Lot 1230Wells, Fargo & Co., Colton, Cal., January 23, 1894, purple oval date stamp (type 16-02) on 1887, 2¢ green entire to Los Angeles, printed frank (WFE-060) at top, Wells, Fargo & Co. receiving cds on reverse; reduced at left, F.-V.F., extremely rare and believed to be unique.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Colton was a small railroad station located south of the town of San Bernardino on the Union Pacific Railroad line. Two different types of hands stamps are known from this location. Both are unlisted in Leutzinger and both are considered unique.