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Sale 1063 — United States Postal History

Sale Date — Thursday-Friday, 19-20 December, 2013

Category — Western Mails cont: California Private Posts

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
1852
c
Sale Number 1063, Lot Number 1852, Western Mails cont: California Private PostsCalifornia Penny Post Co., San Francisco, 7c Vermilion on 3c Red on Buff Entire (34LU7), California Penny Post Co., San Francisco, 7c Vermilion on 3c Red on Buff Entire (34LU7)California Penny Post Co., San Francisco, 7c Vermilion on 3c Red on Buff Entire (34LU7). Instructions and list of eight offices at left, unusual square grid cancel, addressed to "Adams & Co." at corner of Merchant and Montgomery in San Francisco, some wear incl. creasing, otherwise Very Fine, genuinely used examples of this entire are extremely rare (remainders were used to create forged Wells Fargo express usages), one of the fascinating aspects of this issue is that both the Penny Post oval and 3c U.S. stamp were embossed in the same color by George F. Nesbitt, ex Golden and Geisler, with 1967 and 2009 P.F. certificates

E. 1,000-1,500
850
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