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WESTERN EXPANSION continued...

OVERLAND MAILS OF THE TRANS-MISSISSIPPI WEST continued...
Lot Symbol CatNo. Lot Description CV or Estimate
601   [Overland Routes, Two Books] The Butterfield Overland Mail 1857-1869, Roscoe and Margaret Conklin. Glendale, CA, Arthur H. Clark, 1947. Three volumes. 8vo, red cloth, gilt tops. Risvold labels. Some uneven toning. With the The First Overland Mail: Butterfield Trail, St. Louis to San Francisco. Walter B. Lang. No place, Walter B. Lang, 1940. 8vo, orange cloth. Risvold label. Est. $300-400

SOLD for $800.00
Will close during Public Auction
602 c   Overland Via Los Angeles, printed directive on six-horse stage coach illustrated cover published by Randal & Co., Marysville to Boston with 10c Green, Ty. V (35) tied by blue
waffle grid, matching Marysville, CalOct 18 datestamp, cover with mOverland Via Los Angeles, printed directive on six-horse stage coach illustrated cover published by Randal & Co., Marysville to Boston with 10c Green, Ty. V (#35) tied by blue waffle grid, matching "Marysville, Cal/Oct 18" datestamp, cover with manuscript doodles of the address on reverse, very fine and handsome. (Image) Est. $1,500-2,000

SOLD for $2,000.00
Will close during Public Auction
603 c   From Sacramento Via Los Angeles, printed directive with the word Sacramento redacted, on six-horse stage coach illustrated cover published by Hutchings & Rosenfield, San
Francisco used to Neponsett, Mass. with 10c Green, Ty. V (35) affixed witFrom Sacramento Via Los Angeles, printed directive with the word "Sacramento" redacted, on six-horse stage coach illustrated cover published by Hutchings & Rosenfield, San Francisco used to Neponsett, Mass. with 10c Green, Ty. V (#35) affixed with right corners over the cover edge and tied by "Benicia, Cal./Sep 6" datestamp, carried over Butterfield route, 1860 docket at bottom left, very fine. (Image) Est. $1,500-2,000

SOLD for $1,600.00
Will close during Public Auction
604 c   Overland, San Francisco via Los Angeles, U.S. Mail, directive in handsome four-horse stage coach illustrated 10c Pale Green entire (U17a) to Burlington, Vermont with San
Francisco, Cal.5 Jul datestamp with manuscript 1858 year, very fine aOverland, San Francisco via Los Angeles, U.S. Mail, directive in handsome four-horse stage coach illustrated 10c Pale Green entire (#U17a) to Burlington, Vermont with "San Francisco, Cal./5 Jul" datestamp with manuscript "1858" year, very fine; an especially rare design on an entire; ex-Barkhausen. (Image) Est. $2,000-3,000

SOLD for $9,000.00
Will close during Public Auction
605 c   Overland via Los Angeles, printed directive on hand-colored four-horse stage coach illustrated cover to Gaspreville, Nova Scotia with horizontal pair 1c Blue, Ty. V, 3c Dull
red and 10c Green, Ty. V (24, 26, 35, small faults) tied by twice sOverland via Los Angeles, printed directive on hand-colored four-horse stage coach illustrated cover to Gaspreville, Nova Scotia with horizontal pair 1c Blue, Ty. V, 3c Dull red and 10c Green, Ty. V (#24, 26, 35, small faults) tied by twice struck "San Francisco, Cal./Jan 21, 1861" postmarks and carried by the Butterfield Overland Mail on the southern route to Tipton, Missouri, thence by the Pacific Railroad to St. Louis and continuing on by railroad to New York and thence by steamship to Nova Scotia, red "U. States" in arc exchange office handstamp and Gaspreville arrival backstamp, very fine and colorful usage. (Image) Est. $1,000-1,500

