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Sale 1103 — The Larry Lyons Collection: All Roads Lead to San Francisco

Sale Date — Wednesday, 24 June, 2015

Category — California Penny Post

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
1518
c
Sale Number 1103, Lot Number 1518, California Penny PostCalifornia Penny Post Co., San Francisco, 5c Black on Buff entire (34LU9; Frajola Type 3A), California Penny Post Co., San Francisco, 5c Black on Buff entire (34LU9; Frajola Type 3A)California Penny Post Co., San Francisco, 5c Black on Buff entire (34LU9; Frajola Type 3A). Mailed from Massachusetts with manuscript "Lunenburg Ms. Octo. 22, 1855" postmark and "Paid 10" transcontinental rate on entire to Morgan's Ranch Cal. in care of the San Francisco Penny Post, few small pinholes and wrinkles

VERY FINE. THIS IS THE ONLY EXAMPLE OF A CALIFORNIA PENNY POST COMPANY ENTIRE USED FROM THE EAST COAST RECORDED IN THE FRAJOLA CENSUS.

Illustrated in Nathan book and Coburn's Letters of Gold. Ex Jessup, Pearce, Haas, Edwards and Golden

E. 2,000-3,000
3,500
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