The Wild West Auction (July 2022)

Auction Details

Day 1, Thursday, July 21st, 2022 (Lots 1000-1611)
Philatelic (1000-1480)
Postcards (1000-1177)
Postal History feat. Elcano NV Collection and Bracken Collection (1178-1480)
Express (1481-1500)
Stocks & Bonds (1501-1611)

Day 2, Friday, July 22nd, 2022 (Lots 2000-2625)
Art (2000-2073)
Transportation (2074-2214)
Railroad & Steamer Passes (2074-2156)
Ephemera & Artifacts (2157-2214)
General Americana (2215-2626)
Geographic Sort (2215-2411)
Miscellaneous Categories (2412-2535)
General Store (2536-2626)

Day 3, Saturday, July 23rd, 2022 (Lots 3000-3622)
Firearms & Militaria (3000-3066)
Numismatics (3067-3623)
Currency & Scrip (3067-3112)
Coins feat. US, Ancient, Foreign (3113-3308)
Medals, Badges, & Exonumia (3309-3360)
Tokens feat. Arizona, Colorado, Nevada, New Mexico, & Oklahoma (3361-3623)

Day 4, Sunday, July 24th, 2022 (Lots 4000-4584)
Native Americana (4000-4053)
Cowboy & Wild West (4054-4091)
Minerals & Mining (4092-4193)
Sports (4194-4299)
Bottles feat. Colorado and Oklahoma (4300-4496)
Saloon, Tobacciana, & Gaming (4497-4584)
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Rare Big Thompson, Colorado Manuscript Cancel [145867]1200 - Rare Big Thompson, Colorado Manuscript Cancel [145867]
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Cancel says Big Thompson, Col., Apr. 14. 'x' cancels on two three cent railroad stamps. On a 3 cent entire envelope. Addressed to Loathe, Jo...
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Estimate : 200.00 - 500.00
Sold to j*****d for (160.00 + 40.00) = 200.00
 
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Denver City/Big Thompson Cover [145825]1201 - Denver City/Big Thompson Cover [145825]
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Denver City, Oct. 5, Col. postmark with target killer. Sent to JE Washburn at Big Thompson, Colo. Ter. Big Thompson was in Larimer County near Lovelan
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Estimate : 100.00 - 150.00
Sold to j*****d for (130.00 + 32.50) = 162.50
 
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Black Hawk Point &  Black Hawk City Postal History Collection [153481]1202 - Black Hawk Point & Black Hawk City Postal History Collection [153481]
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Lot of five. 1) Black Hawk Point. This cancel was in use from 1862 to 1871 when the name was changed to Black Hawk. #230 in Jarrett. 2-3) two c1880&...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimate : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to D****C for (140.00 + 35.00) = 175.00
 
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Boulder, Colorado Cover Group (8) [153488]1203 - Boulder, Colorado Cover Group (8) [153488]
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Lot of eight. 1) Pictorial corner advertising cover to Mrs. Mary Eddy in Washington D. C. Other corner advertising for AL Welch, Boulder City Nursery
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Estimate : 100.00 - 150.00
Sold to j*****d for (180.00 + 45.00) = 225.00
 
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Breckenridge/Brecken Ridge Cover Group [153487]1204 - Breckenridge/Brecken Ridge Cover Group [153487]
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Lot of six. 1) 24 cent envelope to England. Stamp on reverse confirms a date of 1863. Circular Brecken Ridge postmark. Jarrett lists as scarcity 8. 2
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Estimate : 300.00 - 600.00
Sold to j*****d for (350.00 + 87.50) = 437.50
 
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Hard to Find Buckskin, Colorado Postal History [153486]1205 - Hard to Find Buckskin, Colorado Postal History [153486]
Holabird Western Americana Collections
The Buckskin post office was open from 1865 to 1937. Park County. It was Park County's county seat from 1862 to 1867. County seat moved in 1867 ...
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Estimate : 200.00 - 600.00
Sold to w**********e for (200.00 + 44.00) = 244.00
 
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Buena Vista, Colorado Cover Group [153485]1206 - Buena Vista, Colorado Cover Group [153485]
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Three early covers from Buena Vista. 1) 1890 registered letter. Thirteen cent rate. Sent to a chemist in Missouri. MINING I assume. 2) 1894. 3) 1900...
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Estimate : 60.00 - 100.00
Sold to w**********e for (40.00 + 8.80) = 48.80
 
