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    1858, July, Honolulu to San Francisco, "Wells, Fargo & Co., Express, Honolulu" rare oval handstamp with "Express" in Germanic type (Leutzinger 3-1), Very Fine strike in blue on full edition of The Polynesian, a four-page, full folio size newspaper, dated September 24, 1858; couple insignificant paper flaws, Fine to Very Fine. A remarkable strike of this exceedingly rare handstamp.

    Estimate $3,000-$4,000

    ONE OF ONLY TWO RECORDED STRIKES OF THIS HONOLULU WELLS FARGO MARKING.

    From the Ron Cipolla Collection


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    Auction Dates
    December, 2009
    11th-14th Friday-Monday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 4
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