Western Overland Routes


13 August 2018 Update - The sale is over. Any unsold items have been moved to regular inventory on the census site. Page is here.

Section 9. The Virginia City Pony Express

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[Virginia City Pony Express, 10c Brown], (#143L7, three large margins, cut into at top) tied to Wells, Fargo & Co. franked 3c pink entire to San Francisco by their "Virginia City N.T. Sep 7" (1862) oval datestamp, additional strike at right, cover sealed tear at foot and edge wear

ex Vogel and Walske


[Virginia City Pony Express, 10c Blue imprinted entire], (#143LU2) the 10c imprinted over black Wells, Fargo & Co. franked 3c pink entire, a front only with back added, overall lithographed Gould & Curry Silver Mining Co. design, two strikes of blue "Wells, Fargo & Cos. Express S.Frco. 29 Mar." large double-circle datestamp, creases and small edge tears, only two reported to exist, both in similar quality

ex Kramer and Walske

Richard Frajola (July 29, 2018)