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Cameron Postmark, CS&CC DR Corner Advertising Cover [153483]1207 - Cameron Postmark, CS&CC DR Corner Advertising Cover [153483]
Holabird Western Americana Collections
The Cameron post office opened in 1901 and closed in 1909. It was formerly called Touraine. This is an early 1902 Cameron. The postmark is a little li
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Estimate : 200.00 - 400.00
Sold to w**********e for (80.00 + 17.60) = 97.60
 
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Canon City, Colorado Postal History Collection (17) [145865]1208 - Canon City, Colorado Postal History Collection (17) [145865]
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Thirteen envelopes are corner advertising covers. They include Canon City Milling, St. Cloud Hotel, WT Bridwell real estate, Baldwin House, Turner Hou
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Estimate : 240.00 - 350.00
Sold to w**********e for (80.00 + 17.60) = 97.60
 
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Capital City / Henson Creek Reduction Co. Cover [153484]1209 - Capital City / Henson Creek Reduction Co. Cover [153484]
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Capital Creek post office opened in 1877 and closed in 1920. This was mailed five years after the opening of the post office. Postmark is blurred at t
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Estimate : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to c*********p for (50.00 + 12.50) = 62.50
 
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Central City Cover Group (7) [153482]1210 - Central City Cover Group (7) [153482]
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1) Here is a unique piece. THE STAMP is a Dept. of the Interior stamp, not a regulation postage stamp. It is mailed from the U. S. Land Office and to
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Estimate : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to j*****0 for (65.00 + 14.30) = 79.30
 
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Civil War Envelope from Central City, Colorado [145857]1211 - Civil War Envelope from Central City, Colorado [145857]
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Great patriotic cover. UNION! is red and large. Man holding an American flag pictorial. 3c Washington stamp cancelled with two ink stripes. Manuscript
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Estimate : 80.00 - 150.00
Sold to j*****d for (250.00 + 62.50) = 312.50
 
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Very Rare Cleora, Lake County Postmark [145864]1212 - Very Rare Cleora, Lake County Postmark [145864]
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This post office was open from 1876 to 1882. Large blue Cleora postmark dated August 13, 1878. Envelope has been cut and only the top portion is left.
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Estimate : 100.00 - 300.00
Sold to j*****0 for (35.00 + 7.70) = 42.70
 
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Large, Bright Clemmons Double Circle Postmark [145872]1213 - Large, Bright Clemmons Double Circle Postmark [145872]
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1885. Excellent example! The post office operated from 1882 to 1898. RARE! Today one can find little to no information on this community in Elbert Cou
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Estimate : 150.00 - 300.00
Sold to w**********e for (80.00 + 17.60) = 97.60
 
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Very early Coal Creek Cover [145871]1214 - Very early Coal Creek Cover [145871]
Holabird Western Americana Collections
1889 is dated from content. Coal Creek, which is partially obscured, is also verified by content. The content is a request for two taps of good butte
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Estimate : 60.00 - 120.00
Sold to d*******f for (35.00 + 8.75) = 43.75
 
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Colorado City Cover Group (3) [145870]1215 - Colorado City Cover Group (3) [145870]
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Three interesting covers. 1) FH Borst, proprietor of the City Market. Great bull head pictorial. 1899. Addressed to Castle Rock, Colorado. Castle Rock
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimate : 100.00 - 150.00
Sold to w**********e for (40.00 + 8.80) = 48.80
 
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Large Colorado Springs Cover Collection [145866]1216 - Large Colorado Springs Cover Collection [145866]
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Lot of 34. Large Colorado Springs Postal History Collection. 10 hotel corner advertising covers. Mostly 1880's and 1890's. One pictorial. On...
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Estimate : 700.00 - 2,000.00
Sold to w**********e for (275.00 + 60.50) = 335.50
 
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Como, Colorado Covers (2) [145863]1217 - Como, Colorado Covers (2) [145863]
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1) Strong strike large double circle postmark. This is the earliest known postmark for Como and it was used from 1880 to 1882. Target cancel. 3c green
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Estimate : 100.00 - 150.00
Sold to r******8 for (80.00 + 20.00) = 100.00
 
