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Lot 2435

Boyd's City Express, 1860, 1¢ black on blue gray (Scott 20L18, 63, 65), plate 2, small ladies cover addressed to Albany NY, postal adhesives neatly tied to envelope by FEB 11 New York postmark and matching target, the 3¢ in a rose shade closely resembling a rose-pink, the local is uncancelled (surface scrapes), Very Fine usage none the less, likely a Valentines note enclosed, with 2014 P.F. certificate.
Estimate $300 - 400.
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Lot 2436

Wells Fargo & Co., 1862-64, 25¢ blue (Scott 143L8, U34), tied to Wells Fargo & Company imprinted envelope by blue Wells Fargo indiscriminant double rim oval postmark, addressed to William McConaughy, Esq., Gretna, Siskiyou County, California, docketed at left C.W. Pierce Esq., Oct 13th 1862, no other markings, stamp with margins around; portion of backflap excised along top, imprint a bit discolored, otherwise Almost Very Fine, William McConaughy was District Attorney for Siskiyou County.
Scott $4,750.
Estimate $2,000 - 3,000.
Realized $1,300.
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Lot 2437

Wells Fargo & Co., Newspaper Stamp, 1883-88, blue (Scott 143LP9), appears uncancelled but struck and tied by faint violet straightline cancel on rebacked wrapper with part-printed address to Ogden agent of Wells Fargo for delivery by regular mail to Chicago, and additionally franked by 1¢ ultramarine (246) tied by cork cancel, manuscript. "Agent Ogden please drop in mail", faint "Wells Fargo & Co. Ogden Utah Feb. 22, 1895" oval in violet, express map corner card, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $750 - 1,000.
Realized $400.
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