Sale 913 — 2006 Rarities of the World
Sale Date — Saturday, 13 May, 2006
Category — The
The "Steeltown" Collection of All-Over Advertisements and Fancy Corner Cards on Franked Western Express Covers. The complete collection of 274 covers contained in two volumes, the product of years of dedicated pursuit, a wide variety of different West Coast firms are represented including merchants and dealers in provisions, wines and liquors, pharmaceuticals, tobacco, watches, antiquarian books, clothing, metal and hardware, etc., most of the franks are Wells, Fargo and Company, but also includes a few others such as Bamber, Freeman and Pacific Union, many colorful and illustrated designs, condition is generally excellent
A TREMENDOUS OPPORTUNITY TO ACQUIRE THE LARGEST AND MOST COMPREHENSIVE COLLECTION EVER FORMED OF THESE CLASSIC WESTERN ADVERTISING COVERS.
A small sample of highlights from this collection is shown in the photoplates.