Lot 3322 ()Pony Express, San Francisco, red Running Pony oval handstamp along with matching "Central Overland California & Pike's Peak Express Company, San Francisco, Cal." red oval handstamp canceling 10¢ green (U18) rebacked front with red Wells, Fargo & Co. printed frank addressed to New London, Conn., endorsed "Pr Pony", clear strike of green "St. Joseph, Mo., Apr. 26" cds; the indicia and most of the printed frank have been replaced with portions of the markings expertly drawn in, Very Fine appearance.
Estimate $10,000 - 15,000.
ONE OF THE FEW USAGES WITH THE PONY MARKINGS IN RED, A GORGEOUS USE.