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3 edition of Wells, Fargo & Company 1861 Pony Express issues found in the catalog.

Wells, Fargo & Company 1861 Pony Express issues

Scott R. Trepel

Wells, Fargo & Company 1861 Pony Express issues

by Scott R. Trepel

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Published by Robert A. Siegel Auction Galleries in New York, N.Y .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Wells, Fargo & Company,
  • Pony express -- On postage stamps

  • Edition Notes

    StatementScott R. Trepel.
    ContributionsR.A. Siegel Auction Galleries.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination40 p. :
    Number of Pages40
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23037171M
    OCLC/WorldCa62270030

    The Pony Express was a mail service delivering messages, newspapers, and mail using relays of horse-mounted riders that operated from April 3, , to Octo , between Missouri and California in the United States of America.. Operated by Central Overland California and Pike's Peak Express Company, the Pony Express was a great financial investment to the U.S. Details about Rare Wells Fargo & Company Express Book from Mendocino County CA. Rare Wells Fargo & Company Express Book from Mendocino County CA. Up for auction is a rare Wells Fargo & Company Book showing Goods & Packages on hand at their Mendocino County Office. It has pages with a good portion of the pages Seller Rating: % positive.

    There are three recorded blocks of the $ Garter plate proof which originally formed a large multiple with the word Sample” written across it (see Wells, Fargo & Company Pony Express Issues, p. 16). A digital reconstruction of the Garter sheet format is shown here. .   Use the Wells Fargo locator to find the branch nearest you. Redeem Wells Fargo Go Far TM Rewards for Mike, while supplies last. Call the Wells Fargo Pony Order Line at and order a pony, while supplies last, from Nov. 28 to Jan. 31 to help The First Tee. Ponies are $ each plus tax and shipping — limit three plush ponies per.

      The bank helped start Overland Mail Company, which was created to supply the speediest communications the West had ever seen. In fact, its famed stagecoach logo is tied in with the short-lived Pony Express mail service, which Wells Fargo took over in After the completion of the transcontinental railroad, Wells Fargo made it a point to adopt the motto “Ocean-to-Ocean,” and in . Robert A. Siegel Auction Galleries, Inc. The World Traveler Collection of U.S. Revenues - Jim Forte Worldwide Stamps Net Price Sale - Colonial Stamp Company Spring Sale - .


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Wells, Fargo & Company 1861 Pony Express issues by Scott R. Trepel Download PDF EPUB FB2

WELLS, FARGO & COMPANY PONY EXPRESS ISSUES SCOTT R. TREPEL This treatise has three objectives. The first is to explain when and why the Wells, Fargo & Company’s Pony Express stamps were issued. The second is to explain how the printing plates.

Wells, Fargo & Company Pony Express Issues [Scott R. Trepel] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Wells, Fargo & Company Pony Express IssuesPrice: $ InWells Fargo helped start the Overland Mail Company — the famed “Butterfield Line” — to meet the demand for speedy communications across the west.

InWells Fargo also took over operations of the western leg of the famed, but short-lived, Pony Express.

InWells Fargo combined all the major western stage lines. ’s Wells Fargo & Co. Express HARDWICK California Register Ledger Book NEAT!. $ 2 bids. $ shipping. Ending May 31 at PM PDT 2d 12h.

Wells Fargo & Co. Pony Express Rider Since Commemorative Coin Made In USA. $ Wells Fargo & Company - NYC - Zimmermann Secretary - Letter Bank - Rare. $ InWells and Fargo founded Wells, Fargo & Co. to serve the West. The new company offered multiple banking services: buying gold, selling paper bank drafts as gold, and express delivery of gold, as well as anything else transportable that had value.

Wells Fargo opened for business in San Francisco. Wells, Fargo & Co. Pony Express, $ Red (L3). Complete sheet of 40 comprising right and left panes, Position R9 is the "Broken Leg" flaw, creases, tears and damaged at bottom, nonetheless an important and rare (three known) sheet of the $ Pony Express stamp, this issue was officially authorized by the U.S.

Congress and therefore should be considered a semi-official U.S. The Wells Fargo stagecoach empire was short lived. Although the Central Pacific Railroad, already operating over the Sierra Mountains to Reno, Nevada, carried Wells Fargo's express, the company did not have an exclusive er, the Union Pacific Railroad was encroaching on the territory served by Wells Fargo stagelines.

