Terms of SaleBid IncrementsGradingLinksContact

Sale 101: The Westpex Sale

Previous ChapterTable of ContentsNext Chapter

State Postmarks - Nevada to South Carolina

Lots 719-728 Lots 729-732

Lot 719    

Aurora, Nevada, Jan 30, 1888, cds and target duplex tying 2¢ green on cover to Santa Cruz, Cal., with original enclosure; cover reduced at right, Very Fine.
Estimate    $75 - 100.

Realized: $40

email this lot to a friend

Lot 720

(Ephemera) "Keystone Silver Mining Company, at Austin, Nevada" Mining Certificate, for 500 share stocks of the company signed "New York, Mar 2nd, 1867", with Revenue 25¢ Certificate (R44c) manuscript canceled, with lovely top central illustrated mining scene; usual light folds, Very Fine.
Estimate    $200 - 300.

email this lot to a friend

Lot 721

(Ephemera) "Monte Christo Gold and Silver Mining Co., of Nevada" Mining Certificate, for 25 share stocks of the company signed "Philadelphia, Pa., this fifth day of Novr. A.D. 1868", with Revenue 10¢ Certificate + 10¢ Inland Exchange + 10¢ Power of Attorney (R33c, R36c, R37c) manuscript canceled, with illustrated mining in shaft scene at left; usual light folds and stamp flaws, otherwise Very Fine, very scarce.
Estimate    $300 - 400.

Realized: $325

email this lot to a friend

Lot 722

(Ephemera) "Plymouth Silver Mining Company" (Austin, Nevada) Mining Certificate, for 50 share stocks of the company signed "New York, April 24th, 1869", with Revenue 25¢ Insurance (R46c) manuscript canceled, with illustrated mining scene at top center; usual light folds and some edge wear at top, otherwise Very Fine (no photo).
Estimate    $200 - 300.

email this lot to a friend

Lot 723    

Esmeralda, N.T., Sep 10, cds with matching target canceling on 1861, 3¢ pink entire to New Haven, Ct.; cover wear and reduced into indicia at right, Fine.
Estimate    $50 - 75.

Realized: $80

email this lot to a friend

Lot 724    

Esmeralda, N.T., Sep 30, 1863, cds canceling on 1861, 3¢ pink entire to Hammersmith, England with black Wells, Fargo & Co. frank at top, uprated with 1863, 5¢ brown, vertical pair on front and horizontal strip of four on reverse (76), all canceled by target handstamps, red "N. York Br. Pkt., Paid 19" exchange and London arrival cds's; entire with some edge wear and opened at sides for display, strip with small flaws, F.-V.F.; with 2007 P.F. certificate.
Estimate    $750 - 1,000.

This cover is one of the most important usages of the "Esmeralda. N. T." postmark and was also used in the California Period before being transferred to Nevada on January 20, 1864.

Realized: $2,300

email this lot to a friend

Lot 725    

Esmeralda, Nev, Mar 21, 66, bold cds on cover to New York City, franked 1861, 3¢ rose, horizontal pair (flaws) tied by target handstamps, Fine.
Scott Nos. 65    Estimate $100 - 150.

Realized: $60

email this lot to a friend

Lot 726    

(New York) Buffalo N.Y., "Steam-Boat, 5 Cts.", fancy circular handstamp on orange buff cover with "Sandusky O. April 23d" datelined letter to Buffalo N.Y., Very Fine and attractive.
Estimate    $150 - 200.

Realized: $250

email this lot to a friend

Lot 727    

(New York) Stony Brook N.Y. "Jan 20", bold blue stencil circular town marking with date in ms. and matching "18¾" rating on 1845 folded letter to Providence R.I.; sealed edge tears, Very Fine example of this scarce stencil marking.
Estimate    $500 - 750.

Realized: $525

email this lot to a friend

Lot 728    

(Ohio) "Cincinnati, 25 Jan 1815", manuscript postmark with "Paid 75" war-surcharge rating crossed out and updated to "Paid 60" and "Unpd. 15" on fresh folded letter to Hagerstown Md., Very Fine and unusual partial prepaid war rate use, ASCC $750.
Estimate    $300 - 400.

Realized: $550

email this lot to a friend

Lots 719-728 Lots 729-732

Previous ChapterTable of ContentsNext Chapter