SOLD for $5,500.00
Will close during Public Auction
606 c   Overland via Los Angeles, printed directive on hand-colored four-horse stage coach illustrated cover to Janesville, Wisconsin with 1c Blue, Ty. V (24) and three 3c Dull red
(26, one fault from placement at cover edge) tied by twice struck doublOverland via Los Angeles, printed directive on hand-colored four-horse stage coach illustrated cover to Janesville, Wisconsin with 1c Blue, Ty. V (#24) and three 3c Dull red (#26, one fault from placement at cover edge) tied by twice struck double circle "Portland, OR./Sep 15, 1860" datestamps, fresh and extremely fine, a rare use from Oregon.This cover travelled from Portland, Oregon to San Francisco by steamer, then on the Butterfield Overland Mail stage on the southern route to St. Louis and on to its destination by train. (Image) Est. $2,000-3,000

SOLD for $5,000.00
Will close during Public Auction
607 c   Per Overland Mail Stage, Via Los Angeles, printed directive on four-horse stage coach illustrated cover published by Geo. B. Hitchcock, San Francisco, carried by Butterfield
Overland Mail on the southern route to Fort Craig, New Mexico with 3c DuPer Overland Mail Stage, Via Los Angeles, printed directive on four-horse stage coach illustrated cover published by Geo. B. Hitchcock, San Francisco, carried by Butterfield Overland Mail on the southern route to Fort Craig, New Mexico with 3c Dull red (#26, straight edge at right) tied by "San Francisco, Cal./Oct 19, 1860" datestamp, forwarded to Ston Wall Mill, Virginia with clear "Fort Craig, N.M." datestamp with manuscript "8 Nov" date and matching "Forw 3c due", very fine; the earliest recorded Fort Craig postmark and one of only four known examples of this type.This cover traveled across the entire country for a total of only 6c, whereas it would have been 10c is it had been sent direct to final destination. (Image) Est. $3,000-4,000

SOLD for $16,000.00
Will close during Public Auction
608 c   Overland Via Los Angeles, U.S. Mail, integral directive in four-horse stage coach illustrated cover to Rockford, Illinois with 1c Blue, Ty. V (24, pre-use crease) and
horizontal strip of three 3c Dull red (26) tied by two strikes of blue doubleOverland Via Los Angeles, U.S. Mail, integral directive in four-horse stage coach illustrated cover to Rockford, Illinois with 1c Blue, Ty. V (#24, pre-use crease) and horizontal strip of three 3c Dull red (#26) tied by two strikes of blue double circle "Petaluma, Cal./Dec 15" postmark, with datestamp repeated beneath, original 1860 enclosure, cover reduced at right into right 3c stamp, otherwise very fine. (Image) Est. $750-1,000

SOLD for $1,500.00
Will close during Public Auction
609 c   Overland Via Los Angeles, U.S. Mail, printed directive in four-horse stage coach illustrated cover published by The Star of the Union carried by Butterfield Overland Mail to
New York City with 10c Green, Ty. V (35, crease and top right corner miOverland Via Los Angeles, U.S. Mail, printed directive in four-horse stage coach illustrated cover published by The Star of the Union carried by Butterfield Overland Mail to New York City with 10c Green, Ty. V (#35, crease and top right corner missing) tied by "Columbia, Cal./Sep 9, 1860" datestamp, very fine; ex-Baughman. (Image) Est. $500-750

SOLD for $700.00
Will close during Public Auction
610 c   Per Overland Mail Via Los Angeles, printed directive on two-horse stage coach illustrated cover published by W. E. Loomis, San Francisco to Fredericksburg, Virginia with 10c
Green, Ty. V (35, straight edge at right) tied by San Francisco, CalAPer Overland Mail Via Los Angeles, printed directive on two-horse stage coach illustrated cover published by W. E. Loomis, San Francisco to Fredericksburg, Virginia with 10c Green, Ty. V (#35, straight edge at right) tied by "San Francisco, Cal/Aug 16, 1860" datestamp, cover with flap missing, some staining and sealed tear at bottom right, fine. (Image) Est. $400-500

