Western Frontiers Auction (October 2022)

Auction Details

Welcome to the “Western Frontiers Auction,” our October 2022 sale coming hot off the heels of our exciting summer auction series!

This 2,100 lot, four-day auction has collectibles in over a dozen categories including Native Americana, Mining, Express, Numismatics, Art, Bottles, Stocks, Militaria, and General Americana.

Featured Collections

*The Gary Bracken Collection, Part III*
We continue to offer great rarities from the collection of Ponca City lawyer Gary Bracken. This sale includes Native Americana (baskets and pottery), tokens (Colorado and Oklahoma), foreign coins, Colorado bottles and billheads, and much more.

*Jim & Barbara Sherman Private Western Mining Museum Collection*
More great items from this unbelievable Tucson mining museum collection. Included in this sale is a Wild West/ Law & Order document group with signatures of key Western lawmen and figures including Pat Garrett, Emmett Dalton, Sam Houston, and a contract signed by both Buffalo Bill & Pawnee Bill! Other items include US gold coins, autographs, mining artifacts, militaria, and more.

*Nevada Express Collection*
This sale is the start of us selling a private world-class Nevada (and California) mining collection. Included in this auction is a fantastic Nevada philatelic/express section with Wells Fargo covers from numerous Nevada mining camps. Stay tuned for more exciting items from this collection coming in future sales!

*Colorado Mining Collection*
We are thrilled to offer rare Colorado mining ephemera and stocks from a wonderful private Colorado collection. Many of the mining stocks in this sale are pieces we have not offered before. For those that follow our sales closely, you know what that says about the high quality of this collection!

*Cameron Holloway Collection*
Gorgeous Native American/Southwest rugs and weavings (Day 4); Ansel Adams photographic prints (Day 3); plus a large selection of musical instruments (Day 1).

*Joe Elcano Nevada Mining Collection*
We’re honored to continue offering Joe’s Nevada mining stocks to our collectors. This sale features over 50 different Nevada territorial stocks. This is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity! And, as a bonus, most of Joe’s stocks come with research and stories he uncovered while curating this collection.

*Native Americana*
In addition to baskets and pottery from the Bracken Collection, our large Native Americana section has jewelry, beadwork, ephemera, and a large group of beautiful rugs and weavings.

*Historic Political Collection*
Ribbons, badges, and collectibles from numerous presidents including Lincoln, Harrison, Teddy Roosevelt, JFK, and more.

*Militaria*
In addition to pieces from the Sherman Collection, we’re also offering rare military collectibles from a few other private collections. This sale has items from the Mexican War, Civil War, Indian Wars, and both World Wars including photographs, autographed documents, and artifacts.

*General Americana*
Photographs, rare documents, books, and artifacts from Alaska, Arizona, California, Colorado, Nevada, and more. Smaller categories include: gaming, tobacciana, musical instruments, and hard goods.

*Numismatics*
Gold US and foreign coins, currency, a large scrip collection, medals, exonumia, and tokens (California, Colorado, New Mexico, Oklahoma, incl. Indian Traders).

*Mining*
Gold ore specimens from the Dr. James A. Saunders Collection; rare Western mining ephemera from Arizona, California, Colorado, and Nevada; and mining artifacts including lamps, assay, gold pans, and scales.

*And more: Art including a small group of Ansel Adams Yosemite prints; oil and watercolor paintings; and scenic prints and Western illustrations. Cowboy collectibles: spurs, barbed wire, and belt buckles.

Be sure to use the Keyword Search Tool on our website to search for items in your collecting categories.

We have a wonderful set of auctions planned for the rest of 2022 including our SS Central America Auctions beginning at the end of this year. We are specifically looking for treasure-related items, ingots, gold nuggets, and Gold Rush collectibles to add to these sales that will feature “Treasures from the Land & Sea.”

And we’re always looking for consignments in other categories, including Mining, Railroadiana, Native Americana, Numismatics, Bottles, and more.

If you would like to know more about consigning, or if you have any questions or comments about this sale, please give our office a call at 775-851-1859.

Our friendly staff is ready to help you continue to build your collection. Or if you’re ready to sell, we’d love to bring your collection to market. We’ve created an astonishing community of customers around the world, including private collectors, institutions, and dealers. Your collection could set the next world-record!

Thanks again for your continued interest in our auctions. And as we like to say, bid early and bid often!

