Lot 3385Reticker's Poney Express, bold strike of handstamp frank at left and conjunctive Wells Fargo & Co. printed frank at center on 3¢ green (U82) entire cancelled by bold "Wells, Fargo & Co., Salt Lake Cty. U.T., Mar 10" oval datestamp to San Francisco Cal., flap with blue "A.T. Green, San Francisco, Mar 13, 1871" double-circle arrival datestamp, Very Fine, ex Dale-Lichtenstein; with 2004 P.F. certificate.
Thomas No. RET-100 Estimate $1,000 - 1,500.
ONE OF ONLY TWO RECORDED EXAMPLES OF THE RETICKER'S PONEY EXPRESS FRANK HANDSTAMP, A REMARKABLE CONJUNCTIVE USE WITH WELLS FARGO & CO.
An express service by Charles Reticker that ran from the Salt Lake City area and connected with Wells Fargo at that point.