Lot 360"Midnight" Merchant's Express Line Clipper Card, in black & gold on glazed enamel stock (166x113mm) printed by Nesbitt & Co., with Owl illustrations and promoting "103 & 114 Days to San Francisco" travel time, fresh and crisp, Extremely Fine.
Estimate $1,000 - 1,500.
ONE OF THE FINEST EXAMPLES OF THE "MIDNIGHT" CLIPPER SAILING CARD.
The little "Midnight" was launched at Portsmouth, N.H. in 1854. George H. Brock commanded the ship from 1858 to 1872. She was eventually condemned in Japan in 1878.