--The Holabird Team--

AUCTION SCHEDULE

Day 1, Thursday, October 13th, 2022 (Lots 1000-1550)
Express & Philatelic (1000-1125)
General Americana (1126-1550)
Geographically Sorted
Misc. Categories incl. Gaming, Tobacciana, & Musical Instruments

Day 2, Friday, October 14th, 2022 (Lots 2000-2535)
Political Collectibles (2000-2043)
Militaria (2044-2171)
Chronologically Sorted
Firearms & Weaponry (2172-2193)
Mining Artifacts & Ephemera (2194-2334)
Stock Certificates & Bonds (2335-2535)
Mining (2335-2501) feat. Colorado and Nevada
Railroad & Misc. (2502-2535)

Day 3, Saturday, October 15th, 2022 (Lots 3000-3528)
Art feat. Ansel Adams (3000-3055)
Wild West and Law & Order (3056-3100)
Cowboy (3101-3119)
Numismatics (3120-3528)
Coins (3120-3176)
Currency & Scrip (3177-3225)
Medals & Exonumia (3226-3273)
Tokens (3274-3528)

Day 4, Sunday October 16th, 2022 (Lots 4000-4485)
Native Americana (4000-4214)
Baskets
Pottery
Jewelry
Rugs
Apparel & Artifacts
Art & Ephemera
Saloon & Brewing Ephemera (4215-4238)
Bottles (4239-4485)

SHIPPING & HANDLING: The customer is responsible for all shipping and packaging charges. We offer shipping service as a convenience to our buyers. Items are not shipped until the invoice and shipping charges are completely paid. Shipping costs will be calculated and billed separately after your items have been paid for. Purchases will be shipped via our approved, insured carriers: FedEx, UPS, USPS or DHL. Pick up is available from our Reno office, once you have received your invoice post auction
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Nevada City, California early Wells Fargo Cover [151978]1001 - Nevada City, California early Wells Fargo Cover [151978]
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1850's Nevada Wells Fargo Express cover. 3 cent pink (U1) entire. Straight line March 2 date stamp. Date: 1850's Country (if not USA): ...
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Estimate : 100.00 - 150.00
Sold to w**********e for (55.00 + 12.10) = 67.10
 
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Sacramento Wells Fargo Express Receipts, 2 [158360]1002 - Sacramento Wells Fargo Express Receipts, 2 [158360]
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2 California Wells Fargo receipts. 1870 receipt for $150 in coin, 1873 $200 for estate of Henry Roach. About 5.5x7.5". Date: Country (if ...
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Sonora, California Wells Fargo Cover [156687]1003 - Sonora, California Wells Fargo Cover [156687]
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Sonora Wells Fargo Express date stamp NOT on a Wells Fargo cover. 1850's. Blue oval. Not An entire or with a U. S. postage stamp! Extremely fine...
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Estimate : 200.00 - 400.00
Sold to w**********e for (80.00 + 17.60) = 97.60
 
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Pony Express Cover Dated June 30, 1861 [157587]1004 - Pony Express Cover Dated June 30, 1861 [157587]
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This is a stamped "Pony Express" cover from Cadiz, Ohio to Yreka California dated June 30, 1861. It would be noted that the Pony Express s...
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Estimate : 300.00 - 600.00
Sold to w********r.. for (550.00 + 137.50) = 687.50
 
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Wells Fargo Documents incl. Adolph Sutro Signature [157583]1005 - Wells Fargo Documents incl. Adolph Sutro Signature [157583]
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These are six documents from Wells Fargo Bank. A check written from Wells Fargo Bank in Virginia (City), Nevada 1880; a bank note from WFB in London
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Estimate : 200.00 - 300.00
Sold to t********f for (110.00 + 27.50) = 137.50
 
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California Wells Fargo Express Receipts, 3 [158361]1006 - California Wells Fargo Express Receipts, 3 [158361]
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3 Wells Fargo receipts, not for coin and bullion. Sacramento 1867 with brown spot and 1909 Grass Valley. San Francisco 1894. About 6x8". Date:...
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Sold to c*****r for (40.00 + 10.00) = 50.00
 
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California & Oregon Stage/Express Receipts, 2 [158354]1007 - California & Oregon Stage/Express Receipts, 2 [158354]
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1877 Moore's Flat and Eureka Express way bill.4.25x14", seam toning. 1864 Oregon Stage receipt for 6271 lbs. of oats. Date: Country (if ...
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Estimate : 100.00 - 120.00
Sold to w**********e for (35.00 + 7.70) = 42.70
 
