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Express Covers
 
 
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Lot 2177

Jackson & Co Express Portsmouth & Boston, 1864, orange label (Mosher JACX-L3) on cover addressed to Boston MA, with letter discussing architectural issues, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Realized $140.
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Lot 2178

Langton's Pioneer Express, three printed shipping receipts, 1862 & 1864 (2) issued to Quong Wo & Co., written up as "Dust pckg Said to contain $3,000," "Dust pckg Said to contain $1,074" and one with $150 in coin, each forwarded to Marysville, Very Fine.
Estimate $250 - 350.
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Lot 2179

Law's Express, 1860 manuscript corner ad cover with map of Boston MA for Harris & Chapman Apothecaries with matching letter sheet, addressed to Portsmouth NH, with manuscript "Law's Express/Paid/G.W.C.", Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $150 - 200.
Realized $120.
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Lot 2180

Lowners Express, folded letter sheet with dateline Dover, manuscript "Per Lowners Exp", addressed to Alton NH, carried outside the mails, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $150 - 200.
Realized $120.
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Lot 2181

Pacific Express Co., Paid franking on 1855, 10¢ green on buff, die 2, with San Francisco, Cal. postmark, addressed to Custom House, Boston, Mass; cover with light crease across Pacific Express franking and repaired tear on backflap, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Realized $200.
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Lot 2182

Express cover collection, 1864-84, 11 covers and letter sheets with express labels or corner ads, collection includes "Merrill & Co's Express" cover, two different "United States and Canada Express" covers, "Addams Express" cover, "Thompson & Co Express" cover, two different "Cheney & Co Express" covers, and two letter sheets with two different "Frye & Co Express" labels, please peruse purposefully, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $500 - 750.
Realized $450.
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