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Lot 10057

[Auctioneers] New York NY, Geo. A. Leavitt & Co, 3¢ (26) tied by New York NY to allover ad cover, addressed to Auburn NY, F.-V.F.
Suggested Bid $50
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Realized $50.
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Lot 10058

[Billboard] Turned Billboard Ad Cover Lincoln NE, 5¢ (179) cancelled with Lincoln NE c.d.s. on turned cover to Berlin Germany, with immigrant letter, unusual & scarce, F.-V.F.
Suggested Bid $70
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Realized $36.
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Lot 10059

[Building] Hibbard, Spencer, Bartlett & Co. Metals and Hardware, Colchester, Ill. duplex cancel ties 2¢ 1883 Bank Note (210) on a lovely clean 1887 cover with additional black & white illustration of a gun on the reverse; slightly reduced at left, F.-V.F.
Suggested Bid $50
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Realized $26.
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Lot 10060

[Circus] Chicago IL, Murray & Co Circus Outfitters, 2¢ (267) tied by Chicago IL flag cancel, on allover illustrated ad cover for tents, reverse has additional illustration and advertising, addressed to Walla Walla WA, Very Fine.
Suggested Bid $80
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Realized $40.
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Lot 10061

[Clothing] New York NY, Nofade Shirts, 2¢ (455) tied by New York machine cancel, on multicolored advertising cover, addressed to Cincinnati OH, F.-V.F.
Suggested Bid $50
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Realized $26.
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Lot 10062

[Commission Merchants] Boston MA Rhodes, Paige & Co, 3¢ (147) tied by Boston MA cds on red cameo ad cover for boots & shoes addressed to Charleston SC, F.-V.F.
Suggested Bid $50
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Realized $26.
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Lot 10063

[Commission Merchants] Cincinnati OH, McBride & Hammar, 3¢ (11A) tied by blue Cincinnati OH cds on blue embossed cameo ad cover addressed to Rollersville OH; light toning, F.-V.F.
Suggested Bid $50
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Realized $26.
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Lot 10064

[Expositions] National Export Exposition, Philadelphia, 2 covers with ad labels, official exposition poster stamp applied by Elbel Co. (Saddler) Canton OH to Chicago, labels in blue and green, the labels themselves are scarce, more so on cover, Very Fine.
Suggested Bid $50
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Realized $26.
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Lot 10065

[Food & Drink] Baltimore MD, H.J. McGrath Co, gorgeous multicolored ad cover for produce, metered cover with illustration at left, with additional illustrations on reverse, addressed to Buffalo NY, a choice ad cover, Very Fine.
Suggested Bid $80
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Realized $40.
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Lot 10066

[Grocer] Pittsburgh PA, Shriver & Dilworth, 3¢ (11) tied by Pittsburgh PA cds on blue embossed cameo ad cover addressed o Orville OH, F.-V.F.
Suggested Bid $45
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Realized $45.
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Lot 10067

[Guns: Rifles/Shotguns] J.H. Johnston, Great Western Gun Works, Pittsburg, Pa. duplex star cancel ties 3¢ 1879 Bank Note (184) on a very neat small cover with embossed cameo corner card, Very Fine, an outstanding early gun cover.
Suggested Bid $140
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Realized $140.
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Lot 10068

[Hair, ornamental] 8 covers related to this rare topic, ~1870-1890, fancy hair styling such as wigs, braids, falls, etc. was quite popular at this time, each of the 8 covers features prominent corner cards or advertisments for the service plus trade card and Valentine with snippet of hair from the sender, as was the custom, which also has a block of 4 sentimental labels on its hand-drawn front, a very rare group, Very Fine to Extremely Fine.
Suggested Bid $325
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Realized $170.
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Lot 10069

[Home Products] Radiant Home Stoves, Erie, Pa. 1900 flag cancel ties 2¢ Bureau issue (279B) on a beautiful neat local cover; slightly reduced at right, otherwise Very Fine.
Suggested Bid $45
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Realized $24.
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Lot 10070

[Hotel] 4 items from NY, ~1880-1907, 3 covers, early full illustration on reverse for Morgan House, Poughkeepsie NY to Fishkil NY, 1897 Hotel Irving, Catskill to NYC, 1902 The New Grand Hotel, Catskills to Baltimore) and 1907 used postcard from Morgan House, Poughkeepsie, difficult small hotels from popular area, Very Fine.
Suggested Bid $50
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Realized $26.
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Lot 10071

[Hotel] Minnewaska Mountain House, Catskill NY, group of ephemera, 1883-~1920, two early ad covers (one with contents), 3 postcards, 2 early brochures, group of letterheads plus 1883 ad tear sheet, the sister hotel to the more famous nearby Mohonk Mountain House, both owned by the Smileys, a most scarce group, Very Fine.
Suggested Bid $100
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Realized $50.
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Lot 10072