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Overland Stage & Mail Letterheads, Ben Holladay Signed Check [158352]1008 - Overland Stage & Mail Letterheads, Ben Holladay Signed Check [158352]
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1864 Overland Stage Line blue letterhead signed by A L Halsey 10x8". 1865 Overland Mail letterhead, signed by H L Rumfield, station agent for B...
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Estimate : 500.00 - 1,000.00
Sold to l********d for (325.00 + 81.25) = 406.25
 
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The Overland Stage to California [157114]1009 - The Overland Stage to California [157114]
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1901 by Root & Connelly. Nice early resource. Includes drivers, first overland mail, Smoky Hill route, Oketo Cut-off, portraits of key people. I...
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Estimate : 300.00 - 500.00
Sold to p********n for (225.00 + 56.25) = 281.25
 
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Fort Leavenworth Quarter Master's Office Letterhead for Pony Express Russell, Majors & Waddell [15831010 - Fort Leavenworth Quarter Master's Office Letterhead for Pony Express Russell, Majors & Waddell [1583
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1860 letterhead on blue paper, dateline Fort Leavenworth, KT, Quartermaster's Office for boxes, bales and bundles. To be paid by Russell, Majors...
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Estimate : 900.00 - 2,000.00
Sold to w**********e for (400.00 + 88.00) = 488.00
 
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Aurora, Nevada Wells Fargo Express. Early.  [151909]1011 - Aurora, Nevada Wells Fargo Express. Early. [151909]
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Part of Crittenden Collection. Addressed to Mrs. C. C. Crittenden, Ross House, San Francisco. Crittenden was born on January 14, 1816 and was an early
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Estimate : 200.00 - 300.00
Sold to c****s for (350.00 + 87.50) = 437.50
 
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Austin (Overland Stage) Wells Fargo Cover with Contents (and no stamp!) [157178]1012 - Austin (Overland Stage) Wells Fargo Cover with Contents (and no stamp!) [157178]
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This is indeed an unusual piece. Jefferson Salsig is writing his wife on October 23, 1864 in Three Rivers, Michigan. Now it might be confusing in that
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Estimate : 100.00 - 150.00
Sold to w**********e for (110.00 + 24.20) = 134.20
 
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Double Rate Austin, NT Wells Fargo Cover [151913]1013 - Double Rate Austin, NT Wells Fargo Cover [151913]
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Scarce! Double Rate Austin, Nevada Territory. On three cent entire and a 3c Washington U. S. Postage Stamp. The postmark has been applied twice to act
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Sold to w**********e for (325.00 + 71.50) = 396.50
 
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Very Early Austin, Nevada Territory Cover [151917]1014 - Very Early Austin, Nevada Territory Cover [151917]
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This cover was sent right around the time Nevada became a state. Almost assuredly territorial. Known to be used from June of 1864 to January of 1865.
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Estimate : 100.00 - 150.00
Sold to w**********e for (120.00 + 26.40) = 146.40
 
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Austin, Nevada Wells Fargo Scarce Cancel [151911]1015 - Austin, Nevada Wells Fargo Scarce Cancel [151911]
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Leutzinger lists this cancel as a type 16-5. Only two locations are known to use this cancel: Austin, Nevada and Eugene City, Oregon. It is a single-l
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Estimate : 300.00 - 400.00
Sold to w**********e for (110.00 + 24.20) = 134.20
 
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Battle Mountain Station Wells Fargo Cover with Contents [157180]1016 - Battle Mountain Station Wells Fargo Cover with Contents [157180]
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Nice Battle Mtn St Wells Fargo stamp. Letter was from George Crum and delivered to James Haris, Golden Eagle Hotel, Sac. City. Received August 28, 187
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Estimate : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to w**********e for (85.00 + 18.70) = 103.70
 
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Battle Mountain Wells Fargo Cover with Contents [157172]1017 - Battle Mountain Wells Fargo Cover with Contents [157172]
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From George Crum to James Haris, Golden Eagle Hotel, Sacramento. Received on August 21, 1876. Cancel is strong with Battle being excellent, but Mt. be
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Estimate : 100.00 - 150.00
Sold to w**********e for (90.00 + 19.80) = 109.80
 
