Oregon Express Companies by DALE FORSTER 1985 Stagecoach ~ Postal History ~ Postmarks ~ Philately ~ Mail ~ Wells Fargo

Sorry, this item has sold.

Title: Oregon Express Companies

Author: Dale E. Forster

Description: Blue cloth boards with silver lettering on spine and gilt pictorial on front cover. Limited hand-numbered edition of 500 copies [14/500]. Light yellow highlighting on two pages, else interior is clean. Illustrated. Includes bibliography and index. vi, 231 pp. 10 x 8 inches.

Detailed survey of the private mail couriers, express companies, in Oregon up to 1870. Presents many examples of express envelopes and franks, biographical information on expressmen, and the history of the various express companies in the state.


[Part I] The Early Period: 1845-1855.
[Part II] Western Oregon Expresses: 1855-1870.
[Part III] Columbia River and Eastern Oregon Expresses to 1870.
Index of Expresses, Expressmen, and Stagecoach Companies.

Binding: Hardcover
Condition: Very Good
Jacket Condition: None

Publisher: [published by author]
Place: [Spokane, Washington]
Year: 1985

Keywords: postal history, history, postmarks, franking, western expresses, stagecoach, mail, philately, Wells Fargo

Shipping from United States

Processing time

1 business day

Estimated shipping times

  • North America : 3 - 5 business days

I'll do my best to meet these shipping estimates, but can't guarantee them. Actual delivery time will depend on the shipping method you choose.

Customs and import taxes

Buyers are responsible for any customs and import taxes that may apply. I'm not responsible for delays due to customs.

Payment Options

Secure options
  • Accepts Etsy gift cards

Returns & Exchanges

I gladly accept returns, exchanges, and cancellations

Just contact me within: 14 days of delivery

Ship items back to me within: 30 days of delivery

Legal imprint