Ashbel H. Barney, Danforth Barney's brother and cofounder of. When Wells Fargo (Wells, Fargo and Company) established its express and banking business in the California gold country in Julyit inadvertently inspired two additional enterprises. As the company exchanged, stored and transported gold for miners, a succession of robbers emerged to steal the gold.

John Butterfield () was a transportation pioneer in the midth century in the American Northwest and Southwest. He founded many companies, including American Express that is still in operation today. The Butterfield Overland Mail Company was the longest stage line in the world.

The line operated from to on the Southern Overland Trail and established an important connection. The Wells Fargo-run Overland Mail Company operated the Pony Express from California to Salt Lake City.

Wells Fargo’s Great Overland Mail InWells Fargo bought out Ben Holladay's expanding network and combined it with the Pioneer and the Overland Mail stagelines to create the largest stagecoach empire in the world. Henry Wells (–78) and William Fargo (–81) first worked together when they broke the Post Office monopoly on mail service along the Erie Canal in the s.

In they incorporated Wells, Fargo & Company and went into the express business in California, carrying gold, letters, packages, and freight between the mining regions and Reviews: Wells, Fargo & Company Pony Express Issues.

$ Trepel, et al. U.S. Postmarks and Cancellations - The Philatelic Foundation Seminar Series - Textbook No. 3 20th Century Mint Issues Back-of-the-Book Issues Literature. Alan E. Cohen Premium Quality Stamps for Collectors e-mail [email protected] phone () Jul 1, - Explore spiny's board "Pony Express/Wells Fargo", followed by people on Pinterest.

See more ideas about Pony express, Pony and Old west pins. Wells, Fargo & Company Pony Express Issues by Scott R. Trepel, An excellent and long needed new study of the $1, $2 and $4 Pony Stamps along with the $1 Garter and the reprints.

Also an excellent description of classic lithography as applicable to these stamps. 40 pages, color, card, published compliments of Robert A. Siegel Auction.

- Wells Fargo managed the Pony Express from April 1,until its demise in October. During that time the company issued five “Horse and Rider” stamps of this type in different colors and denominations.

These semi-official stamps were used only on eastbound mail originating in California. OCLC Number: Notes: "Reprinted from Journal of the West, volume XI, no. July, " Cover title.

Description: pages illustrations, maps ; 25 cm. Get this from a library. Pony Express versus Wells Fargo Express: or hoof prints that can not be eroded by time. [Waddell F Smith] -- Author corrected the claim often made by Wells Fargo & Company that it operated the Pony Express.

The Overland Mail Company operated the Pony Express. For six months inWells Fargo acted as an. Wells Fargo, multinational financial services company with headquarters in San Francisco, founders of the original company were Henry Wells (–78) and William George Fargo (–81), who had earlier helped establish the American Express and other investors established Wells, Fargo & Company in March to handle the banking and express business prompted by.

Townley, John M. The Pony Express Guide Book: Across Nevada with the Pony Express and Overland Stage Line. Great Basin Studies Center. Fargo & Company Pony Express Issues. Robert A. Siegel Auction Galleries, Inc., New York, New York, An excellent treatise that explains when and why the Wells Fargo & Company’s Pony Express.

“The Pony existed on the cusp of great change, partook of that revolution, and both affected and was consumed by it,” writes Jim DeFelice in his new book “West Like Lightning: The Brief.

Wells Fargo served a unique role as a banking, express or transporting, and mail-delivery agency. Inthe company helped establish the Overland Mail Company; init operated the Pony Express; and init put together a 3,mile network of stagecoaches running .The #1 New York Times bestselling coauthor of American Sniper brings the Pony Express to life in this rich and rollicking new history "One can hear horse hooves pounding across the prairie and sense the fear and courage and excitement." Tom Clavin, author of Dodge City On the eve of the Civil War, three American businessmen launched an audacious plan to create a financial/5(84).Pony Express, system of U.S.

mail delivery by continuous horse-and-rider relays between St. Joseph, Missouri, and Sacramento, California, and from Sacramento to San Francisco, California, by steamer (April –October ).

Although a financially disastrous brief enterprise, the Pony Express and.