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The Steve Berlin Collection of Karl Lewis Covers

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Lot 2375

A compare-and-contrast selection of non-Karl Lewis items, 1933-40, To see how Lewis' work stands up, you need something to which to compare it…and here it is. Four items in total, one a Seapost cover with US 3¢ Washington Bicentennial tied by a violet Tatsuta-Maru/12.5.33/I.J.Seapost" comb cancel with boxed "Paquebot" handstamp alongside, sent from Honolulu; plus three illustrated covers: one a very pretty star over Bethlehem all-over drawing, posted from North Dakota to Dr. Sherwood Hall in Haiju, Korea (including a letter written in three colors of pencil!); one a date-illegible (1930?) cover with small cachet in all-black (exhibiting some of the highlight shine seen on Lewis' Nikko Park First Day Cover above, Lot 2162), plus an illustrated First Day Cover for the 4s 2600th Anniversary issue, with its Kobe Large Commemorative Datestamp dated 15.11.10. A pretty grouping., Very Fine.
Estimate HK$ 1,200 - 1,600.
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