[Hotel] Mohonk Mountain House, New Paltz NY, large group of covers and ephemera, ~1885-1934, 8 ad covers, 9 post cards, 3 brochures, a large group of letterheads and another of menus, etc., the sister to the less well known Minnerwaska Mountain House, the Mohonk was visited by many notables including presidents, premiers, authors, artists, etc. and hosted numerous international peace conferences (the Smileys were Quakers), a lovely start to a serious collection of this popular resort, still in existence (one of the few left from the Golden Age), Very Fine to Extremely Fine.
Suggested Bid $325
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Realized $170.
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Lot 10073

[Hotel] Prince George Hotel, NY, 1906-1930, 6 covers with various designs originally created by Maxfield Parrish (one with contents) plus two humorous postcards and a baggage label, unusual to see such an array at one trime, Very Fine to Extremely Fine.
Suggested Bid $160
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Realized $80.
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Lot 10074

[Hotel] St. Louis MO, Planters' House, three cameo ads in different colors showing various owners, includes #26 with blue cameo showing Stickney & Scollay proprietors, and #65 with a green cameo and a red cameo showing Benjamin Stickney as proprietor, attractive grouping, F.-V.F.
Suggested Bid $100
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Realized $50.
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Lot 10075

[Hotel] Windham Hotel, Catskill Mountains NY, full cover illustration with map of the region, to Cape May, rare, Very Fine to Extremely Fine.
Suggested Bid $100
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Realized $50.
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Lot 10076

[Insurance] Northern New York Mutual Insurance (Scott 26), 3¢ horizontal strip of three tied by two strikes of a NY cds, to an ad cover for Northern NY Mutual Insurance, addressed to Rouses Point NY; edge flaws, F.-V.F.
Suggested Bid $70
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Realized $36.
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Lot 10077

[Leather] Philadelphia PA, J.T. Kirkpatrick & Co Hides & Leather, 1¢ (U116) cancelled by Philadelphia PA dumb oval on postal envelope with blue cameo ad, addressed to Pottsville PA; vertical bend at right, F.-V.F.
Suggested Bid $60
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Realized $30.
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Lot 10078

[Medical] Philadelphia PA, The Medical And Surgical Reporter, 3¢ tied by target & Philadelphia PA c.d.s. to illustrated ad cover, addressed to Bloomfield NJ, Very Fine.
Suggested Bid $70
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Realized $36.
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Lot 10079

[Paints] Boston MA, E. & F. King & Co Patent Envelope, 3¢ (65) tied by circle grid with Boston MA cds, on allover ad cover, addressed to Ware MA, patent envelope made by Wm. Murphy New York, F.-V.F.
Suggested Bid $60
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Realized $30.
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Lot 10080

[Patent Agency] Munn & Co. Scientific American Patent Agency, New York 1858 c.d.s. ties 3¢ 1857 issue (26) on cover with unusual overall design; light vertical file fold at left, F.-V.F., a very scarce design and early usage, .
Suggested Bid $60
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Realized $30.
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Lot 10081

[Platinum] patented registered assay sample envelope Hoboken NJ to Boston, franked 10¢ (Sc. 307) properly backstamped, mailing label applied and tied, a very rare usage, Very Fine to Extremely Fine.
Suggested Bid $100
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Realized $50.
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Lot 10082

[Printing & Publishing] Boston MA, Isaac R. Butts & Co Printing, 3¢ (25) tied by Boston "Paid" with red Boston MA cds, on ad cover for printer, addressed to Billerica MA, Very Fine.
Suggested Bid $50
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Realized $26.
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Lot 10083

[Printing & Publishing] Philadelphia PA, Edgar F. Baton Engraver, 3¢ (11) tied by Philadelphia PA cds, on ad cover with blue embossed cameo ad cover, addressed to Pennington NJ; top right corner clipped, Very Fine.
Suggested Bid $80
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Realized $40.
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Lot 10084

[Shoes] Worcester MA, The Richardson Elmira Shoes, 1¢ (279) tied by cancel to illustrated advertising ad, addressed to Stoward PA, F.-V.F.
Suggested Bid $50
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Realized $26.
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Lot 10085

[Stamp Dealer] 5 covers with dealer's labels, 1930-36, 3 with labels on reverse, two on front, one using 2¢ Washington with Philippine overprint., Very Fine to Extremely Fine.
Suggested Bid $50
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Realized $26.
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Lot 10086

[Tobacco] Philip Dodson, Dealer in Tobacco & Cigars, Bozeman MT, advertising label applied and sent on "Stage Bis" (stage business) to Virginia MT, Dodson had a charge account with the stage company, with letterhead enclosure, very rare, Extremely Fine.
Suggested Bid $100
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Realized $50.
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Lot 10087

[Winter Sports] 3 items from Saranac Lake NY, 1906-1920, 1920 humorous ad cover for Adirondack Mid-Winter Carnival plus large booklet for the 1909 Mid-Winter Carnival and a 1906 postcard with Saranac Lake poster stamp, the cover and booklet are quite rare, Very Fine to Extremely Fine.
Suggested Bid $140
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Realized $70.
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