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Crested Butte, Colorado Cover Collection [145862]1218 - Crested Butte, Colorado Cover Collection [145862]
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Crested Butte post office opened in 1879. All have the circular Crested Butte postmark with a target cancel. 1) Bank of Crested Butte advertising cor
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Estimate : 200.00 - 500.00
Sold to w**********e for (110.00 + 24.20) = 134.20
 
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5 Farming and Ranching Covers Dateline Denver [151539]1219 - 5 Farming and Ranching Covers Dateline Denver [151539]
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There are some nice covers here! All have corner advertising. 1) Leonard-Scheck Saddlery. One letterhead and one billhead included. Billhead has been
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Estimate : 100.00 - 150.00
Sold to w**********e for (40.00 + 8.80) = 48.80
 
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9 Denver Advertising Covers for Home Entertainment [151540]1220 - 9 Denver Advertising Covers for Home Entertainment [151540]
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1) Colorado News Company with billhead. 2) Bicycle pictorial advertising cover for Nelson & Todd. 3-5) Building pictorial covers for Allen’...
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Estimate : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to w**********e for (65.00 + 14.30) = 79.30
 
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Denver Hotel Covers with Corner Advertising [151535]1221 - Denver Hotel Covers with Corner Advertising [151535]
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Lot of eighteen. Pictorial corner covers for Henry Lee, Tabor Grand Opera House, Hotel Auditorium, Hotel, Midland, European Hotel, City Hotel (with an
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Estimate : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to w**********e for (55.00 + 12.10) = 67.10
 
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Five Denver Advertising Covers with Contents [151541]1222 - Five Denver Advertising Covers with Contents [151541]
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1) Geo. J. Kindel manufacturer of and jobber in mattresses and springs. 1/3 advertising cover with pictorial of plant and fancy scroll work with compa
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Start Price : 25.00 | Estimate : 50.00 - 150.00
 
 
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Denver Mining & Railroad Covers with Corner Advertising.  [151533]1223 - Denver Mining & Railroad Covers with Corner Advertising. [151533]
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Lot of four. 1) 1897 Denver & Rio Grande Railroad. Office of president. 2) Rio Grande Extension Company 1882(?). 3) Marshall Consolidated Coal M...
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Estimate : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to c*********p for (50.00 + 12.50) = 62.50
 
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Denver, Colorado Postal History Lot [151531]1224 - Denver, Colorado Postal History Lot [151531]
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Lot of 13. 1906 Rio Las Animas Canon pictorial corner cover. 1908. Corner advertising covers for CF Musgrove’s Employment Agency, Denver &...
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Estimate : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to w**********e for (110.00 + 24.20) = 134.20
 
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Two J. W. Denver Advertising Covers while in D. C. [142867]1225 - Two J. W. Denver Advertising Covers while in D. C. [142867]
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Denver was a California 49er, Colorado miner, namesake of a major city and Territorial Governor in Texas. He was very sympathetic to the Native Americ
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Estimate : 50.00 - 75.00
Sold to w**********e for (65.00 + 14.30) = 79.30
 
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Early Denver Cover with Masonic Fancy Cancel [142868]1226 - Early Denver Cover with Masonic Fancy Cancel [142868]
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This is an excellent example of the famous Denver Masonic fancy cancel. Sent on April 4th. (Handwritten 1876), Corner advertising cover from H. &...
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Estimate : 150.00 - 250.00
Sold to w**********e for (130.00 + 28.60) = 158.60
 
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Fabulous Denver Postal History Archive [151608]1227 - Fabulous Denver Postal History Archive [151608]
Holabird Western Americana Collections
There are a total of 74 pieces of postal history here. Quite a few older covers. Many advertising covers. AND it all comes in a binder housed in a ver
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Estimate : 1,000.00 - 1,500.00
Sold to w**********e for (850.00 + 187.00) = 1,037.00
 
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Fabulous Early Denver Cover with Full Face Map [142869]1228 - Fabulous Early Denver Cover with Full Face Map [142869]
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It is not often that the back of a piece of postal history deserves first attention. But the back of this cover has a full face map of the railroads i
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Estimate : 300.00 - 500.00
Sold to w**********e for (250.00 + 55.00) = 305.00
 
