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Sale 45: The Winter Sale

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Express Covers (Wells Fargo to Wines)

Lot 154    

Wells Fargo & Co. Idaho Expresses. Lot of 18 Wells Fargo covers, franks include all five types of the 1862-64 Salmon River & Nez Perces Express printed surcharges (50¢ and 75¢ rates, one with Lewiston company handstamp, another with 1862 Florence City miner's letter) plus three examples of the 1864 Boise Mines red printed frank (50¢ rate, two with Bannock City and one with Centerville company handstamps), regular franks include 1860's and 1870's uses from five different towns (Bannock City, Boise City, Idaho City, Lewiston, and Ruby City), also a cover with unlisted South Mountain company handstamp "struck from the original cancel picked up at Silver City Idaho 1946" (no original covers are known) and a Wells Fargo conjunctive use with D.C. Patterson & Co's Boise & Salt Lake City Express, several covers with faults or are fronts only, three covers neatly repaired, V.G.-Fine, ex-Mader.
Estimate    $400 - 600.

Realized: $1,350

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