Lot 2594 ()Barnard's City Letter Express, 1845, black on yellow, without gum, large well balanced margins, bright and fresh, Extremely Fine, very rare with only ten on cover examples known with far fewer off cover; with 2003 and 2014 P.F. certificates.
Scott No. 7L1 $1,250.
Lot 2595 ()Boyd's City Dispatch, 1874, 2¢ light blue, block of 12, without gum, bright and fresh, creasing affecting six stamps with small internal hole in bottom left stamp, F.-V.F. appearance, a very scarce multiple.
Scott No. 20L26 Estimate $500 - 750.
Lot 2596 ()Brown's City Post, 1876, 1¢ Issues complete, all five issues, without gum, bright red and violet issues with thins, otherwise Very Fine, a very scarce set.
Scott No. 31L1-31L5 $1,000.
Lot 2597City Despatch Post, 1842, 3¢ black on grayish, o.g., lightly hinged, large even margins, bright and fresh, Extremely Fine to Superb; with 2014 P.S.E. Graded certificate (XF-Sup 95).
Scott No. 40L1 $375.
Lot 2598 oHartford, Conn. Mail Route, 1844 (5¢) black on yellow, position 11, manuscript "Hartford" precancel, ample to large margins, Very Fine, a rare example bearing the "Hartford" manuscript directive cancel; with 2013 P.F. certificate.
Scott No. 80L1 $2,000.
Lot 2599Wells Fargo & Co. Pony Express 1897 Reprints, complete set of all five reprint value strips in blue, red, black, green and brown, some reconstructed in singles, pair and strips, also the later black strip showing the $4 defaced and the "S" in Dollar on the "$1" removed (error exists in the blue and regular black reprints), all mounted on display page, Very Fine.
Scott No. 143L1R-143L8R Estimate $2,500 - 3,500.
Lot 2600 oWells Fargo & Co., 1861, $2 red, neat blue Wells, Fargo & Co. Sacramento circular date stamp cancel, ample margins and bright color, small flaws, otherwise Very Fine and attractive; with 2003 P.F. certificate.
Scott No. 143L1 $800.
Lot 2601 oWells Fargo & Co., 1861, $1 red, neat blue Wells, Fargo & Co. San Francisco Running Pony cancel, margins large to just touching, couple light creases, F.-V.F. appearance; with 2003 P.F. certificate.
Scott No. 143L3 $900.
Lot 2602 oWells Fargo & Co., 1861, $2 green, full margins to just touching, neat blue cancels, fresh and for this, neat blue Wells, Fargo & Co. oval cancel, margins clear to just shaving outer frameline at lower left, rich color, Fine and rare, a great and popular rarity used; with 2014 P.F. certificate.
Scott No. 143L4 $3,500.
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.
Lot 2603 oWells Fargo & Co., 1862-64, 10¢ brown, 25¢ blue & 25¢ red, blue express cancels, ample to large margins, 25¢ issues with sheet margins, 10¢ and 25¢ blue with small flaws, Very Fine appearance; each with 2003 P.F. certificate.
Scott No. 143L7-143L9 $370.