Sale 409 — 1972 Rarities of the World

Sale Date — Thursday, 23 March, 1972

Category — Western Covers

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
215
c
Sale 409, Lot 215, Western CoversOverland, San Francisco, via Los Angeles, U.S. Mail, Imprinted on 4-Horse Stagecoach Cover to New York; Postage paid by a 1c Blue, Ty. V (24) and Strip of Three 3c Red, Ty. I (25) all tied by "San Francisco, Cal., Jun. 24, 1859". Very Fine, A wonderful example of one of the scarcest types of stagecoach covers known, A magnificent showpiece!

E. 750-1,000
1,200
216
c
Sale 409, Lot 216, Western CoversWells, Fargo & Co. Pony Express, $1.0.0. Red (143L3). Margins all around, Tied by Blue "Running Pony" of San Francisco on 10c Star Die Entire (U32) Red Wells, Fargo Frank to New York. Small mended tear in cover. A Very Fine example of this romantic, historic service, Ex-Caspary

2,250
2,700
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217
c
Sale 409, Lot 217, Western CoversWells, Fargo & Co. Pony Express, 25c Blue (143L8). Large margins all around, Tied by Blue oval "Virginia City, N.T. (partly clear) on 3c Pink on Buff Entire (U35) to San Francisco, Very Fine, An exceptionally choice Pony cover

1,600
1,900
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218
c
Sale 409, Lot 218, Western CoversWells, Fargo & Co., Pony Express 25c Blue (143L8). Three large margins, incl. right sheet margin; slightly in at top. Tied by Blue W.F. oval "Aurora", on 3c Pink on Buff Entire (U35) to San Francisco, with W.F. Frank. A choice & handsome cover with one of the scarest Nevada Pony uses

1,600
1,650
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