Sale 731

Lot 668

[Whaling] F.E. Merriman Whale Bone, a spectacular illustrated advertising cover in black and greenish blue featuring a "blowing" Whale, franked with a 3c (184) tied by a Boston negative "2" and postmarked with "Boston Mass., Jul 15, 7 PM, 1881" c.d.s., to Westfield Mass., includes original letter on matching illustrated letterhead (black only); minor mend top flap, letter slightly split on horizontal fold, extremely fresh and Very Fine.
Estimate $1,500 - 2,000.

Realized $1,500

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