Lot 629Fake Western Express Covers, small lot of 22 covers with fake express markings (plus one San Francisco Patriotic fake), the group includes 12 dangerous "Tandler" fakes, an interesting lot for reference.
Estimate $400 - 600.
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Lot 630Western Express Franks, 24 rare or unique franks cut from covers and entires and affixed & identified on cards; better franks including "South Boise Express Co., Paid 50 Cts" (unlisted and probably unique, ex-Ferrary), "Latta's Mountain Express, Paid" with large stagecoaches and portion of Wells, Fargo & Co. handstamp (similar to Thomas LAT-001, ex-Ferrary), "Tibbett's & Co.'s, Excelsior Express, Paid" (unlisted type marked "only copy"), "J.D. Kersey's Express, Paid." (Thomas index "Unknown", ex-Ferrary), "Pattison's Express, Paid " fancy frank (unlisted, ex-Ferrary) and many more; a truly wonderful reference group of unique and extremely rare franks.
Estimate $500 - 750.