Lot 905, Barnard’s Express Cover from San Francisco to Cariboo, with three cent red Small Queen

Lot 905, Barnard's Express Cover from San Francisco to Cariboo, with three cent red Small QueenLot 905 Barnard’s Express Cover, being a Wells, Fargo & Co. 3c green Washington stationery cover with full corner card and “PAID” company franking. Mailed from San Francisco to “Cariboo,” this cover is franked with a very fine 3c red Small Queen, tied by double circle handstamps from Barnard’s Express, with another free strike, alongside two matching free strikes of “collect.” Overall soiling and opening tear at bottom right, else a scarce cover with better markings. Rsv. Estimate $750.

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