Lot 1224American Express Company, group of 25 labels used on 16 covers and 9 fronts, including Quincy & St. Joseph Route (front), St. Louis Mo., Syracuse N.Y., Oswego N.Y., West Waterville Me., Burlington Iowa, Illinois Central Route, Woodstock, Canada, St. Paul Mich. label on North-Western Express Co. money package front, Auburn N.Y. and Rochester N.Y. patriotic shield labels on legal-size covers; etc.; some faults, F.-V.F.
Estimate $1,000 - 1,500.
Lot 1225Eastern Express Label Balance, group of 96 mostly different with 46 affixed on letters, note "Shaw's Newburyport & Boston Express" on letter with R6c revenue stamp; "Boston & Nashua Despatch Express Co., Boston"; "Bradford & Co.'s Express"; "Chapman & Co's Marblehead Express"; "United States Express Co., Detroit, Mich."; "Cheney & Co's Express, Boston" die cut red on white label; "Jackson's Express Co., Boston"; "Whitten's Boston & Newburyport Express"; "Rollins' West Newbury, Groveland and South Groveland Express, Boston"; "Currier & Co's Gloucester & Boston Express, Boston"; etc., F.-V.F. group with many better labels.
Estimate $1,500 - 2,000.
Lot 1226Eastern Express Label Postal History Balance, group of 30 covers including "Stait & Co."; "Eastern Express Co. Boston"; "Kinsley & Co's New York, Philadelphia & Boston Express"; "Livingston, Howard & Co's Express"; "Howard Express Co. Allentown, Pa."; "Union Line Express, Canton, Ohio"; "U.S. & Canada Express, Ogdensburg N.Y."; "Virgil & Co's Express, Burlington"; "American Merchants Union Express Co., Beaver Dam, Wis."; "Paine & Cobb's North Bridgewater and Campello Express, Boston"; "United States and Canada Express, Cheney, Fiske & Co."; couple on quit-claim deeds and letters; some faults, F.-V.F. collection.
Estimate $1,500 - 2,000.
Lot 1227United States Express Co., group of 16 labels used on cover or front, note Chicago & rock Island Route large-size label, Sandusky Ohio, Port Jervis, Cochecton N.Y., Attica Ind. on Merchants Union Express Co. collection envelope, Holden Mo. and St. Louis Mo. combo use on front, Holden Mo. conjunctive use with Merchants Union Express Chicago Ill. label on front; Brownville N.T. on front; and Centerville Iowa, etc.; some faults, F.-V.F.
Estimate $500 - 750.
Lot 1228Wells & Co. and Related Express Labels, group of 8 different labels including "American Express Co., from Lockport / Wells, Butterfield & Co. Prop'tors." black on vermilion label on cover to Auburn N.Y.; "American Express Co. New-York, Albany & Buffalo Express / Wells, Butterfield & Co., New-York" black on green label used on cover to Albany, "American Express Co. Rochester / Wells, Butterfield & Co." black on green label used on cover to Albion; "Wells' Amesbury & Boston Express" black on yellow label used on cover to Boston; "Livingston, Wells & Pomeroy's Express, Buffalo" black on pink label (hole) used on 1845 letter to New York City, etc. one on letter only; some faults, F.-V.F. and scarce group.
Estimate $750 - 1,000.