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Sale 101: The Westpex Sale

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United States Postal History

Lot 709    

Ward District, Col., cds on four 1867 covers from correspondence to Buckfield, Me., two with discernible town strikes in black and blue (other two in black and blue barely to not discernible), each with original enclosure with datelines from "Columbia City" or "Columbia City Ward District", some interesting content from traveler visiting Utah, New Mexico, Lower California and finally Colorado looking for the "Gold Diggings", interesting content regarding Indians including The Indians…Robed several Coaches and Destroyed the Mail and Well speaking of the Indians being mixed up with the Gold they made us think so at the head of the little Colorado River. They gave us a hearty welcome…We got out of the way though by killing fifteen Indians and getting on man wounded., also includes two covers from Black Hawk Point and one from South Boulder from earlier correspondence (all with enclosures); cover flaws including opening tears and staining, Fine, still a very rare townmark with only two or three recorded in black and none in blue.
Scott Nos. 65    Estimate $300 - 400.

Realized: $700

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