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    California & Salt Lake Mail Line $50

    Salt Lake City, UT- California & Salt Lake Mail Line $50
    A second piece from this rare issuer. This denomination is listed in the Rust Utah reference, but only with the "Sacramento" location engraved on the plate. A single $50 was offered as lot 638 in the Ford sale of October 12, 2004, with that piece and one other $50 the only two examples of this denomination we know of. The Ford piece was unissued (although bearing the Chorpenning signature), and was lower grade than this example, displaying a tear at the top left end and a nick in the bottom margin. This specimen is flawless for its PCGS grade of Very Fine 25. Any estimate for this fabulous western obsolete is simply conjecture, but it would not surprise us one bit to see a realization in the range of...

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    Auction Dates
    Apr-May, 2011
    27th-2nd Wednesday-Monday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 2
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