Sale 817 — The David Golden Collection of U.S. Carriers and Locals

Sale Date — Monday, 15 November, 1999

Category — California Penny Post Co. (San Francisco CA) (Part II)

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
873
c
Sale 817, Lot 873, California Penny Post Co. (San Francisco CA) (Part II)California Penny Post Co., San Francisco, 5c Black on 3c Red on Buff Entire (34LU3a). "Benicia Cal. Aug. 23" circular datestamp, to San Francisco street address, note at bottom left "Recd from Post Office Aug. 30th" in proprietor Goodwin's hand, horizontal folds in bottom of entire, otherwise Very Fine, scarce

E. 750-1,000
1,150
874
c
Sale 817, Lot 874, California Penny Post Co. (San Francisco CA) (Part II)California Penny Post Co., San Francisco, 7c Vermilion on 3c Red on Buff Entire (34LU7). "Benicia Cal. Nov. 7" circular datestamp, to San Francisco street address, Extremely Fine, one of the rarest of the California Penny Post entires in used condition, ex Chapman, Eno

E. 1,000-1,500
1,600
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875
c
Sale 817, Lot 875, California Penny Post Co. (San Francisco CA) (Part II)California Penny Post Co., San Francisco, 7c Vermilion on 3c Red on Buff Entire (34LU7). Addressed to J. Meyers at 34 Montgomery St. in San Francisco, no origin datestamp, three strikes of "San Francisco Cal." circular datestamp, two dated Sep. 6, third dated Sep. 8, at lower left is a contemporary ms. note in proprietor Goodwin's hand, explaining "Probably put in the box of the wrong Meyer. Then returned to the P.O. the second day thereafter", three folds in entire, otherwise Fine, notations were made on covers during the Penny Post's litigation against the Post Office Department -- examples of P.O.D. interference with the Penny Post were noted and presented as evidence

E. 750-1,000
1,000
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876
c
Sale 817, Lot 876, California Penny Post Co. (San Francisco CA) (Part II)California Penny Post Co., San Francisco, 7c Vermilion on 3c Red on Buff Entire (34LU7). Ms. "Strawberry Valley Cal. Jan. 17th" postmark and cancel, to San Francisco street address, slightly reduced at top, fresh and Very Fine, ex Barkhausen

E. 750-1,000
600
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877
c
Sale 817, Lot 877, California Penny Post Co. (San Francisco CA) (Part II)California Penny Post Co., San Francisco, 7c Vermilion on 3c Red on Buff Entire (34LU7). Unused, fresh and Extremely Fine, scarcer than Scott value would indicate

120
210
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878
c
Sale 817, Lot 878, California Penny Post Co. (San Francisco CA) (Part II)California Penny Post Co., San Francisco, 5c Black on Buff Entire (34LU9). Mailed from Massachusetts with ms. "Lunenburg Ms. Octo. 22, 1855" postmark and ms. "Paid 10" transcontinental rate on entire to Morgan's Ranch Cal. in care of the San Francisco Penny Post, few small pinholes and wrinkles, still Very Fine, an extremely rare -- possibly unique -- use of the California Penny Post printed entire from the East Coast, illustrated in Nathan book and Coburn's Letters of Gold, ex Jessup, Pearce, Haas and "Edwards"

E. 1,500-2,000
1,250
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879
c
Sale 817, Lot 879, California Penny Post Co. (San Francisco CA) (Part II)California Penny Post Co., San Francisco, 7c Black on 3c Red on White Entire (34LU10a). "Sacramento City Cal. 4 Apr." circular datestamp, to San Francisco street address, fresh and Extremely Fine, very scarce, ex Dale-Lichtenstein

E. 1,000-1,500
1,700
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880
c
Sale 817, Lot 880, California Penny Post Co. (San Francisco CA) (Part II)California Penny Post Co., San Francisco, 7c Blue on 3c Red on Buff Entire (34LU11a var). This frank is listed by Scott only in Black, two strikes of red "Wells, Fargo & Co. Express Sacramento" oval handstamps, to San Francisco street address, slight wear and soiling, still Very Fine, an extremely rare entire (generally known in Black, not Blue) and additionally a rare conjunctive use between Wells Fargo and the Penny Post, ex Knapp and Barkhausen

E. 1,500-2,000
1,500
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881
c
Sale 817, Lot 881, California Penny Post Co. (San Francisco CA) (Part II)California Penny Post Co., San Francisco, 7c Blue on 3c Red on Buff Entire (34LU11a var). As last, this frank is listed by Scott only in Black, "Benicia Cal. May 12" circular datestamp, to San Francisco street address, Extremely Fine, this printed frank in blue is extremely rare, a nearly identical example dated May 13 realized $2,200 hammer in our Sale 773, ex Dale-Lichtenstein

E. 1,500-2,000
1,500
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