Lot 423Kicking Mule, clear strike duplexed with "Susanville, Lassen Co., Cal., Aug 4 1881" triple circle postmark (LAS-1590) ties 3¢ green (184) on cover to Oroville Cal.; small flaws, otherwise Very Fine and rare kicking mule use from Susanville, ex-Tatham.
Cole No. AN-11 Estimate $500 - 750.
The Kicking Mule cancellations were made from vulcanized rubber and produced by C.A. Klinkner & Co. of Oakland. They were used in the following towns: Goleta Cal., Susanville Cal., Forbestown Cal., Neah Bay Wash. and Port Townsend Wash. Strikes from Susanville are rare, and the example offered here is one of the finest.