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Sale 85: The Westpex Sale

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United States Postal History

Lot 719    

Sacramento Sep 24, Paid 40, manuscript postmark and rate marking on folded letter to New York City, also "Paid" sender's endorsement, letter (1-½ pages) is headed "Sacramento City Sept 24th 1849" and from a man to his brother, letter notes "the Steamer Oregon has arrived at San F. but brings no mail, she waited three weeks for it," the writer also states he is a partner in a "hole" at Smith's Bar that yielded four hundred dollars worth of gold dust after a few days of work, Extremely Fine, one of the finest examples of the Sacramento, Cal. manuscript postmarks.
Estimate    $750 - 1,000.

Realized: $1,000

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