Skip to main content
Go to accessibility notice


    A RARE 'OVERLAND MAIL ROUTE' STAGECOACH LINE BROADSIDE BY W. D. CARTER, PORTLAND, OREGON 1866. - This outstanding Overland Mail Route broadside is printed on heavy paper and is a letterpress engraving advertisement for the H. W. Corbett Company, proprietors of the Oregon Stage Line in 1866. Measuring 13 1/2" x 10 1/2" the broadside 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' at Portland, Oregon. The text reminds customers that they will enjoy 'pictueresque 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 Printed (LL, within image): H. Eastman; (LR, within image) W. Ke[i]th.; (on stagecoach): California Stage Comp[an]y.

    Condition: The broadside has faded throughout concerning the original red print however the blue print is still vivid, especially at the borders. There is a light brown stain across 3/4 of the broadside however the image of the stagecoach and horse is in a strong black ink. The broadside is nicely framed in a 19th century wood and gesso stenciled frame.

    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    November, 2007
    11th Sunday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 4
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
    Page Views: 4,034

    Buyer's Premium per Lot:
    19.5% of the successful bid (minimum $9) per lot.

    Sold for: Sign-in or Join (free & quick)
    Track Item

    Heritage membership

    Join Now - It's Free

    1. Past Auction Values (prices, photos, full descriptions, etc.)
    2. Bid online
    3. Free Collector newsletter
    4. Want List with instant e-mail notifications
    5. Reduced auction commissions when you resell your
    Consign now
    • Cash Advances
    • More Bidders
    • Trusted Experts
    • Over 200,000 Satisfied Consignors Since 1976
    Consign to the 2021 May 21 - 22 Space Exploration Signature Auction - Dallas.

    Learn about consigning with us

    We had a wonderful time in New York during the October 2013 Historical Manuscripts auction that featured my mother’s papers collected during her tenure as Martin Luther King, Jr.’s secretary. In fact, the entire experience from beginning to end has been a pleasure.
    Howard Ballou,
    Brandon, MS
    View More Testimonials receives more traffic than any other auction house website. (Source:

    Video tutorial

    Getting the most out of search