Sale 731

Lot 652

[Circus] Yankee Robinson Circus, 3¢ (26) tied by Minneapolis 4 1858 cover with illustration and ad on reverse, addressed to Knightstown IN; light soiling, Fine.
Estimate $500 - 750

Established by Robinson in 1854 as a tent show giving a circus in the after noon and "Uncle Tom's Cabin" at night. By 1860 he went on the road with a wagon circus until 1876 when it failed. in 1884 Ringling Brothers retained him as an adviser. Robinson died the same year


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