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Battle Mountain, Nevada Wells Fargo Cover [151926]1018 - Battle Mountain, Nevada Wells Fargo Cover [151926]
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1882-1884 Wells Fargo Frank Type WF-H. 2 cent pink (U65). Makes this sent around 1884. Sent to B. F. Wilson of Galena. There were several Galena, Nev
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Estimate : 150.00 - 250.00
Sold to w**********e for (110.00 + 24.20) = 134.20
 
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Battle Mountain Station, Nevada Wells Fargo Cover [151925]1019 - Battle Mountain Station, Nevada Wells Fargo Cover [151925]
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This is an earlier version of the Wells Fargo Battle Mountain Postmark. It was never known as Battle Mountain Station in postal history covers, so Wel
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Sold to w**********e for (110.00 + 24.20) = 134.20
 
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Belleville, Nevada Wells Fargo Advertising Cover [151922]1020 - Belleville, Nevada Wells Fargo Advertising Cover [151922]
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Left side advertising for the Farrington Brothers of Belleville, Nevada. The Farrington family was more famous for their time in the Bodie area. (Most
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Sold to j*****t for (325.00 + 81.25) = 406.25
 
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Belmont, Nevada Wells Fargo Cover (1) [151923]1021 - Belmont, Nevada Wells Fargo Cover (1) [151923]
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Reads Belmont, Nev. Stamped April 2nd. Wells Fargo entire 3 cent green (U82). Belmont was established following a silver strike in 1865. The town was
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Sold to w**********e for (60.00 + 13.20) = 73.20
 
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Belmont, Nevada Wells Fargo Cover [151924]1022 - Belmont, Nevada Wells Fargo Cover [151924]
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Has no Nev in date stamp. Stamped Feb 2nd. Wells Fargo entire 3 cent red (U21). Our research shows this to be the harder Belmont postmark to find. Bel
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Sold to w**********e for (110.00 + 24.20) = 134.20
 
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Beowawe, Nevada Wells Fargo Cover [151921]1023 - Beowawe, Nevada Wells Fargo Cover [151921]
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Great piece! Type 10-17 (Leutzinger). Only two other locations used this style; Mayfield and Oceanside in California. Three cent green entire (U82) wi
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Estimate : 300.00 - 600.00
Sold to w**********e for (160.00 + 35.20) = 195.20
 
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Blue Candelaria Wells Fargo Postmark [151918]1024 - Blue Candelaria Wells Fargo Postmark [151918]
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3 cent green (U82). Addressed to J Mattingly of San Francisco. Light staining middle. Candelaria was another Nevada mining camp. Unlike many smaller
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Estimate : 200.00 - 300.00
Sold to j*****t for (160.00 + 40.00) = 200.00
 
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Carlin Wells Fargo Cover with Contents [157171]1025 - Carlin Wells Fargo Cover with Contents [157171]
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Letter addressed to none other than W. S. Hobart in Virginia City, but of Lake Tahoe lumbering fame. Hobart had diverse interest in Nevada besides min
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Estimate : 200.00 - 500.00
Sold to w**********e for (100.00 + 22.00) = 122.00
 
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Carson, Nev. Wells Fargo Chinese Cover [151928]1026 - Carson, Nev. Wells Fargo Chinese Cover [151928]
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Sent from Carson, Nev. to Quong Chong Sing of San Francisco. Chinese characters on right. The Chinese were critically important in early Nevada as the
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Estimate : 200.00 - 400.00
Sold to w**********e for (110.00 + 24.20) = 134.20
 
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Carson City Wells Fargo Mexican Silver MC Advertising [151927]1027 - Carson City Wells Fargo Mexican Silver MC Advertising [151927]
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Nicely struck (Carson City is very strong) blue dateless handstamp on 1861 3¢ pink entire. Should make this territorial or very early statehoo
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Estimate : 240.00 - 350.00
Sold to B*****8 for (200.00 + 50.00) = 250.00
 
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Cedar Pass, Nevada Wells Fargo Cover [151920]1028 - Cedar Pass, Nevada Wells Fargo Cover [151920]
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Scarce Nevada Wells Fargo cover from a scarce Nevada locality. Located in northeastern White Pine County. There was never a Cedar Pass post office!!!
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Estimate : 400.00 - 500.00
Sold to j*****t for (750.00 + 187.50) = 937.50
 
