Sale 731


 
Lot 661



[Mining] Henry C. Clark Coal Yard, Providence, R.I., a gorgeous illustrated advertising cover featuring a working waterfront Coal Yard with a 6-car coal train, a horse-drawn wagon, a 2-masted ship and three coal elevators; the reverse pictures an all-over schematic view of one such "Clark & Littles Elevator" in operation, franked with a 2¢ Black Jack (73) with a bold quartered cork cancel (not tied) and a matching Providence c.d.s. alongside; locally addressed; Extremely Fine. A spectacular cover, even without the very rare Black Jack franking.
Estimate $1,500 - 2,000.

 
Realized $1,000



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