WHITNEY & CO'S EXPRESS USED COVER TO SAN FRANCISCO CA BLUE 1874 TOWN CANCEL W CERT

 

Whitney & Co's. Express printed frank (Haller FW13) on 3c Green entire (U82) to San Francisco, blue "Somersville Cal. July 7, 1874" double-circle datestamp, docketed on back, reduced at left and small stain spots, still Fine and very scarce used example.

 

*** This cover was originally purchased in 2006 from Siegel Auctions, and since then has been expertly repaired and PF Certified.  Source: Siegel Auctions, Sale 908 Lot 4398 

 

 

Whitney took over Bamber's Contra Costa route and issued franks in the same style (in 1874, not 1875 as noted in references), ex Edwards.

Whitney & Co'S Express Cover To San Francisco Ca Blue 1874 Town Cancel W Cert

SKU: 191195
$373.75Price

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