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1861 Inscription 'PONY EXPRESS WELLS, FARGO & CO.', value in dollars


(Genuine stamps)

  $1 red
  $2 green
  $2 red
  $4 green
  $4 black

I do not know if these stamps are genuine as well:


(Pony Express 4 Dollars)

Forgeries, example:

Forgery! Forgery!
(Forgeries, reduced sizes)


(Forgeries)

1862 Value in cents


(Genuine stamps)

  10 c brown
  25 c blue
  25 c red

I've been told that the next stamps are reprints:

A souvenir sheet in a similar design, issued for the 'Chicago Hobby Show 1935':

1861 'WELLS, FARGO & CO' in a belt


(Genuine stamp)


(Genuine, reduced size)

  $1 blue

I've been told that the next stamp is a reprint, I have no further information:

In most forgeries there is a line between '1/2 oz.' and '$1.00'.


(Forgery)

1861 Newspaper stamps


(genuine, reduced size, image obtained from a Siegel auction: http://www.siegelauctions.com/1999/817/yf817280.htm#293 )


(Paid, One Newspaper over our California Routes)


(I've been told that this stamps is forged)


(Paid, One Newspaper over our routes in the U.S.)

6 different types exist of these newspaper stamps: A black stamp with inscription 'TO BE DROPPED IN NEW YORK POST OFFICE' and 5 blue stamps ('OVER OUR CALIFORNIA ROUTES' (4 types) and type with inscription 'OVER OUR ROUTES IN THE US'.

Covers, example:


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