Sale 1100 — United States Stamps and Covers

Sale Date — Monday, 22 June, 2015

Category — Transcontinental and Virginia City Pony Express

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
198
c
Sale 1100, Lot 198, Transcontinental and Virginia City Pony ExpressWells, Fargo & Co. Virginia City Pony Express, 25c Red (143L9). Large margins to just touching frameline at left and bottom, tied by blue "Wells, Fargo & Co., Virginia City N.T., May 25" oval datestamp with an additional strike at right on 3c Pink on Buff entire (U35) with Wells, Fargo & Co. printed frank to San Francisco, cover with some opening faults incl. small piece reattached at right

FINE. A BEAUTIFUL 25-CENT RED VIRGINIA CITY PONY EXPRESS COVER.

Most of the 25-cent Red covers originate from the famous Crittenden correspondence. This cover, on the other hand, originates from the Shattuck correspondence.

With 2008 P.F. certificate.

E. 3,000-4,000
3,250