Lot 3415 *Wells Fargo & Co. Balance, group of 6 covers and a reduced front comprising Well's Treasure City oval, 1861 Wells San Francisco with oval "Paid" frank, Wells Messenger 37 violet oval, Wells 85 Messenger purple oval, Wells Wadsworth blue oval, 1880 use with printed frank entering mails with Battle Creek Nev. duplex, and Wells Silver City, Utah blue oval on reduced front, F.-V.F. group.
Estimate $400 - 600.
Lot 3416 *Western Express Balance, group of 8 covers and fronts comprising Holland, Morley & Co's Express frank on front with Marysville Cal. oval datestamp; Northern Pacific Express Co. "Steamer" use from Portland Ore., Pacific Union Express red paid frank and San Francisco datestamp; Union Pacific Express Omaha Neb. oval used on stampless cover to care of Wells Fargo & Co at San Francisco, "Singer, Meek & Co's Feather River Express" frank on 10¢ entire front, Freeman & Co. Express printed frank to St. Helena Cal., G.H. Wines & Co's Atlantic, California & Oregon Express collection envelope (folded), Shirley Mass. use to Stockton Cal. endorsed "Per Express to Jackass Gulch"; and also includes a "Forbes Express" eastern use, Fine group.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Lot 3417 *Wells Fargo - Large Size Entires, group of 4 large-size entires comprising #U71 cancelled by purple "Wells Fargo & Co., Virginia City Nev., Aug 21" oval from Gold Hill Agency to San Francisco; U182 cancelled by pink Wells Fargo Los Angeles oval, U181 paste-up cancelled by 1882 Wells San Jose Cal. oval to San Francisco, and #U200 cancelled by 1887 Wells "Virginia, Nev" oval to San Francisco; some faults, F.-V.F.
Estimate $200 - 300.