Sale 731

Lot 646

[Circus] MT Zion IA, Van Amburgh & Co's Mammoth Menagerie & Circus Combined, 3¢ (65) canceled by grid with Mt Zion IA town cancel, on illustrated circus ad cover addressed to Harrisburgh IN, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $400 - 600

Established by Issac Van Amburgh, the first important wild animal trainer in America. After Van Amburgh's death in 1865 the circus was continued by his manger Hyatt Frost until 1885 when the name was leased to Ringling Brothers.


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