Lot# 48 - Erivan Sale 2

  • Lot# : 48 Wells Fargo & Co. Express

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    143L8, Wells, Fargo & Co., Virginia City Pony Express, 1862-64 25c Dark blue, position B6, tied by splendid strike of blue "Wells, Fargo & Co. Express/Aurora" oval handstamp which also cancels the 3c Pink entire (U34), Wells Fargo & Co. printed frank, addressed to "Clara C. Crittenden" in San Francisco from her son Howard (a mill superintendent in Aurora), stamp clear to ample margins, envelope opened at bottom and tiny sealed edge tear at right, Very Fine and choice cover from the famed Crittenden correspondence (Scott $4,750)

    Provenance: "D.K." Collection (R.A. Siegel Sale 862, 2003)

    Thurston Twigg-Smith (R.A. Siegel Sale 979, 2009)

    Start Price : 2,000.00 USD
    Current Opening : 3,500.00 USD
    Hammer price : 6,500.00 USD