Lot# 96 - Erivan Sale 1

  • Lot# : 96 Western Express Covers

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    Hall & Allen's Express Dutch Flat (Thomas HAL-100), bold strike of oval express marking cancels 3c Red on buff entire (Scott U10) with printed Wells, Fargo & Co. frank, addressed to Nevada, California, the entire with some abrasions on the reverse, still Very Fine and attractive

    This short-lived express operated in conjuction with Wells, Fargo & Co. in 1864 (earlier authors place this company around 1858-1859), but not much else is known. Thomas records one U9 and four U10 covers with this marking, with this cover absent from his census.

    Start Price : 500 USD
    Current Opening : 500 USD
    Hammer price : 10,500 USD