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Clifton, Nevada Territory Wells Fargo Cover [151919]1029 - Clifton, Nevada Territory Wells Fargo Cover [151919]
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Nice blue oval stamp. Location on bottom of stamp clearly visible! Envelope torn right. Small stain left side. Addressed to Mrs. Frank Lewis of San Jo
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Estimate : 300.00 - 400.00
Sold to w**********e for (150.00 + 33.00) = 183.00
 
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Columbus, Nevada Wells Fargo Double Rate, Double Stamp Cover [151929]1030 - Columbus, Nevada Wells Fargo Double Rate, Double Stamp Cover [151929]
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This cover has a 3c entire green U164 and 3c postage U46. Secondary illegible postmark inside the Columbus postmark. Columbus was another short term,
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Estimate : 200.00 - 300.00
Sold to j*****t for (275.00 + 68.75) = 343.75
 
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Rare Columbus, Nevada Wells Fargo Cover [151916]1031 - Rare Columbus, Nevada Wells Fargo Cover [151916]
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Addressed to Man Lee (Chinese?) in San Francisco. Two cent red U61. Columbus was another short term, but important mining town in Nevada. It started o
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Estimate : 200.00 - 350.00
Sold to F******2 for (250.00 + 62.50) = 312.50
 
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Dayton, Nevada Territory Wells Fargo Cover [151915]1032 - Dayton, Nevada Territory Wells Fargo Cover [151915]
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Another early Nevada territorial piece. Addressed to Robert Simson, Lawyer. An envelope addressed to a lawyer in San Francisco, is most probably minin
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Estimate : 300.00 - 400.00
Sold to w**********e for (275.00 + 60.50) = 335.50
 
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Very Rare Large Dayton, Nevada Postmark [151914]1033 - Very Rare Large Dayton, Nevada Postmark [151914]
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You can't find this postmark every day. Overall, a strong strike. Dated March 10, 1881. The 10 has been hand written! Addressed to J Farrell of ...
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Estimate : 100.00 - 150.00
Sold to w**********e for (45.00 + 9.90) = 54.90
 
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Early Elko, Nevada Wells Fargo cover  [151931]1034 - Early Elko, Nevada Wells Fargo cover [151931]
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Date stamped Wells Fargo 3 cent red (U21) entire. Probably mailed near the beginning of the transcontinental railroad. Sent to James Deming of San Fra
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Estimate : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to w**********e for (60.00 + 13.20) = 73.20
 
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Elko Wells Fargo Cover with Contents [157177]1035 - Elko Wells Fargo Cover with Contents [157177]
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Weak strike. Addressed to Gen. Thomas Williams in Virginia City. Written by HC Street. Letter is political. Elko County needs a slate of candidates to
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Estimate : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to j*****0 for (50.00 + 11.00) = 61.00
 
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Two Different Empire City, Nevada Wells Fargo Cover-Contents [151930]1036 - Two Different Empire City, Nevada Wells Fargo Cover-Contents [151930]
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1) Empire City postmark on white entire with 3c green (U164). San Jose Wells Fargo postmark on reverse. Letter is from F. D. Stadtmuller to his wife.
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Estimate : 200.00 - 300.00
Sold to j*****t for (120.00 + 30.00) = 150.00
 
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Esmeralda, Nevada Territory Cover [151933]1037 - Esmeralda, Nevada Territory Cover [151933]
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Postmark; Esmeralda N. T. Dec. 26 1863. Fine cancel. Known usage 1863 and 1864. Rarity 8 . The name Esmeralda would soon be changed to Aurora;
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Estimate : 200.00 - 400.00
Sold to c****s for (500.00 + 125.00) = 625.00
 
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Eureka Wells Fargo Cover with Contents [157174]1038 - Eureka Wells Fargo Cover with Contents [157174]
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Strong strike. Addressed to WA Seaton of Dayton, Nevada. Letter dated November 17, 1870. Written from CC Goodwin and about an arbitration. The letter
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Estimate : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to c********l for (60.00 + 15.00) = 75.00
 
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Eureka Wells Fargo Cover with Contents [157175]1039 - Eureka Wells Fargo Cover with Contents [157175]
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Good strike. Addressed to WA Seaton of Dayton, Nevada. Letter dated November 2, 1870. Written from CC Goodwin. Goodwin was one of the most colorful me
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Estimate : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to c********l for (50.00 + 12.50) = 62.50
 
