Sale 1106 — 2015 Rarities of the World

Sale Date — Thursday, 25 June, 2015

Category — Western Mails, continued

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
3071
c
Sale 1106, Lot 3071, Western Mails, continuedCram Rogers & Cos. Express Weaverville. Remarkably clear strike of blue oval handstamp (Thomas CRA-102c), light strike of red "Adams & Co.s Express" oval handstamp at lower left, on cover to San Francisco, with blue cameo illustration of City Hall in San Francisco with small figures in the street, vertical file fold at left, some slight wear

VERY FINE. A BEAUTIFUL USE OF THE CRAM ROGERS & COS. EXPRESS AND ADAMS EXPRESS CO. MARKINGS ON AN INTRICATE CAMEO COVER DESPICTING SAN FRANCISCO'S CITY HALL. A WONDERFUL WESTERN EXPRESS ARTIFACT.

Cram Rogers was one of the expresses linked to Adams & Co., operating from 1851 until the demise of Adams in 1855.

Ex Lichtenstein

E. 2,000-3,000
1,700