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Sale 74: The Westpex Auction

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Rough & Ready - Balance Lots

Lots 915-923

Lot 915    

Rough and Ready, Cal. (Nevada) - Incoming from San Francisco Cal., group of three covers from the same correspondence San Francisco to Rough & Ready Cal. comprising Nov. 1851 with "5" cent rating handstamp, forwarded to Cold Spring Cal. with "Rough and Ready Cal 'Dec 6' " cds with manuscript date and matching "Ford 5" rating totalled to "10"; second with "San Francisco Cal. Feb" and matching "5" rating handstamp, and last with "San Francisco Cal. 27 Apr" cds and red "Paid" handstamp and manuscript "6" rating, F.-V.F. trio.
Estimate    $200 - 300.

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Current Opening Bid: $150

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Lot 916    

Rough and Ready, Cal. (Nevada) 6¢ Rates, group of 6 with manuscript postmarks from 1852 to 1855 comprising three manuscript "Paid 6" rated stampless uses, 1854 use on 6¢ green #U13 entire, 1854 use on 6¢ green #U14 entire, and 1855 use with #11A vertical pair to Mich.; some mixed condition, F.-V.F. and rare group.
Estimate    $750 - 1,000.

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Current Opening Bid: $625

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Lot 917    

Rough and Ready, Cal. (Nevada) 3¢ Rates, two covers, first with manuscript "Rough & Ready Cal, 26 Feb 52" postmark and matching "Paid 3" rating on yellow cover to Marysville, second with manuscript "Rough & Ready Cal, 2 Novr 1854" postmark and cross-hatch cancels 3¢ dull red (11A) on light buff cover to San Francisco Cal., F.-V.F. pair.
Estimate    $300 - 400.

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Current Opening Bid: $250

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Lot 918    

Rough and Ready, Cal. (Nevada) 10¢ Manuscript Rates, group of 6 comprising 1854 unpaid "10" to Rochester N.H. with additional "Adv 2" advertised rating totalled to "12", 1853 unpaid "10" to Bath Me.; 1854 unpaid "10" to Morgan Oh.; 1855 "Paid 10" to Bath Me.; 1856 circa use on 10¢ #U17 entire to Stanton Del., 1856 circa use on 10¢ #U18 entire to Woodstown N.J.; some faults, F.-V.F. and rare group.
Estimate    $750 - 1,000.

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Current Opening Bid: $625

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Lot 919    

Rough and Ready, Cal. (Nevada) 10¢ Transcontinental Rates, two orange buff covers, each with sharp strike of with circular postmarks (NEV-2010) and matching "10" rating handstamps, first dated "April 25" in manuscript to Bath Me. with original 1853 enclosure headed "Kentucky Flat" and mentions enclosing gold in last letter "…I wrote to you & Joseph both a short time ago & I put a small specimen in Joseph's letter that was worth more than all the news that I can think of…"; other dated "June 6" to Burlington Vt., Very Fine and choice pair of 10¢ transcontinental rate covers.
Estimate    $300 - 400.

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Current Opening Bid: $250

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Lot 920    

Rough and Ready, Cal. (Nevada) - Prepaid 10¢ Rates, group of three covers from the same correspondence with NEV-2020 cds's to Greenville Ky., comprising "Rough & Ready Cal Jul 3 1853" cds and matching "Paid 10" in circle handstamp; "Rough & Ready Cal. May 19 1856" cds ties 10¢ green (15); and "Rough & Ready Cal. Dec 4 1857" cds ties 10¢ green (33); small faults, F.-V.F. trio.
Estimate    $300 - 400.

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Current Opening Bid: $250

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Lot 921    

Rough and Ready, Cal. (Nevada) - Nesbitt Stationery Usages, group of three comprising 3¢ on buff (U6) entire cancelled by blue "Rough & Ready Cal. May 13 1860" cds to San Francisco, 10¢ green (U15) entire cancelled by partial "Rough & Ready Cal. Dec 3 1857" cds with additional "Due 10" rating to East Brookfield Vt.; and 10¢ green (U16) entire cancelled by "Rough & Ready Cal. Jun 5 1858" cds to Woodstown N.J., F.-V.F. and scarce trio.
Estimate    $200 - 300.

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Current Opening Bid: $150

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Lot 922    

Rough and Ready, Cal. (Nevada) - 3¢ Rate 1870s-80s, group of six with "Rough & Ready Cal." (NEV-2020) cds in black and magenta, either bearing 3¢ green or 3¢ entires; some mixed condition, F.-V.F.
Estimate    $200 - 300.

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Current Opening Bid: $150

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Lot 923    

"Rough & Ready, Cal." (Nevada), 1891-1931, small balance lot of four cards and four covers all with various postmarks of Rough & Ready, one is a cover franked with 2¢ 1890 tied by perfect strike of Town & Postmaster cds of Rough & Ready, Pennsylvania, and one is reportedly the only known cover franked with 2¢ 1890 with Rough & Ready, Cal. cds showing the handstamped corner card of "E.H. Fowler, Postmaster, Dealr in General Merchandise, Rough & Ready", Fine.
Estimate    $150 - 200.

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Current Opening Bid: $140

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Lots 915-923

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