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

Sale Date — Monday, 15 November, 1999

Category — Wells, Fargo & Co. (Western Express)

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
1573
 
Wells, Fargo & Co., Stamp Study Collection (143L1-143L45, 143L7-143L8). 51 total, mounted on pages, includes the folllowing (unused/used count in parentheses): 143L1 (3*/2), 143L2 (3 unused), 143L3 (5*/4 plus two unused blocks), 143L4 (9 unused), 143L5 (6 unused), 143L7 (5*/2) and 143L8 (3*/1), mixed condition, some are presentable but faulty, most unused stamps are Fine-Very Fine

9,875
2,700
1574
ngbl
Sale Number 817, Lot Number 1574, Wells, Fargo & Co. (Western Express)Wells, 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). Complete sheet of 40 in two panes, creases, tears and damaged at bottom, nonetheless an important large multiple of the $1.00 Pony Express stamp

4,000
1,300
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1575
ngbl
Sale Number 817, Lot Number 1575, Wells, Fargo & Co. (Western Express)Wells, Fargo & Co. Pony Express, $2.00 Green (143L4), Wells, Fargo & Co. Pony Express, $2.00 Green (143L4)Wells, Fargo & Co. Pony Express, $2.00 Green (143L4). Block of four, unused (no gum), ample to large margins including bottom left sheet margin, tiny tear and slight creasing in bottom margin, the block is still Very Fine, ex Chapin, with 1973 P.F. certificate

1,100
1,000
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1576
Pbl
Sale Number 817, Lot Number 1576, Wells, Fargo & Co. (Western Express)Wells, Fargo & Co. Pony Express, $1.00 Blue, Garter, Plate Proof on Card (143L6), Wells, Fargo & Co. Pony Express, $1.00 Blue, Garter, Plate Proof on Card (143L6)Wells, Fargo & Co. Pony Express, $1.00 Blue, Garter, Plate Proof on Card (143L6). Block of four with part of manuscript "Sample" applied to original proof sheet, Very Fine, a photocopy of the three recorded blocks accompanies, with 1983 P.F. certificate

E. 1,000-1,500
2,100
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1577
og
Sale Number 817, Lot Number 1577, Wells, Fargo & Co. (Western Express)Wells, Fargo & Co. Pony Express, $1.00 Blue, Garter (143L6), Wells, Fargo & Co. Pony Express, $1.00 Blue, Garter (143L6)Wells, Fargo & Co. Pony Express, $1.00 Blue, Garter (143L6). Part original gum, some adherance and faint toning, Very Fine, scarce

550
350
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1578
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Sale Number 817, Lot Number 1578, Wells, Fargo & Co. (Western Express)Wells, Fargo & Co. Pony Express, 10c Brown, 25c Red (143L7, 143L9), Wells, Fargo & Co. Pony Express, 10c Brown, 25c Red (143L7, 143L9)Wells, Fargo & Co. Pony Express, 10c Brown, 25c Red (143L7, 143L9). 10c block of eight, 25c block of four, unused (no gum), ample to large margins, Very Fine-Extremely Fine

1,400
1,500
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1579
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Sale Number 817, Lot Number 1579, Wells, Fargo & Co. (Western Express)Wells, Fargo & Co. Pony Express, 25c Red (143L9), Wells, Fargo & Co. Pony Express, 25c Red (143L9)Wells, Fargo & Co. Pony Express, 25c Red (143L9). Block of 20 in two panes, unused (no gum), rich color, several creases in margins and thru several stamps, some ending in small tears in margins, otherwise Very Fine

1,000
625
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1580
P
Sale Number 817, Lot Number 1580, Wells, Fargo & Co. (Western Express)Wells, Fargo & Co., Die Proof for 1897 Reprint, Wells, Fargo & Co., Die Proof for 1897 ReprintWells, Fargo & Co., Die Proof for 1897 Reprint. Black impression of 10c without vignette and $1.00 with vignette, additional numerals at sides, back of card shows part of Britton & Rey letterhead, Very Fine and rare proof, described by W. S. Boggs as "The last state of the original die retouched for the reprints showing the denomination figures separately. This shows that the $1.00 and the 10c were the last made."

E. 1,000-1,500
1,500
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1581
P
Sale Number 817, Lot Number 1581, Wells, Fargo & Co. (Western Express)Wells, Fargo & Co., 10c-$4.00 Pony Express Reprint, Black Plate Proof on Wove, Wells, Fargo & Co., 10c-$4.00 Pony Express Reprint, Black Plate Proof on WoveWells, Fargo & Co., 10c-$4.00 Pony Express Reprint, Black Plate Proof on Wove. Complete sheet with defaced $4.00 column at left, creases not affecting appearance, rare

E. 400-500
1,000
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