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Free Coinage, 16-1 Cover and Letterhead [151532]1229 - Free Coinage, 16-1 Cover and Letterhead [151532]
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Free Coinage 16 to 1 stands for the effort of the western states involved in silver mining to keep the price of silver close to the price of gold. 1)
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Estimate : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to c*********p for (160.00 + 40.00) = 200.00
 
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Legal / Offices Postal History Collection from Denver, Colorado [151536]1230 - Legal / Offices Postal History Collection from Denver, Colorado [151536]
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Lot of seven: Scott J Anthony real estate (with Festival of Mountain and Plain adhesive stamp), Warren Hussey banker, large Barrow, Loy & Co rea...
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Estimate : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to W********y.. for (75.00 + 18.75) = 93.75
 
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Liquor and Cigar Related Postal History, Denver, Colorado [151530]1231 - Liquor and Cigar Related Postal History, Denver, Colorado [151530]
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Lot of four. 1) SPECTACULAR Cordova Cigar cover and billhead. 1/2 of cover is advertisement for the importer. Left 2/3’s had discoloration. B
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Estimate : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to w**********e for (55.00 + 12.10) = 67.10
 
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Phi Zang Brewing Company Color Corner Advertising [151534]1232 - Phi Zang Brewing Company Color Corner Advertising [151534]
Holabird Western Americana Collections
For bottle collectors, postal history collectors and billhead collectors this is a must have! Large color pictorial advertising. Adolph J. Zang genera
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Estimate : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to d*******f for (160.00 + 40.00) = 200.00
 
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Places to Shop In Denver in late 1800’s, Postal History [151537]1233 - Places to Shop In Denver in late 1800’s, Postal History [151537]
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Lot of eight. All with corner advertising. Yellow envelope for BL James paper hangings. 1/2 page corner advertising. 2) Fabulous HO Munger with pictor
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Estimate : 100.00 - 250.00
Sold to w**********e for (40.00 + 8.80) = 48.80
 
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Pomeroy, Chinese, Denver Corner Advertising Cover [151538]1234 - Pomeroy, Chinese, Denver Corner Advertising Cover [151538]
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1881 Pictorial 1/3 cover pictorial. Chinese merchant carrying Young Hyson Tea on a shoulder pole. Pomeroy Brothers specialized in Staple and Fancy Gro
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Estimate : 100.00 - 150.00
Sold to w**********e for (50.00 + 11.00) = 61.00
 
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Denver City Double Circle Postmark with Black Jack Stamp [145816]1235 - Denver City Double Circle Postmark with Black Jack Stamp [145816]
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Great postmark with a great looking stamp. Sent to Charles Nathrop of Oro City. Nathrop had a grist mill, store and ranch at the mouth of Chalk Creek.
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Estimate : 60.00 - 150.00
Sold to w**********e for (65.00 + 14.30) = 79.30
 
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Leavenworth City & Pikes Peak Express Cover [151615]1236 - Leavenworth City & Pikes Peak Express Cover [151615]
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Clearly stamped June 30, 1869. Addressed to Denver City, Kansas Territory. Killer over stamp says Cr--- Creek, Nov. 22. The Leavenworth City & P...
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Estimate : 3,000.00 - 4,000.00
Sold to w**********e for (1,300.00 + 286.00) = 1,586.00
 
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Jones & Russell Pikes Peak Express Company Cover [145814]1237 - Jones & Russell Pikes Peak Express Company Cover [145814]
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This cover has a very strong strike of the Jones & Russel. Inside the circle t says Denver City / October 6, 1869. The company ran for only 8 mo...
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Estimate : 400.00 - 600.00
Sold to w**********e for (750.00 + 165.00) = 915.00
 
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Jones & Russell Express with Mining Letter [145829]1238 - Jones & Russell Express with Mining Letter [145829]
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The Jones & Russell Pikes Peak Express was formed by John S. Jones and William H Russell in 1859. It was sold in 1860. This is a precursor to Ru...
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Estimate : 400.00 - 700.00
Sold to w**********e for (225.00 + 49.50) = 274.50
 
