Lot 60Marysville, Cal. (Yuba). Small lot of 13 covers with various Marysville postmarks and rate markings, included are three stampless covers with integral "6 Paid" postmarks (two in red & one in blue), two covers with "Paid 6" in blue oval (one cancelling a pair of 1851 3¢ orange brown), two stampless cover with 10 rates in blue (one in integral rate cds), four covers all with blue "Marysville Paid by Stamps" cds & with different type cancellers, etc., mixed condition, F.-V.F.
Estimate $500 - 750.
Lot 61Marysville, Cal. (Yuba). Cds on attractive patriotic cover to San Francisco with red, white and blue design of Eagle & Shield, franked with 1861 3¢ rose tied by checker board cancel, Very Fine and choice, a scarce internal California usage of a patriotic.
Scott No. 65 Estimate $300 - 400.
Lot 62Marysville, Cal., Paid By Stamps, Jan 19 (Yuba). Blue cds (Williams YUB-870) with matching elongated grid cancelling on 10¢ Nesbitt entire to Bangor, Me.; cover stain at bottom, otherwise Very Fine.
Scott No. U18 Estimate $100 - 150.
Lot 63Mills Seminary, Cal., Oct 30, 1882 (Alameda). Full bold cds in red (ALA-2720) on illustrated Mill's Seminary corner card cover, franked with 3¢ Banknote (light margin toning) cancel by target, Very Fine and choice.
Estimate $100 - 150.
Lot 64Monterey, Cal., Dec 14 (Monterey). Cds (Williams MOT-1640) on cover to Santa Clara, franked with 1861, 1¢ blue + 2¢ black canceled by targets, F.-V.F.
Scott No. 63+73 Estimate $100 - 150.
Lot 65Murphy's, Cal. (Calaveras). 5 covers, including stampless with blue double circle cds (CAL-1890) and straight line "PAID" with manuscript 6, to Maine; #33 (stamp faulty) to NYC with cds (CAL-1900); 10¢ Nesbitt with bold cds (CAL-1900); 3¢ pink entire to San Francisco with blue cds; and 3¢ Nesbitt with red Wells Fargo Express oval and oval "PAID"; interesting all different group in F-VF condition.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Lot 66Napa City, Cal. (Napa). Manuscript postmark on cover franked with manuscript cancelled pair of 1851 3¢ dull red (small tears at bottom), Very Fine.
Scott No. 11 Estimate $100 - 150.
Lot 67Nappa City, Cal. (Napa). Two strikes of light April 5 cds tying 1851 1¢ type II + 3¢ dull red, irregular block of 3 on cover to Washington, D.C., cover docketed "1855", bottom 3¢ creased, Very Fine, certainly one of the earliest known 10¢ Transcontinental rate covers which became effective April 1, 1855.
Scott No. 7+11 Estimate $100 - 150.
Lot 68Nevada City, Cal. (Nevada). Blue cds & segmented cork duplex cancel tying 1¢ blue Bank Notes (pair & single) on cover to North Bloomfield, Cal. with printed corner card of "Nevada County N.G. Railroad/Freight & Ticket Office/Nevada City", flap torn, Very Fine, a scarce corner card Nevada County Narrow Gauge Railroad.
Estimate $100 - 150.
Lot 69Nevada City, Cal. (Nevada). Two strikes of town postmark, one tying 1861, 3¢ rose (nick at top right) on cover, red and blue Eagle and Shield patriotic design with "Geo. W. Welch, Publisher, Nevada" imprint, Fine.
Scott No. 65 Estimate $150 - 200.