lot # 13 - Overseas usa
1853/93c.: Collection of Western Express postal stationery (16 items) with 3 c. red envelope (Scott U9) with "Wells Frago" Paid imprint used to San Francisco with fine oval "Express / Sockton" cachet in blue, 1884/86 2 c. brown env. (U278) with Wells Fargo imprint used with oval Seattle datestamp in red and oval framed "107 / Messenger" cachet in violet at left, 2 c. red env. (U232) used in 1884 with Wells Fargo Locomotive imprint cancelled by oval "113 / Messenger" in red with "Wait for Money from Phoenix" in manuscript on reverse and S. F. arrival (Sept 4); 1870 3 c. green Wells Fargo / J. W. Mackall, Druggist envelope (U82) cancelled by oval "Lakeport" datestamp in blue, 3 c. green env. (U82) with fine 'Elko & Mountaiun Cuty / Pony Express' imprint unused, 3 c. rose env. (U59) with scrolled "Bamber & Co.'s Express, Oakland" imprint used from San Francisco, 3 c. red env. (U10) with Freeman & Co's Express imprint used from San Francisco to Sacremento cancelled in blue; 3 c. pink env. (U59) with Greenhood & Newbauer imprint used from Weaverville, Cal; and one or two unused examples. A charming collection.
Catalogue 257: EUROPE & OVERSEAS