Sale 1232 — United States Stamps and Postal History

Sale Date — Tuesday-Wednesday, 30-31 March, 2021

Category — Local Posts and Independent Mails: Floyd's thru Moody's

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
1783
 
Sale 1232, Lot 1783, Local Posts and Independent Mails: Floyd's thru Moody'sHumboldt Express (Langton's), Nevada, 25c Brown (86L1). Horizontal pair, fine impression, large margins to clear of outer frameline at bottom, pen cancels and trace of blue "Langton's Pioneer Express" oval at top, negligible corner creases, still Very Fine, one of two recorded used multiples of this distinctive Western Express stamp -- far rarer than the more familiar Pony Express issues, ex Golden

2,750
1,200