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Sale 45: The Winter Sale

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California 40 Cent Rate Covers (Outgoing)

Lot 12    

Sacramento, Cal., Oct 28, 1849 (Sacramento). Two line postmark (Williams SAC-2470) on stampless folded letter sheet with small matching "Paid 40" rate handstamp, to High Creek, Mo., partial red Paris, Mo., Jan 26 cds; cover wear and light soiling, Fine, still a wonderful strike of this very rare first handstamp postmark of Sacramento.
Estimate    $1,000 - 1,500.

This Sacramento straight line postmark was only in use for 20 days between October 21 and November 10 of 1849.

Realized: $700

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