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Eureka, Nevada Wells Fargo Express addressed to Col. Whipple [151932]1040 - Eureka, Nevada Wells Fargo Express addressed to Col. Whipple [151932]
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Three cent pink entire. Type 12-3. Fancy EXPRESS stamp. Also a post office cancel top right. Stephen Girard Whipple was a 49er, newspaper editor, poli
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Estimate : 150.00 - 300.00
Sold to w**********e for (110.00 + 24.20) = 134.20
 
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Galena, Lander County, Nevada WF Cover with Contents [151942]1041 - Galena, Lander County, Nevada WF Cover with Contents [151942]
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Letter included (talks about prospecting, "Setting up the company for prospecting, I have several good chances", etc.). 3 cent green (U44)...
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Estimate : 200.00 - 300.00
Sold to j*****t for (250.00 + 62.50) = 312.50
 
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Genoa, Nevada Wells Fargo Cover. [151935]1042 - Genoa, Nevada Wells Fargo Cover. [151935]
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Leutzinger Handstamp Type 3.3 - Red 3 cent (U12). Excellent blue handstamp on 1860-61 3¢ Star-Die entire with company frank to San Francisco,
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Estimate : 400.00 - 500.00
Sold to j*****t for (200.00 + 50.00) = 250.00
 
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Genoa, Wells Fargo Cover with mining letter [157170]1043 - Genoa, Wells Fargo Cover with mining letter [157170]
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Nevada Territory Wells Fargo Cover. Addressed to Capt. James Jones of San Francisco. Hand written on bottom is FAS Jones, Mt. Bullion, Monitor Distric
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Estimate : 220.00 - 400.00
Sold to f*****E for (120.00 + 30.00) = 150.00
 
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Nice Golconda Pacific Union Express Cover [151937]1044 - Nice Golconda Pacific Union Express Cover [151937]
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Two double circle extremely nice Pacific Union Ex. postmarks. Dated July 6. On 3 cent pink (U21) entire. Sent to RB Ellis of Reno. Golconda was founde
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Estimate : 200.00 - 400.00
Sold to w**********e for (160.00 + 35.20) = 195.20
 
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Gold Hill, Utah Territory Wells Fargo Cover [151936]1045 - Gold Hill, Utah Territory Wells Fargo Cover [151936]
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The state of Nevada was at one time part of Utah Territory. That changed in March of 1861 when the Nevada Territory was created. That probably makes t
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Estimate : 400.00 - 600.00
Sold to C******n for (650.00 + 162.50) = 812.50
 
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Gold Hill, Nevada Territory Wells Fargo Cover (1) [151938]1046 - Gold Hill, Nevada Territory Wells Fargo Cover (1) [151938]
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Wells, Fargo & Co., Gold Hill, N.T., Jan 23, two strikes of blue oval date stamp tying 1861, 3¢ rose, two singles on 1860, 3¢ pink ent
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Estimate : 200.00 - 250.00
Sold to w**********e for (425.00 + 93.50) = 518.50
 
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Gold Hill, Nevada Territory Wells Fargo Cover on WF Envelope [151940]1047 - Gold Hill, Nevada Territory Wells Fargo Cover on WF Envelope [151940]
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Preprinted envelope Agent of Wells, Fargo & Co's Express. No postage stamp! Top of stamp is light, but bottom is very strong. Addressed to t...
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Estimate : 150.00 - 200.00
Sold to j*****t for (75.00 + 18.75) = 93.75
 
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Gold Hill, Nevada Territory Wells Fargo Cover [151939]1048 - Gold Hill, Nevada Territory Wells Fargo Cover [151939]
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Addressed to Mrs. C. C. Crittenden making this part of the Crittenden papers. Dated 8-6-64. Wells Fargo 3 cent pink (U21) entire. Nice blue strike
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Estimate : 200.00 - 250.00
Sold to c********e for (140.00 + 35.00) = 175.00
 
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Gold Hill Wells Fargo Cover [157080]1049 - Gold Hill Wells Fargo Cover [157080]
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No doubt this envelope has seen better days (see photo). But it contains a STRONG Wells, Fargo Co. / Jul / Gold Hill Nev. stamp! 3 cent pink (U13) en
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Estimate : 100.00 - 150.00
Sold to C******n for (30.00 + 7.50) = 37.50
 
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