ANTHONY & CO’S NORTHERN EXPRESS
Hand stamp. In single lined oval meacuring 50 x 25 m. inscription in three lines; above ANTHONY & CO’S; in center PAID with arrow points to left and right; below NORTHERN EXPRESS. On plain white and buff envelopes.
ord. buff envelope
used in S. Fr.
Black on plain, buff envelopes
Black on 1853 3¢ Red Buff 5.3 Die 5a (E2) #21
Note: Anthony & Co connected with Berford Express of Sacramento for the northern mines.
Parker in letter of March 5/(?)7 reports: Earliest (???) I found of Anthony & Co is April 1, 1853 Route S Fr to (???), Sacram. Marysville, Nevada & No. Mines.
Parker writes: My first notes of Anthony & Cois of March 26, 1853.