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Sale 1101 — United States Carriers and Locals, Featuring the Gordon Stimmell Collection

Sale Date — Tuesday, 23 June, 2015

Category — Local Posts: Wells, Fargo Pony Express thru Westtown School

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
814
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Sale Number 1101, Lot Number 814, Local Posts: Wells, Fargo Pony Express thru Westtown SchoolWells, Fargo & Co. Pony Express, $1.00, $4.00 Horse & Rider Issues (143L1-143L2, 143L5), Wells, Fargo & Co. Pony Express, $1.00, $4.00 Horse & Rider Issues (143L1-143L2, 143L5)Wells, Fargo & Co. Pony Express, $1.00, $4.00 Horse & Rider Issues (143L1-143L2, 143L5). Unused (no gum), each with four margins large to clear, bright colors, Fine-Very Fine, the July 1, 1861 Issue stamps (143L3-143L5) were issued under the terms of a government mail contract; therefore, they have semi-official status, each with either 1981 or 1982 P.F. certificate

705
400
815
og
Sale Number 1101, Lot Number 815, Local Posts: Wells, Fargo Pony Express thru Westtown SchoolWells, 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). Original gum, small h.r., full to large margins, deep rich color, Very Fine and choice, with 1982 P.F. certificate

275
300
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816°
 
Sale Number 1101, Lot Number 816, Local Posts: Wells, Fargo Pony Express thru Westtown SchoolWells, 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). Position 12, three large margins including part of adjoining stamp at bottom, full at top, rich color, blue San Francisco Running Pony oval datestamp

VERY FINE AND CHOICE. FEWER THAN TEN USED EXAMPLES OF THE $2.00 HORSE & RIDER SECOND ISSUE ARE REPORTED.

The $2.00 Green Second Issue is extremely scarce in used condition. Only two covers are recorded, and we have seen approximately eight genuinely cancelled stamps off cover.

Ex Twigg-Smith and "New Helvetia". With 1996 P.F. certificate.

E. 6,000-8,000
11,000
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817
c
Westtown School, Westtown Pa. Collection of nearly 50 covers, all but a few bearing the small Westtown adhesive (145L1-145L2), mix of front and back locations, range of U.S. stamps from 1851 thru Bank Notes (none are tied with the U.S. stamp), one on the back of a Union Patriotic, a few Westtwon stampless as well, mixed condition with flaws to be expected, many are Fine, several certificates accompany

E. 1,000-1,500
1,400
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