps
Back-of-Book
Carriers, Locals and Independent Mails
2007-12-19
U.S. and C.S.A. Postal History
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Sale Number 950, Lot Number 2847, Civil War ExpressesMoney Package by the American Express Co. from Kingston, N.Y, Money Package by the American Express Co. from Kingston, N.YMoney Package by the American Express Co. from Kingston, N.Y. Black on yellow label used in conjunction with "Forwarded by Harnden's Express, 74 Broadway, New York" label on yellow cover to member of 20th Regt. N.Y.S.M. at Annapolis Junction Md., "$20.00" contents notation, red wax seals, Very Fine

E. 200-300
800
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FILTER: , All Sale Dates thru 2020/01/01, Catalogue = American Express

18 Selected Lots , Page 1 of 2


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