Lot 1978 /oWells Fargo & Co. Pony Express Issues, group of 13 stamps; includes mint 143L1, 143L3-143L4, 143L5 two singles, 143L7-143L8, 143L9 single and margin pair, used with 143L2 with manuscript cancels that may be contemporary (cat $6,000, not counted), 143L3 and 143L8 with blue handstamp cancels; condition varies and virtually all with Pinchot certificate stating all genuine, generally F.-V.F.
Scott No. 143L1//143L9 $2,235.
Lot 1979 oWells Fargo & Co. Stamp Group, mint and used group comprising mint 143L3-143L5 and 143L7-143L8 singes, plus used 143L3 with blue oval cancel, 143L3 with blue oval and New York cds, 143L7 and 143L8 with blue ovals; some faults, F.-V.F.
Scott No. 143L3//143L8 $2,840.
Lot 1980Wells Fargo & Co., 1861, $2 green, clear to large margins, strong color, sealed tear at top and tiny tear at right, Very Fine appearance; with S. Pinchot & Son certificate.
Scott No. 143L4 $4,500.
Fewer than ten used examples of the $2.00 Horse & Rider second issues are reported. The $2.00 Green Second Issue is extremely scarce in used condition. Only two covers are recorded.