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    Rare "Overland Mail Route to California" Stagecoach Line Broadside, Portland, Oregon, 1866. This outstanding advertising broadside is printed on heavy paper sometimes referred to as enameled and is letterpressed in red and blue for the H. W. Corbett Company, proprietors of the Oregon Stage Line. Measuring 11" x 14", it dramatically depicts a California Stage Company "Concord" stagecoach racing through the countryside as pulled by six charging horses. Dated July 19, 1866, the advertisement advises potential customers to contact the ticket office at Arringoni's Hotel Portland, Oregon. The text reminds customers that they will enjoy "picturesque scenery" and that "travelers avoid risk of ocean journey". "Overland Mail Route to California/ Through in Six Days to Sacramento...Oregon Line of Stage Coaches... H.W. Corbett & Co., Proprietors Oregon Stage Line. Portland, July 19, 1866." W. D. Carter, Printer, Front St., Portland, Oregon.

    Condition: Very fine-excellent, right bottom corner missing a little white color, and left side edge has minimal color loss.


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    January, 2009
    23rd-25th Friday-Sunday
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