Lot 538(Washington) Utsalady (W.T.), Oct. 12, /69, manuscript postmark on envelope to Hanover N.H. franked with manuscript cancelled 1861 3¢ rose, Very Fine, the office had opened in Island County in 1865 and closed in 1910, probably sent by steamship to San Francisco, then on the recently completed transcontinental railroad.
Estimate $75 - 100.
Lot 539Town Postmark Group, 1795-1850's, of five covers; includes 1795 Salem straight line, 1841 Saxonville, Mass. double oval postmark with manuscript date to Lexington, Ky. missent to Lexington, Mass. with forwarding cds and then forwarded to Georgetown, 1850' stampless with Colia, N.Y., Cambridge, Ms. and Litchfield Con. color cds and rate markings, Very Fine.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Lot 540Western Territorial and State Postal History, group of 64 covers and cards including Alaska, Arizona, Dakota, Idaho, Montana, Utah, Washington and Wyoming, better towns noted including: 1909 Barrow AK Terr.; 1894 Wilcox Az. Terr.; 1887 Detroit Dak. Terr.; 1882 ms. "Blinsmon D.t."; 1887 ms. "Taney I.T." Id. Terr.; 1882 "Ventnor 3/21/82" Id. Terr.; 1886 Holden Utah registered; 1894 Sugar P.O. Utah; Sunshine Wash. registered with 2¢ Columbian franking; 1885 Green River City Wyo.; etc., F.-V.F.
Estimate $500 - 750.