Details For Cover ID# 27571

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Cover Type: USA domestic stampless
Entered by: frajola
Added on:Nov 11, 18
Edited on:Aug 15, 19
 
Postmark: circa 1856
Origin: Pacific Railroad, Missouri, UNITED STATES
Destination: UNITED STATES
 
Description:

[1857/1861, Pacific Rail Road Company] three items - an 1861 multicolor rail road pass (image of mounted here) signed by D.R. Garrison as President; a blue cameo corner card cover with train illustration used from California, MO with 3c Dull Red (#11); and a perfect strike "Pacific Railroad" route agent handstamp (Remele type P1b) tying a 3c Dull Red to cover, the group ex Risvold (Jan 2010 auction brought $2,280 including buyer's premium), ex Kramer and David New

On September 16, 1858, the first westbound mail was carried from Saint Louis to Tipton, Missouri by the newly constructed Pacific Railroad, a distance of one hundred and sixty miles. On arrival at Tipton at 6 PM the same day, the mail was transferred to the first Butterfield Route westbound stage for its long journey of two thousand, seven hundred and thirty miles - the longest continuous stage line in history. The first westbound stage arrived in San Francisco on Sunday morning October 10th in the all over time of 23 days, and 23.5 hours. California is the first station east of Tipton.

Owner's ID: 4807
 
Certificate? No
For Sale? Yes, for US$ 1500.   Interested in this cover? Contact frajola.
Stampless? No
Stamps:Stamp images are from reference catalog. Click image to view at larger resolution.
[SNS 4] SNS# 4 [1851 3¢ Orange Brown - USA Stamps 1851-1856 Issue]
[SNS 9] SNS# 9 [1857 3¢ Dull Red - USA Stamps 1857-1860 Issue]