Lot 2597British Columbia & Vancouver Island, Barnard's Cariboo Express, Paid, black on orange label tied by blue oval "Paid" handstamp on cover with printed "Paid, Dietz & Nelsons British Columbia & Victoria Express" frank to Victoria V.I., bold "New Westminster, British Columbia, Post Office" double-oval frank handstamp for 2½d British Columbia postage; reduced at left, Fine.
Estimate $1,000 - 1,500.
A RARE CONJUNCTIVE USE OF THE BARNARD'S CARIBOO EXPRESS PAID LABEL ON A DIETZ & NELSON FRANKED COVER.
This outbound cover from Cariboo Mines cover was carried by the Cariboo Road stage to Yale by Barnard's Express. Turned over to Dietz & Nelson who carried to Victoria.