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Lot 43 -

Pony Express, St. Joseph. May 13 (1860), incredibly crisp and well-struck strike of the Running Pony oval handstamp on envelope, "Milton S. Latham U.S.S." free frank (government postage), addressed in his hand to "George Wallace/ Secretary to Mr. Downey/ Sacramento Cal." (California's Governor John Downey), also endorsed "Per Pony Express" in Latham's hand, additional ms "Paid $5.00", payment of Pony Express fee written in anot....CV. 75,000 Sold for US$ 160,000

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H.R. Harmer GPN, Inc. Sale - 3030

The “ERIVAN Collection” of United and Confederate States: Sale 2 - December 10, 2019

On December 10, 2019, H.R. Harmer will conduct the sale of the second part of the ERIVAN Collection of United States Postal History in New York City. Included in the ERIVAN Collection are many of the most celebrated items in all of American philately, including some which have not been on the auction block for decades. Among the countless highlights we would like to draw particular attention to:
  • A westbound Pony Express cover free-franked by Senator Milton S. Latham and featuring a perfect strike of the famed “Running Pony” handstamp (Lot 43)
  • The “Large Beaumont,” one of the crown jewels of Confederate philately (Lot 55)
  • The iconic “GOILAD/GOLIAD” provisional error pair from Texas, a classic rarity of the highest order (Lot 62)
  • The finest strike of the “Woman in Snood” fancy cancellation of Waterbury, Connecticut, of which only three are known (Lot 104)
Session Information
Tuesday December 10, 2019 - 6:00 PM EST
The ERIVAN Collection Sale 2
Lot #1-18: United States Postal History - Foreign Destinations
Lot #19-35: Carriers and Locals
Lot #36-51: Pony Express
Lot #52-91: Confederate States Postmasters’ Provisionals
Lot #92-96: Hawaii
Lot #97-117: Waterbury Fancy Cancellations
Lot #118-125: Other Fancy Cancellations
Lot #126-156: Union Civil War Patriotic Covers
Lot #157-160: Confederate Civil War Patriotic Covers ?

For more information please contact us at:

H.R. Harmer GPN, Inc.
45 Rockefeller Plaza
630 Fifth Avenue
Suite 2607
New York, NY 10111
Phone: 929-436-2800
Fax: 714-389-9189

To request more information by email. info@hrharmer.com

Visit our Home Page at H.R. Harmer GPN, Inc.

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