Details For Cover ID# 27336

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Cover Type: USA outbound with stamp(s)
Entered by: frajola
Added on:Aug 8, 18
Edited on:Aug 11, 18
Postmark: Jul 1863
Origin: Boise Mines - Walla Walla, Washington, UNITED STATES
Destination: Paris, FRANCE

[Rockfellow & Co's Express Paid 50c to France] printed premium service frank on Wells Fargo franked 3c pink entire used to Paris, France, carried by Rockfellow's Express to Wells Fargo at Walla Walla, Washington and with their Jul 30 blue oval datestamp, overland by Wells Fargo and entered the mails at New York with their unpaid Sep 1 exchange office debit datestamp, red French entry and "8" decimes due handstamp, arrival backstamp, an outstanding conjunctive express use from a short-lived express used to a foreign destination, a highlight of the collection

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Rockfellow & Co's Express (May 1863 - Oct 1863)

This express ran from Walla Walla to John Day Country in Oregon and to Boise Basin in Idaho following Wells, Fargo's withdrawal from the route on May 17, 1863. Later when Indian troubles lessened and production of bullion greatly increased, Wells, Fargo purchased the Rockfellow Express on Oct 17, 1863.

Owner's ID: 4194
Certificate? No
For Sale? No
Stampless? No
Stamps:Stamp images are from reference catalog. Click image to view at larger resolution.