NPEA NEWS ARCHIVE
1858 Pony Express Bible brings $75,000 at auction
………a Pony Express bible from the original print run of 300………
The Pony Express & NPEA Featured in May, 2021 issue of Horse Illustrated
The May, 2021 issue of Horse Illustrated features an article about the Pony Express and the National Pony Express Association Re-Ride. Visit https://www.horseillustrated.com/ (scroll down to almost bottom of page) to order a copy in print or digital.
How the US Post Office Has Delivered the Mail Through the Decades
It’s impossible to separate the history of the United States from the history of its post office. After all, Benjamin Franklin was appointed the nation’s first postmaster general all the way back in 1775, after his fellow colonists rebelled against Britain’s Royal Mail and established the Post Office Department, the forerunner of the United States … Continued
Unique Lockport provisional stamp offered in Aug. 6-7 H.R. Harmer sale
………Another exciting cover in the Erivan collection sale was mailed a little over 15 years after the Lockport cover, but has its own claim to uniquity as the only known Pony Express cover delivered to France. Read More……..
Pony Express Rides again
http://Hyattville/Ten Sleep Pony Express Rides Again
A trip through Missouri, Kansas and Nebraska reveals varied historical attractions
…………For years we’d been intrigued with the Pony Express, so we made plans to follow its route from St. Joseph, Mo., into Kansas, and then swing north into Nebraska………. Read More……….
Amateur Radio supports Pony Express reeactment
The Pony Express provided mail service between Sacramento, California, and St. Joseph, Missouri, using relays of horse-mounted riders from 3 April 1860 to October 1861. Read More …
Siegel to auction George Kramer’s Pony Express postal history treasures
Postal history will rule the day on Sept. 25, when Robert A. Siegel Auction Galleries offers Pony Express covers and more from the George Kramer collection, plus the Clovis collection of Confederate States illustrated covers. Both auctions will take place at the Collectors Club, 22 E. 35th St., in New York City. “The Pony covers … Continued
Remembering The Legendary Pony Express
The Pony Express used horse-and-rider relay teams to speed letters across the West just before the start of the Civil War. The 2,000-mile route went from St. Joseph, Missouri, to Sacramento, California — and the Pony could do it in just 10 days. Read More …