Lot 2581Nevada Western Express Covers, useful group of over 35 covers; virtually all Wells, Fargo & Co. with a Pacific Union Express from Treasure City and Langton's from Virginia City; WF & Co. towns include Austin, Aurora, Gold Hill, Hamilton, Mineral Hill, Palisade, Reno, Star City, Treasure City, Virginia City including 18¢ entire usage, Washoe City, also a scarce "Nevada C.R.R. N.T." date stamp; condition mixed, worth review.
Estimate $500 - 750.
Lot 2582Wells Fargo & Co. Cover Balance, 33 covers; with town including Howlands Flat, Forrest Hill, Dutch Flat paste-up, Nevada, North San Juan, Columbia, Redding "Paid" date stamp, Los Angeles, Santa Barbara, Benicia, also early manuscript "Free" to N.Y. with Boyd's City date stamp, Union Pacific R.R. "A" duplex, etc.; condition mixed, inspect.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Lot 2583Western Express Balance, small group of 5 entires; includes Wells, Fargo & Co. with 1860's San Francisco to Victoria V.I., usage, 1870's Empire City, agent marking cover to Portland, legal size shaded ad 6¢ entire uprated and registered to Utah, also a Greenhood & Newbauer frank entire posted in Weaverville to Oregon and forwarded to Washington; interesting group.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Lot 2584Western Express Collection, collection of 65 covers in two binders, most neatly written and identified, Express companies include Adams, Alta Express, Berford, Bamber, Cherokee, Coast Line Stage Company, Everts, Everts, Snell & Co., Freeman, Greenhood & Newbauer, Gregory & English's, Gregory's, J.W. Hoag, Hunter & Co., Langton's, Leland & McComb, Palmer, Pacific Union, Pacific, Truman, L.H. Wells, Whiting, Wells, Fargo & Co., etc. many covers have been professionally restored to enhance their appearance, a wonderful lot for the specialist.
Estimate $2,000 - 3,000.
Lot 2585Western Express Cover Balance, 25 covers, front and a few misc. items; companies including Langton's, early Adams, Bamber, Whiting, Hopkinson's, Truman, Pacific Express, Pacific Union, Lamping, Moore's Flat & Eureka, Eureka Express, also Oroville & Quincy Stage Line illustrated corner card and two way bills from Moore's Flat and Eureka Express; condition mixed, inspect.
Estimate $1,000 - 1,500.