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Sale 67: The Westpex Sale

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Oregon Towns - Benton to Josephine Counties

Lot 1454    

(Benton) Marysville, O.T., Feb 12/ 51, early manuscript postmark (Whittlesey 1, R B) and "Paid 40" manuscript rate marking on stampless folded letter (outer sheet only with no contents) to Michigan, a couple small stains, Very Fine, the earliest recorded Marysville manuscript postmark and a rare "40" rate Oregon territorial.
Estimate    $300 - 400.

The Marysville Post Office, which was the forerunner of the Corvallis Post Office, operated for four years only 1850-1854. Scarcity Index 9 in Helbock's books.

Realized: $425

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