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Sale 875 — United States and Confederate States Postal History

Sale Date — Tuesday, 27 April, 2004

Category — Independent Mails and Western Expresses

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
1125
c
Harnden's Express Covers. Eight, range of markings incl. four different Harnden's handstamps, incl. small red oval Harnden's handstamp on 1842 folded letter from New Orleans to New York and forwarded to London, three from Wall St. office to London, one from Philadelphia to London, one from N.Y. to Paris, mostly Very Fine

E. 500-750
325
1126
c
Easter Express Usages. Twelve, various rates and usages incl. Mobile to N.Y., Mobile to Petersburg Va., New Orleans to Boston, Boston to Waynesville Ga., New Orleans to N.H., Columbus Ga. to Boston, mostly Very Fine

E. 500-750
325
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1127
c
Independent Mails and Express Company Usages. Eighteen covers, incl. American Express Co. Utica, Baldwin's European Express of New Orleans, American Letter Mail Co. No. 5L1 on cover (defective), Kinsley & Co's Express, American Express, few others, some faults, some Fine

E. 750-1,000
525
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1128
c
Sale Number 875, Lot Number 1128, Independent Mails and Western ExpressesFreeman & Co.s. Express, Freeman & Co.s. ExpressFreeman & Co.s. Express. Two covers, first with blue "Freeman & Cos. Express" oval handstamp to Sacramento City Cal., pencil "8" at top right, second buff cover with red embossed "Freeman & Co's California Express", both with faults, still Fine

E. 100-150
130
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1129
c
Sale Number 875, Lot Number 1129, Independent Mails and Western ExpressesJones & Edgar's Canyon City Express. Paid, Jones & Edgar's Canyon City Express. PaidJones & Edgar's Canyon City Express. Paid. Imprint on 3c Pink entire to Yuka Cal., cancelled by blue oval "Wells, Fargo & Co. Dalles O. Jan. 31" handstamp, fresh and Very Fine, scarce usage with a rare imprint

E. 1,000-1,500
1,600
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1130
c
Sale Number 875, Lot Number 1130, Independent Mails and Western ExpressesPacific Express Co. San Francisco May 28, Pacific Express Co. San Francisco May 28Pacific Express Co. San Francisco May 28. Blue double-circle datestamp ties 3c Dull Red (11), defective, on illustrated cover to Sacramento, some edgewear, top flap removed (accompanies), otherwise Fine

E. 200-300
80
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1131
c
Sale Number 875, Lot Number 1131, Independent Mails and Western ExpressesPacific Express Co. Paid Rough & Ready, Pacific Express Co. Paid Rough & ReadyPacific Express Co. Paid Rough & Ready. Red oval handstamp on 3c Nesbitt entire to San Francisco, red Nesbitt imprint on back, some wear, opened at sides, Fine

E. 200-300
180
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1132
c
Western Express Company Covers. Three, incl. Pacific Union Express from San Jose to Oakland with Bamber & Co. datestamp, Wells, Fargo printed frank with blue "Shasta" straightline handstamp, last is 3c Star Die entire cancelled by "Wells, Fargo & Co. Express, Pacheco" blue oval handstamp to San Francisco, some faults incl. last restored, appear Fine

E. 300-400
150
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