SOLD for $450.00
Will close during Public Auction
611 c   Per Overland Mail Stage, Via Los Angeles, printed directive on four-horse stage coach illustrated cover published by Geo. B. Hutchings, San Francisco to Pelbraham, Mass. with
10c Green, Ty. V (35, top left corner torn off prior to use) tied by Per Overland Mail Stage, Via Los Angeles, printed directive on four-horse stage coach illustrated cover published by Geo. B. Hutchings, San Francisco to Pelbraham, Mass. with 10c Green, Ty. V (#35, top left corner torn off prior to use) tied by "San Francisco, Cal./Jul 16, 1860" datestamp, reduced slightly at left just into design, fine. (Image) Est. $400-500

SOLD for $625.00
Will close during Public Auction
612 c   By the Overland Mail Stage via Los Angeles! Hurrah! But we must have the (pointing hand) train, illustrated overland railroad propaganda design cover to Fort Dodge, Iowa with
10c Green, Ty. V (35) tied by bold Georgetown, Cal.Feb 25, 1862 datBy the Overland Mail Stage via Los Angeles! Hurrah! But we must have the (pointing hand) train, illustrated overland railroad propaganda design cover to Fort Dodge, Iowa with 10c Green, Ty. V (#35) tied by bold "Georgetown, Cal./Feb 25, 1862" datestamp, if year date is correct, it would be an accepted use of demonetized stamp used after the southern route had been abandoned, fresh and extremely fine. (Image) Est. $2,000-3,000

SOLD for $8,000.00
Will close during Public Auction
613 c   Overland Mail, Via Los Angeles, train illustrated propaganda design for the transcontinental railroad published by Hossack & Crawford, Sacramento to Kings Ferry, N.Y. with 10c
Green, Ty. V (35, small corner crease) tied by Sacramento City, Cal,Overland Mail, Via Los Angeles, train illustrated propaganda design for the transcontinental railroad published by Hossack & Crawford, Sacramento to Kings Ferry, N.Y. with 10c Green, Ty. V (#35, small corner crease) tied by "Sacramento City, Cal,/ May 24, 1860" postmark and carried on the Butterfield route, cover nick at left with small piece of side flap missing, very fine. (Image) Est. $1,000-1,500

SOLD for $800.00
Will close during Public Auction
614 c   OVERLAND., mostly clear straightline handstamp and matching Sacramento City, Cal.Nov 11, 1859 datestamp tying 10c Green, Ty. V (35, faulty) to buff cover to Chester, Pa., this
handstamp was used on mail that was carried on the Butterfield RouOVERLAND., mostly clear straightline handstamp and matching "Sacramento City, Cal./Nov 11, 1859" datestamp tying 10c Green, Ty. V (#35, faulty) to buff cover to Chester, Pa., this handstamp was used on mail that was carried on the Butterfield Route, very fine. (Image) Est. $1,000-1,500

SOLD for $600.00
Will close during Public Auction
615 c   Overland, Via Visalia, Fort Tijon, Los Angeles, Fort Yuma, El Paso & Fort Smith, extensive manuscript directive on cover carried by Butterfield Overland Mail stage on the
southern route to Gaysville, Vermont with 10c Green, Ty. V (35, natural stOverland, Via Visalia, Fort Tijon, Los Angeles, Fort Yuma, El Paso & Fort Smith, extensive manuscript directive on cover carried by Butterfield Overland Mail stage on the southern route to Gaysville, Vermont with 10c Green, Ty. V (#35, natural straight edge at left), tied by double circle "Auburn, Cal./Mar 12, 1860" datestamp, postmark repeated at bottom left, very fine; illustrated in Ashbrook; ex-Fortgang and Haas. (Image) Est. $2,000-3,000

SOLD for $5,000.00
Will close during Public Auction
616 c   Overland route, via St. Louis & El Paso, manuscript directive on orange cover to Benicia, California with 10c Green, Ty. II (32) tied by perfectly struck Shakopee, M.T.Apr 5,
1859 Minnesota Territory datestamp, carried from Tipton, Missouri bOverland route, via St. Louis & El Paso, manuscript directive on orange cover to Benicia, California with 10c Green, Ty. II (#32) tied by perfectly struck "Shakopee, M.T./Apr 5, 1859" Minnesota Territory datestamp, carried from Tipton, Missouri by the Butterfield Overland Mail stage on the southern route, light staining at top, still very fine. (Image) Est. $1,000-1,500

