Lot 3351Rundell & Jones' Canyon City Express. Paid 50 Cents., printed frank on light buff cover to Dalles City, Ore., Very Fine, ex Dale-Lichtenstein.
Thomas No. RUJ-001 Estimate $2,000 - 3,000.
ONE OF ONLY THREE RECORDED EXAMPLES OF THE RUNDELL & JONES' CANYON CITY EXPRESS "PAID 50 CENTS" FRANK.
In 1863, George Rundell and Horatio Jones formed a partnership for an express operation between The Dalles, Oregon and the gold fields in the John Day and the Canyon City mining area of Oregon. In October of the same year, Jones formed a partnership with Addison Edgar that began operation over from The Dalles to the mines of John Day and Canyon City.