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
3073
c
Sale 1106, Lot 3073, Western Mails, continuedWells, Fargo & Co. Paid. Red printed frank on 10c Green on Buff Nesbitt entire (U41) to New York City street address, double rate with additional 10c Green (68) tied by large blue "Wells, Fargo & Co.'s Express S.Frco. 1 Feb." double-circle datestamp, forwarded to Westfield Mass., two 3c Rose (65) for double rate and 1c Blue (63) for carrier fee tied by "New-York Feb. 27" double-circle datestamp and target, slightly reduced at right

VERY FINE. A REMARKABLE COVER PAYING THE EXPRESS FEE (PRINTED FRANK), DOUBLE-RATE TRANSCONTINENTAL POSTAGE (10-CENT STAMP AND ENTIRE), DOUBLE-RATE FORWARDING POSTAGE (TWO 3-CENT STAMPS) AND A ONE-CENT CARRIER FEE.

A virtual all-in-one display of then-current U.S. domestic rates.

E. 3,000-4,000
2,400