Sale Number: 313
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1967 Rarities of the World

Carriers and Locals, Western Expresses
Lot Sym. Lot Description Est/Cat Realized
161 ogbl City Despatch Post 3c Black on Grayish (6LB1). Block, fresh, o. g., Extremely Fine

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425 300
162 c 3c Black on Dark Blue U S City Despatch Post Carrier, Double Impression (6LB5b). Large Margins, Red; U S in Octagon cancel, not tied, matching" U S City Despatch Past" pmk, on folded 1844 local cover, light corner crease, cover trifle worn, V. F. Appearance, Rare (Image Magnifier)

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500 200
163 c Swarts' Dispatch (2c) Blue (136L8). Two Copies, Margins all around, tied by Clear Red "Paid" Cancels on Beautiful Fancy Gold Lithographed Valentine Cover, 81/4"51/2" with Red "New York 10 cts" pmk and Fancy Lace Enclosure with Red Heart & homemade poetry, Gorgeous Cover, Unique, Very Fine (Image Magnifier)

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E. 500-750 650
164 c Wells Fargo &. Co $1.00 Red Pony (143L3). Margins al around, tied by clear Blue "Pony Express Sacramento" on 10c Pale Green Entire (U18) Tied by Bold New York Duplex, and with Red W. F. & Co Frank, used to Boston, Sacramento Hardware Advert on flap, cover bit toned, Handsome & Desirable Cover, This Combination Unlisted in Scott and extremely rare from Sacramento (Image Magnifier)

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E. 1,000-2,000 2,800
165 c Wells Fargo &. Co. $2.00 Red, $4.00 Green Pony Express (143L1, 143L2). First just in at T., latter margins all around, tied by clear Blue Oval San Francisco Running Pony Company Handstamp Pmk., Clear Green St. Joseph, Mo. pmk., on 10c Green on Buff Star Die Entire (U33) to New York City, a triple rate cover, there should be 30c in U. S. Postage, but there is no evidence that any stamps have been removed. The stamps have minor faults & there are tiny cover tears in the top margin but a Most Attractive & Extremely Rare Cover, the only one Known bearing the $4.00 Green, with P. F. Ceritficate, Ex Caspary (Image Magnifier)

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E. 1,000-2,000 9,000
166 c Wells Fargo &. Co $1.00 Red Pony (143L3). Margins all around, lightly tied by Blue Oval Running Pony Pmk. on expertly rebacked 10c Green Star Die Entire (U33). with Red W. F. & Co Frank & Bold St Joseph, Mo. pmk., Fresh and Very Handsome Example of this Rare Usage (Image Magnifier)

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2,250 1,000
167 c Wells Fargo &. Co $1.00 Blue (143L6). Gigantic Margins, Tied by clear Blue "Wells Fargo & Cos Express San Francisco" in Double Circle, clear "The Central Overland California & Pikes Peak Express Company St Joseph, Mo. Pony Express Sep 15" in Oval Within Circle, "Pony Express" in ms, used to San Francisco, on 10c Green Entire (U41) from which the original Embossed stamp has been removed and another neatly substituted, a Handsome example of the Very Rare genuine usage of the W. F. & Co. Garter stamp, of which only 4 covers are known (Image Magnifier)

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10,000 3,400
168 c Wells Fargo & Co 10c Brown Pony Express (143L7). Two Capies, Large margins, tied by clear Blue "S. Frco" Company Pmk in Double Circle, an 3c Pink Entire (U35) with W. F. Ca. Frank and 3c Rose (65) tied to Embossed stamp by another strike &. with another strike &. matching "Paid" in Oval, Used to Silver City, Nev Terr. Cover cut just into embossed stamp at R &. small sealed cover nick in U. R. Corner, A Handsome Desirable, & Very Scarce Combination, also another 3c Pink Entire (U35) with W. F. &. Co. Frank to the same addressee, Ex Barkhausen (Image Magnifier)

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E. 1,000-2,000 2,100
169 c 3c Red Star Die Entire (U27). Tied by Bald "St Joseph, Mo. Sep 2" pmk. Clear The Central Overland, California & Pikes Peak Express Company, Denver City, KT Aug 27 in Oval, used to Iowa, Another Clear Strike dated "Jul." an flap, minor sealed nick in L. R. corner, otherwise Very Fine, Ex Barkhausen (Image Magnifier)

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E. 200-250 240
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