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Sale 78: The Westpex Sale

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Western Express Covers - Adams to Reynolds

Lots 1215-1224 Lots 1225-1229

Lot 1215    

Adams & Co., Express, San Francisco, blue oval handstamp on blue folded cover docketed "Marysville, Feb 1 1853" on reverse to Sacramento, Cal., forwarded to San Francisco, blue "Wells, Fargo & Co, Express, Sacramento" oval handstamp, Very Fine and scarce combination use.
Estimate    $150 - 200.

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Current Opening Bid: $70

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Lot 1216    

Central Overland California & Pike's Peak Express Co., Denver City, K.T., oval date stamp on cover addressed to Leavenworth City, Kans., franked with 1857, 3¢ dull red tied by grid handstamp; cover a bit reduced at left, Very Fine.
Scott No. 26    Estimate $300 - 400.

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Current Opening Bid: $140

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Lot 1217    

The Central Overland California & Pikes Peak Express Company, St. Joseph, Mo., Dec 17, clear oval handstamp on 1857, 3¢ Nesbitt entire to Chenango, N.Y., entered the mails with "Saint Joseph, Mo., Dec 18" cds cancelling indicia; cover lightly cleaned, Very Fine.
Estimate    $150 - 200.

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Current Opening Bid: $70

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Lot 1218    

Everts, Snell & Co.'s Express, Feather River, blue oval handstamp with "Evert" for "Everts" mis-spelling (EVS-102), on incoming 1852 cover to Marysville, Cal., "Abion, Mich. Dec 27" origin cds and matching "X" in circle rate handstamp; minor edge wear, Very Fine, ex-Knapp.
Estimate    $200 - 300.

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Current Opening Bid: $90

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Lot 1219    

Freeman & Co.'s Express, red ribbon frank on 1853, 3¢ Nesbitt entire to Genl. Denver in Weaverville, Cal., with Wachhorst & Denver jewelry merchant corner card at lower left, frank crossed-out and posted with "Sacramento City, Cal., Jul 17, 1860" cds, Very Fine, Freeman had already sold to Wells, Fargo & Co. in late 1859.
Estimate    $150 - 200.

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Current Opening Bid: $170

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Lot 1220    

Freeman & Co.'s Express, Sac. Messr., blue oval date stamp canceling on 1853, 3¢ Nesbitt entire to Weaverville, Cal., red ribbon frank at top and B.F. Rountree grocer corner card at bottom left; a bit reduced at left, Very Fine.
Estimate    $150 - 200.

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Current Opening Bid: $140

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Lot 1221    

Gregory's Express "Not Paid", straightline handstamp on blue cover addressed to J.W. Gregory, Express Office at San Francisco, Cal.; toned upper right corner, otherwise Very Fine.
Estimate    $150 - 200.

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Current Opening Bid: $70

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Lot 1222    

Gregory's Express "Pocket Letter Book", unused 1851 gold on black glazed letter book, Thompson & Hitchcock imprint, with original buff envelope, Extremely Fine.
Estimate    $150 - 200.

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Current Opening Bid: $70

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Lot 1223    

Gregory's Express, Sacramento, bold strike of blue oval handstamp and matching "Paid" oval handstamp on orange cover to San Francisco, Cal.; trivial edge wear, Very Fine.
Estimate    $400 - 600.

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Current Opening Bid: $190

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Lot 1224    

From Gregory's Express., San Francisco, nicely struck blue three-line handstamp and matching "Not Paid" oval handstamp on Mar. 8th 1852 folded letter from San Francisco to Sacramento, Cal.; couple vertical file folds, Very Fine.
Estimate    $300 - 400.

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Current Opening Bid: $140

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