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Sale 692 — 1988 Rarities of the World

Sale Date — Saturday, 23 April, 1988

Category — Western Covers

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
91
c
Sale Number 692, Lot Number 91, Western Covers, Illustrated "Mining Scene" Cover (Prospector Panning for Gold, Sluice Box, etc.) to New Hampshire, partial Blue "Via Nicaragua/In Advance Of The Mails/Sullivan" Oval, franked with average Vertical Pair 3c Red (11) tied by Bold "New-York," trifle reduced at right, slight soiling, still Very Handsome, A Very Rare and Desirable Western Cover

E. 2,000-5,000
1,200
92
c
Sale Number 692, Lot Number 92, Western CoversThe Central Overland California & Cos, The Central Overland California & CosThe Central Overland California & Cos. Express Denver City and Blue "Saint Jospeh Mo." 1860 pmk. ties 3c Red (26) on Cover to Ct., neatly opened two sides, minor aging, Fine, Rare, with P.F. Certificate

E. 750-1,000
850
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93
c
Sale Number 692, Lot Number 93, Western Covers, Ford & Coso Express Around Circle of Negative Dots With Eight Point Star in Center, Clear Strike in Green on somewhat aged and worn Apr. 1851 Folded "Miner's Letter" headed "California Middle Fork of the American river," interesting and dramatic contents, Bold Red" Sacramento City Cal." Balloon Type pmk. and matching "40" rate, Extremely Rare Express Company Cover

E. 750-1,000
475
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94
c
Sale Number 692, Lot Number 94, Western CoversFrom Noisy Carrier's Mail 77 Long Wharf S.F. Cal, From Noisy Carrier's Mail 77 Long Wharf S.F. CalFrom Noisy Carrier's Mail 77 Long Wharf S.F. Cal., Four Lines in Fancy Dark Blue Octagon on Cover to Mass. franked with 10c Green Ty. III (15), light creases, tied by San Francisco Cal. pmk., Very Fine Appearance, Very Scarce

E. 1,000-2,000
800
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95
c
Sale Number 692, Lot Number 95, Western Covers, Overland Mail, Via Los Angeles, Imprint Above Illustrated "Choo Choo" Corner Card on Fresh 1859 Yellow Cover to Ohio, 10c Green, Ty. II (32) tied by "San Francisco Cal" pmk., without flap, Exceptionally Fine, Rare

E. 2,000-5,000
950
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96
 
Sale Number 692, Lot Number 96, Western Covers, Pony Express • San Francisco • Sep 8, Dark Blue Running Pony Oval ties 10c Green, Ty. IV (35) on piece of cover, Bold "The Central Overland California & Pikes Peak Express Company St. Joseph Mo." Oval, stamp also tied by St. Joseph Town pmk., Beautiful Rare Piece

E. 500-750
2,800
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97
 
Sale Number 692, Lot Number 97, Western CoversPony Express, St, Pony Express, StPony Express, St. Joseph May 2, Three Bold Strikes of Running Pony Oval on 21/2 x 61/2" slip of paper, pencil "$5.00 For Ea. letter sent to Sanfrancisco on this Ex ERH" on reverse are four strikes of "The Central Overland California & Pikes Peak Express Company St. Joseph Mo." Ovals and pencil "Stamp on tickets to Pikes Peak.-price $100.00 'Denver City' warranted to go through in 7 days ERH", Fine and Most Unusual, A Wonderful Western Express Item, Not Seen Offered for sale in over 25 years

E. 1,000-2,000
2,700
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98
c
Sale Number 692, Lot Number 98, Western CoversCamp Floyd V.T, Camp Floyd V.TCamp Floyd V.T. Paid 3, February 11, Unusually Clear Strike in Large Circle ties 3c Red (26) straddle copy with short corner perf. on fresh cover to Mass., Illustrated in Brookman, Very Rare, Particularly With Such An Exceptionally Clear Strike

E. 1,000-2,000
575
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