Sale 908 — Western Expresses, Carriers, Locals & Independent Mails

Sale Date — Friday, 17 March, 2006

Category — Mining Designs

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
4049
c
Sale 908, Lot 4049, Mining Designs3c Dull Red (11). Large margins to in, tied by well-struck "Sonora Cal. Jun. 9, 1857" circular datestamp on illustrated "Long Tom" mining scene cover to Valliceto Cal., some slight wear, Fine example of this scarce "Long Tom" design

E. 1,500-2,000
1,600
4050
c
Sale 908, Lot 4050, Mining DesignsMining Scene. Illustrated cover to Detroit Mich., clear strike of "New-York 5 Cts. Jul. 12" integral-rate datestamp, expertly cleaned and with some wear, appears Fine, scarce

E. 300-400
575
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4051
c
Sale 908, Lot 4051, Mining DesignsMining Scene. Illustrated brown cover to Greenville Conn., "Weaverville Cal. Dec. 26" oval handstamp with date in magenta ms., matching "10" handstamp, some edge faults and toned spots, still Fine

E. 500-750
750
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4052
c
Sale 908, Lot 4052, Mining DesignsProspecters. Humorous illustration of a miner hiding from a grizzly bear on brown cover to Franklinton La., "Shasta Cal. Apr. 11" circular datestamp and "10" handstamp, slightly reduced at right, repaired edge tears, otherwise Fine, great Western Americana

E. 200-300
650
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4053
c
Sale 908, Lot 4053, Mining DesignsNoisy Carrier's. Illustrated corner card cover to North Plains Mich., light strike of red "San Francisco Cal. Paid 10 Sep. 20, 1855" circular datestamp, cover tear at right and some overall wear, Fine

E. 300-400
850
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