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Jones & Russell Pikes Peak Express Cover [145830]1239 - Jones & Russell Pikes Peak Express Cover [145830]
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The Jones & Russell Pikes Peak Express is from Denver City and dated May10. The cover entered the U. S. Mails on May 17, 1860 at Saint Joseph, M...
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Estimate : 400.00 - 600.00
Sold to w**********e for (300.00 + 66.00) = 366.00
 
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Central Overland California Express Company Cover [145813]1240 - Central Overland California Express Company Cover [145813]
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Central Overland California & Pikes Peak Express Dated December 7 in Denver City, K. T. and December 14 in St. Joseph December 14. A double cir...
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Estimate : 500.00 - 750.00
Sold to w**********e for (800.00 + 176.00) = 976.00
 
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Central Overland California and Pikes Peak Express [151617]1241 - Central Overland California and Pikes Peak Express [151617]
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Dated September 8 from Denver City, K. T. Two additional stamps for this company were applied on the reverse with St. Joseph at the bottom instead of
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Estimate : 500.00 - 800.00
Sold to w**********e for (650.00 + 143.00) = 793.00
 
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Hinckley & Co. Corner Cover with Stamp [151616]1242 - Hinckley & Co. Corner Cover with Stamp [151616]
Holabird Western Americana Collections
December 10 stamp of Hinckley. Stamp is very light. Stamped 'DUE 3.' Council Bluffs Dec. 18, 1860. Stamp cancels the 3c entire. This cover i...
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Estimate : 400.00 - 700.00
Sold to s*****d for (600.00 + 150.00) = 750.00
 
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Hinckley & Co. Express Mail Cover [145810]1243 - Hinckley & Co. Express Mail Cover [145810]
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Corner advertising cover. "Fast Run - via Denver - Paid Through" Dated Jan 10, 1861. Hinckley circle cancel only shows partly, but rest is...
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Estimate : 300.00 - 500.00
Sold to w**********e for (160.00 + 35.20) = 195.20
 
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Hinckley & Co's Express usage into Kansas Territory. [145831]1244 - Hinckley & Co's Express usage into Kansas Territory. [145831]
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Rarer Hinckley's express bringing mail into Colorado/Kansas. This letter is addressed to Mr. L. S. Briggs, Golden City, Kansas T. (eventually to...
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Estimate : 360.00 - 700.00
Sold to w**********e for (150.00 + 33.00) = 183.00
 
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Two Pikes Peak Express Companies on One Cover [151619]1245 - Two Pikes Peak Express Companies on One Cover [151619]
Holabird Western Americana Collections
This is a rare use of two expresses. Central Overland California & Pikes Peak and the Hinckley's & Company Express Denver City. Both are...
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Estimate : 400.00 - 600.00
Sold to a****y for (450.00 + 112.50) = 562.50
 
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Extremely Early Fort Lyon Postmark.  [145817]1246 - Extremely Early Fort Lyon Postmark. [145817]
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Postmarked Fort Lyon C. T. May 24, 1863. Target cancel. This is 9 months after the Fort Lyon received a post office. Fort Lyon was named after Nathani
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Estimate : 200.00 - 300.00
Sold to a****y for (250.00 + 62.50) = 312.50
 
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Golden City Early Postmark, Colorado [145818]1247 - Golden City Early Postmark, Colorado [145818]
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Golden City, Aug 9, Col. T. Average strike and average condition with Scott #114. Sent to Canon City, Colorado. Golden City was the post office name f
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Estimate : 100.00 - 150.00
Sold to w**********e for (55.00 + 12.10) = 67.10
 
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Rare Jefferson Territory Postal with Rare Manuscript Hinckley Express [145811]1248 - Rare Jefferson Territory Postal with Rare Manuscript Hinckley Express [145811]
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Cover is sent to Golden City, J. T. (Jefferson Territory). Golden City is now just known as Golden. Jefferson Territory was established on October 24
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Estimate : 240.00 - 500.00
Sold to w**********e for (100.00 + 22.00) = 122.00
 
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Two Jefferson Territory Covers to DH Moffat [145821]1249 - Two Jefferson Territory Covers to DH Moffat [145821]
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1) From Albany. Although not totally visible an imprinted stamp in back says Assorting House, Albany, N. Y. This is where ore from the mines would e s
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Estimate : 200.00 - 300.00
Sold to w**********e for (110.00 + 24.20) = 134.20
 
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