Lot 951Sweetland, Cal. (Nevada), two strikes of cds (NEV-2240) tying 1857, 10¢ green, type II, left margin horizontal strip of three on cover to London, England overpaying the 29¢ rate, unusual as no transit or receiving handstamps, 1850 receiving docketing on reverse; small stamp flaws, F.-V.F.
Scott No. 32 Estimate $200 - 300.
Current Opening Bid: $90
Lot 952Woodside, Cal., Feb 18 (San Mateo), manuscript postmark (SAM-2420) on cover to Meredith, N.Y., franked with manuscript canceled 1857, 3¢ dull red, two singles, reverse with allover illustrated What Cheer House design, with original 1860 enclosure with full page on printed text graphically describing What Cheer House, and letter describing voyage from N.Y. to San Francisco and early experiences in S.F.; cover wear and small stain, F.-V.F.
Scott No. 26 Estimate $200 - 300.
Current Opening Bid: $230