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Sale 78: The Westpex Sale

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State Postmarks - Alaska & Colorado

Lot 1321    

Sunshine, Boulder Co., Colo, Apr 3 1885, bold strike of serrated oval postmark on 2¢ red entire to Bald Mountain Colo.; reduced slightly at left, Very Fine and choice, ex-David New, Bauer.
Estimate    $150 - 200.

The small town of Sunshine was located in a rich gold mining area in central Boulder County only eight miles west of Boulder City. J.J. Jilson was the first postmaster opening the post office in April 1875 with the yearly postal receipt totaling just $63.56.

Realized: $190

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