Details For Cover ID# 27204

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Cover Type: USA domestic with stamp(s)
Entered by: frajola
Added on:Jun 14, 18
Edited on:Jun 15, 18
 
Postmark: circa Sep 12, 1869
Origin: Loon Creek / Idaho City, Idaho, UNITED STATES
Destination: Treasure City, Nevada, UNITED STATES
 
Description:

Loon Creek Express / Paid frank printed vertically on Wells Fargo franked 3c pink entire used to Treasure City, Nevada, conjunctive use with Wells Fargo & Co Idaho City Sep 12 blue express datestamp, addition Wells Fargo Treasure City Sep 16 arrival datestamp on reverse, ex Dale Lichtenstein and Kramer, the only reported example and probably dates from the period when the express was operated by Henry H. Knapp

A newspaper ad when operated by Hunter is 1870:

Express to Loon Creek, via Centerville, Placerville and Deadwood.
All letters and packages addressed, "Care Miners' Loon Creek Express"
will be promptly delivered. Headquarters in Idaho City, at Greenback' s
Store. May 26,1870 - m3 J. H. Hunter.

Owner's ID: 3487
 
Certificate? No
For Sale? No
Stampless? No
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