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    Postal Used Stage Coach Line Cover. This illustrated cover on yellow paper was issued for "Barlow & Sanderson's Southern Overland Mail & Express" which operated out of St. Louis. This was one of the major stage coach lines serving the South and the West. In 1876, they were operating the California and Oregon Stage Line having been granted the mail delivery contract by Washington, D.C. This cover has a wonderful vignette of a Barlow & Sanderson stage coach being hauled by a six-horse team up a curving mountain road. It is postmarked [St. Louis], Missouri. Some damage to the extreme left margin, not affecting stamp, has been professionally restored.

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    November, 2010
    17th Wednesday
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