Lot 105(British Columbia & Vancouver Island) Barnard's British Columbia Express, Quesnelle, ribbon frank (BBC-001c) vertical left placement on unused 1861, 10¢ green entire, with Wells, Fargo & Co. frank at top, Very Fine, two unused examples are the only examples recorded in Thomas.
Scott No. U40 Estimate $200 - 300.
Lot 106(British Columbia & Vancouver Island) Freeman & Co.'s Express, Victoria, black oval handstamp on 10¢ green (U18) entire to Plymouth, N.Y., green Freeman & Co's Express frank, indicia cancelled by "New-York, Jul 13" cds; some toning, reduced slightly at left, Fine, ex-R.V. Carr, Wilkinson.
Estimate $2,000 - 3,000.
A RARE FREEMAN & CO. EXPRESS USE FROM VICTORIA TO THE UNITED STATES.
Lot 107(British Columbia & Vancouver Island) Wells Fargo & Co., Victoria, Mar 10, blue oval datestamp cancels 10¢ green (U40) entire with black Wells Fargo Paid frank to San Francisco Cal., blue "Post Office, Victoria V.I." crown oval handstamp, indicia also cancelled by Circle of Vs cancel duplexed with partial San Francisco cds, "Victoria March 5/69" docketing at left; reduced slightly at right, fresh and Very Fine, ex-R.V. Carr, Wilkinson.
Estimate $750 - 1,000.
Lot 108(British Columbia & Vancouver Island) Wells Fargo & Co., Victoria, violet oval date stamp tying Canada 1870, 3¢ orange red on cover to San Francisco, Cal., with blue illustrated "Domestic Frank" Columbian printed frank at top, fresh and Very Fine, a very scarce Columbian frank that is unlisted in Thomas.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Lot 109Marysville Cal. - Western Express, better group of 5 covers comprising "Wells Fargo & Co. Express, Marysville" blue oval and woodblock frank on U10 to San Francisco; Wells Fargo & Co. Marysville oval on "Academy of the Sisters of Notre Dame" all-over shaded ad cover; Wells Fargo, Marysville blue oval on U58 with printed frank and all-over orange J.C. Meussdorffer & Bro. shaded ad cover; "Wells Fargo & Co., Marysville" blue oval and matching blue "Paid" oval handstamp used as frank on U10 entire, and red "Adams & Co., Marysville, Aug. 14" oval handstamp with matching "Paid" handstamp on cover to Stockton Cal.; some faults, F.-V.F. with.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Lot 110Sacramento Cal. - Western Express, better group of 6 covers comprising "Wells Fargo & C. Express, Sacramento" red oval handstamp and matching "Free" oval handstamp to San Francisco; "Wells Fargo & Co., Sac. Messenger, Sep 27" oval postmark on 3¢ red (U10) entire with illustrated Agricultural Hall ad to San Francisco; "Passed Sacramento (Cal.) Depot. / Jul 31 1894" magenta two-line postmark to San Francisco, "Pacific Express Co. Paid Sacramento" blue oval handstamp on buff cover; "Adams & Co. Express, Mormon Island" oval handstamp on folded letter to Sacramento; and "Sacramento City, Cal. May 2" cds on 3¢ star die (U26) entire with "Langton's Paid Pioneer Express" frank to San Francisco Cal., a Very Fine group.
Estimate $300 - 400.