SOLD for $1,200.00
Will close during Public Auction
617 c   Via St. Louis & Southern Overland Mail, manuscript directive on 3c Red on buff entire (U10) cancelled by clear Tucson, N.M.May 21 New Mexico territorial period postmark,
present day Arizona, used to Williamsburg, Virginia and carried on the BVia St. Louis & Southern Overland Mail, manuscript directive on 3c Red on buff entire (#U10) cancelled by clear "Tucson, N.M./May 21" New Mexico territorial period postmark, present day Arizona, used to Williamsburg, Virginia and carried on the Butterfield Overland Mail, very fine.Tucson was a time-table station with westbound mails due on Tuesdays and Fridays and the eastbound mails on Wednesdays and Saturdays. May 21st was a Saturday. (Image) Est. $750-1,000

SOLD for $8,000.00
Will close during Public Auction
618 c   Via Fort Smith & Memphis, Overland Mail, manuscript directive on cover to Stateburg, South Carolina with 3c Dull red (26) tied by manuscript Ft. Chadbourne (Texas)Jan 26, 1861
postmark, very fine ex-Haas.Fort Chadbourne, Texas was establVia Fort Smith & Memphis, Overland Mail, manuscript directive on cover to Stateburg, South Carolina with 3c Dull red (#26) tied by manuscript "Ft. Chadbourne (Texas)/Jan 26, 1861" postmark, very fine; ex-Haas.Fort Chadbourne, Texas was established on Oct. 28, 1852. It was located on Oak Creek 3 miles above its confluence with the Colorado River. The post office was established at the fort on Jan. 28, 1859 and discontinued in 1866. The fort was abandoned by the military in 1867. It was a time-table station on the Butterfield Overland Mail. The westbound mail was due on Tuesday and Fridays and the eastbound on Wednesday and Sundays. January 26th was a Saturday. (Image) Est. $400-500

SOLD for $4,750.00
Will close during Public Auction
619 c   Fort Buchanan, N.M., Sep 3, well struck datestamp and manuscript Via Overland Mail directive on 3c Red entire (U9) to Fort Davis, Texas, forwarded to Eagle Pass, Texas with
clear Fort Davis, TexasSep 9, 1860 datestamp and manuscript forwdFort Buchanan, N.M., Sep 3, well struck datestamp and manuscript "Via Overland Mail" directive on 3c Red entire (#U9) to Fort Davis, Texas, forwarded to Eagle Pass, Texas with clear "Fort Davis, Texas/Sep 9, 1860" datestamp and manuscript "forwd due 3c", fresh and very fine. (Image) Est. $1,000-1,500

SOLD for $10,500.00
Will close during Public Auction
620 c   Fort Fillmore, N.M., Nov 8th56, manuscript New Mexico Territory postmark on 3c Red on buff entire to Norristown, Pa., fresh and very fine believed to be the only recorded
manuscript postmark.Fort Fillmore was a way station on the ButterfielFort Fillmore, N.M., Nov 8th/56, manuscript New Mexico Territory postmark on 3c Red on buff entire to Norristown, Pa., fresh and very fine; believed to be the only recorded manuscript postmark.Fort Fillmore was a way station on the Butterfield Overland Mail. It was established on September 23, 1851. Located on the left bank of the Rio Grande River about six miles south of Mesilla. Abandoned by Union troops on July 26, 1861, and then occupied by the Confederate troops from Texas. Abandoned by the Confederates on July 8, 1862. Reoccupied by U.S. troops in August 1862, and finally abandoned by the military on October 10, 1862. The post office was established August 6, 1852, and discontinued on February 14, 1863. (Image) Est. $3,000-4,000

SOLD for $9,000.00
Will close during Public Auction

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