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Sale 925 — The Edgar Kuphal Collection of U.S. Carriers and Locals

Sale Date — Wednesday, 15 November, 2006

Category — California City Letter Express Co, California Penny Post Co.

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
1452
c
Sale Number 925, Lot Number 1452, California City Letter Express Co, California Penny Post Co.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)California Penny Post Co., San Francisco, 7c Vermilion on 3c Red on Buff Entire (34LU7). Instructions and list of offices eight at left, blue "Monterey Cal. Oct. 18" circular datestamp, San Francisco street address, interesting receipt docketing "Recd from H L Goodwin at 12 O'Clock N on the 20th Oct", numerous tiny pinholes, small scuff does not affect markings, slightly reduced at top and lightly folded, still Very Fine appearance, genuinely used examples of this entire are extremely rare (16 genuine used entires reported in Lyons census in July 2005 Penny Post; 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 Knapp, Meroni, Boker and Hawley

1,750
2,100
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