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Sale 428 — 1973 Rarities of the World

Sale Date — Thursday, 22 March, 1973

Category — Western Covers

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
206
c
Sale Number 428, Lot Number 206, Western Covers, Per Overland Mail Via Los Angeles, Imprinted on Four-Horse Stage Coach cover, Rare type; 10c Green, Ty. V (35) Tiny inclusion, tied by "San Francisco, Cat, Feb 1, 1861", neat cover to Ohio, Very Fine & Handsome

E. 500-750
650
207
c
Sale Number 428, Lot Number 207, Western CoversJones & Russell's Pikes Peak Express Co., Denver City, Jun, Jones & Russell's Pikes Peak Express Co., Denver City, JunJones & Russell's Pikes Peak Express Co., Denver City, Jun. 7, 1860 Remarkably clear strike on neat cover to Indiana. 3c Red (26) Perfs. touch, tied by "Saint Joseph, Mo., Jun. 14, 1860" a seven day Express run; Interesting letter enclosed, headed "Tarryall Gold Mines" said to be used on Jones & Russell's last run. Very Fine, actually one of the finest of the few known

E. 750-1,000
1,200
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208
c
Sale Number 428, Lot Number 208, Western CoversLeav'h City & Pikes Peak Express Co., Apr, Leav'h City & Pikes Peak Express Co., AprLeav'h City & Pikes Peak Express Co., Apr. 26, Bold clear circle on cover to Virginia; 3c Red, Ty. I (25) Perfs. in, tied by "Leavenworth City, K. T., Apr. 27, 1859" probably picked up en route, Fine, Very Scarce

E. 500-750
900
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209
c
Sale Number 428, Lot Number 209, Western CoversWells, Fargo & Co., $1.00 Red, Pony Express (143L3), Wells, Fargo & Co., $1.00 Red, Pony Express (143L3)Wells, Fargo & Co., $1.00 Red, Pony Express (143L3). Large Margins except just in at right, Tied by "Paid" in oval & the "Running Pony" oval of San Francisco on 10c Green on Buff, Entire (U16) with Red printed W. F. frank, "Atchison, Kan." pmk. to Mass., couple negligible cover tears, Fine, Handsome & Rare, unlisted on #U16, Ex-Matthies

1,750
1,700
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210
c
Sale Number 428, Lot Number 210, Western CoversWells, Fargo & Co., Pony Express, $1.00 Red (143L3), Wells, Fargo & Co., Pony Express, $1.00 Red (143L3)Wells, Fargo & Co., Pony Express, $1.00 Red (143L3). Two large margins, trifle in T. & L., tied by Blue "Running Pony" oval of San Francisco on 10c Green Entire CU15)Red Wells, Fargo frank to New York, Neat "St. Joseph, Mo." pmk., Very fresh & handsome cover

E. 1,000-2,000
2,600
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211
c
Wells, Fargo & Co. Pony Express, $2.00 Green (143L4). Three large margins, clear at bottom, tied by Blue "Running Pony" oval of San Francisco, on double weight cover to Salem, Mass., Used on 10c Green on Buff Entire (U41) Red Printed Frank & extra 10c postage paid by 10c Deep Green (68) Shade of First Design, tied by "Atchison, Kan." double circle, repeated on the envelope. A sensational rarity, one of only three $2.00 Green Pony covers on record, tiny closed tear at bottom of cover, Ex- Barkhausen

7,500
16,000
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212
c
Wells, Fargo & Co. Pony Express, $1.00 Blue, "Garter" (143L6). Used with 10c Green, Ty. V (35) on Special Pony Express 10c Green Entire (U40) with Red Pony Express frank, The "Garter" stamp tied by "St. Joseph, Mo." Pony Express cancel, the others tied by "New York, N. Y." duplex, to San Francisco. Cover torn in opening & considerably restored and has been re-backed, yet a respectable example of this rarity of which only two are known undamaged, one of which realized $16,000.00 in one of our recent Rarity Sales

17,500
5,000
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