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Sale 78: The Westpex Sale

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Western Express Covers - Wells Fargo & Company

Lots 1230-1239 Lots 1240-1249 Lots 1250-1256

Lot 1250    

Wells Fargo & Co., Steamboat, clear full blue oval Gothic "Express" handstamp on 1853, 3¢ Nesbitt entire to San Francisco, black company frank at top, Very Fine.
Estimate    $200 - 300.

Realized: $180

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Lot 1251    

Wells Fargo & Co., Steamboat, blue oval river mail "Express" handstamp (Leutzinger type 2-3) on cover from Sacramento to San Francisco, Very Fine, ex-Barkhausen.
Estimate    $200 - 300.

Realized: $210

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Lot 1252    

Wells Fargo & Co., Stockn. Messenger, Paid, oval handstamp with "Paid" at center tying 1857, 3¢ dull red on cover to San Francisco, black company frank at top; some cover edge toning, F.-V.F., a very rare usage of the Stockton Messenger handstamp bearing a Paid mark at center, unlisted in Leutzinger.
Scott No. 26    Estimate $200 - 300.

Realized: $280

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Lot 1253    

Wells Fargo & Co., Suisun, blue oval date stamp and gothic "Express" oval; clear strikes each on separate 1864, 3¢ pink entires to San Francisco from the Pierce correspondence, black company frank at top, Very Fine.
Estimate    $150 - 200.

Realized: $110

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Lot 1254    

Wells, Fargo & Co., Wawona, Cal., perfect strike of purple oval express handstamp at left on 1887, 2¢ green entire to Fresno; slight reduction at left, Very Fine and choice, a rare express handstamp with only three examples recorded.
Estimate    $200 - 300.

Realized: $180

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Lot 1255    

Wells, Fargo & Co., Windsor, black oval handstamp (Leutzinger type 3-2) on 1864 3¢ pink entire to San Francisco, Cal., black Haller type E printed frank; light fold and small scuff affecting indicia, otherwise Very Fine, rare with only a few examples known.
Estimate    $150 - 200.

Realized: $100

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Lot 1256    

Wells Fargo & Co. Express Balance, of 11 entires; with town handstamps including 1890's San Bernardino and Santa Ana, 1880's Bakersfield and Hamilton, Nev., Gothic express handstamps of Visalia, San Rafael and Silver City, Utah, two different allover shaded ads from San Francisco (one unused), 1890's Wells, Fargo & Co. and Denver & Rio Grande Express combination usage to N.Y. (backflap missing), and a unused Columbian entire addressed to Sobrante with "Wells, Fargo & Co. Will Please Drop From Train." handstamp, generally Very Fine.
Estimate    $500 - 750.

Realized: $500

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