Lot 94Adams & Co. Express, Boston - New York, Southern & Callifornia. Brownish lilac corner card on buff ca. 1850's cover to Maine, "Boston, 5 cts, Aug 18" integral rate cds, Very Fine, scarce.
Estimate $150 - 200.
Lot 95Adams Express Co., From Cincinnati, O. Yellow express label on cover to Sumner, Ill., "$30.00" money package endorsement, cover soiling and reduced at left, Fine, a very scarce label, unlisted in Mosher.
Estimate $100 - 150.
Lot 96Adams Express Company, Baltimore, Md. Illustrated Mercury corner card in lilac, on cover to Washington, D.C., franked with 1861, 3¢ rose tied by blue target cancel, matching Baltimore, Md. cds alongside, Very Fine.
Scott No. 65 Estimate $100 - 150.
Lot 97Adams Express corner card covers. 11 covers; three unused with Memphis, Tenn. and New York eagle designs, 6 from Boston including Mercury design types in different colors (one cut in at top), 2¢ Blackjack & 3¢ Pictorial usages, Pennsylvania and Washington D.C., F.-V.F. overall.
Estimate $400 - 600.
Lot 98American Express Co./From Conneautville O. Black on orange label (Mosher AMEX-L360) with allegorical figure, on money package cover to Dallington, Pa., in conjunction with "Forwarded by, Harden's Express, New York" label (Mosher HRNX-L53 var.), manuscript "$295" and "Paid thru 12/-" express charge, cover slightly rough opening at left (not affecting label), Very Fine, a lovely item.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Lot 99United States Express Co. 4 money package covers and two fronts each with forwarding labels; 5 black on green labels from towns including Wintersett, and Clifton, Iowa (fronts), Cincinnati, O., Sidney, O. and Waukegan, Ill., and a black on orange label from La Salle, Ill.; condition mixed, Fine.
Estimate $500 - 750.
Lot 100Eastern Express Covers. 11 covers; 3 corner cards (one unused) including scarce Edwards Sanford & Co. Transatlantic Express franked with #11, 1862 United States Express label usage from Hermann, Mo. (tape staining), 6 hand carried covers including U.S. & Canada Express, F.-V.F. overall.
Estimate $300 - 400.