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Lot 3054

[Exposition] 1900 (Mar. 19 & June 26), Pair of Pan-American Exposition covers, each with lovely Expo cachet; Mar. 19 cover with "Philippine Islands" Expo label; June 26 cover with lightly struck Expo cancel (adhesive torn pre-use and realigned on cover), F.-V.F.
Suggested Bid $150
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Lot 3055

[Abraham Lincoln] Lincoln Monument League, San Francisco, Cal., attractive illustrated corner card on a cover postmarked San Francisco, Mar 21, 1899, to O.H. Oldroyd, Washington D.C., F.-V.F.
Suggested Bid $60


The Lincoln Monument League was established in San Francisco under the auspices of the Grand Army of the Republic, with the goal of having monuments to Lincoln erected in all major U.S. cities. Osborn H. Oldroyd was a prominent Lincoln scholar and collector of the day.

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Lot 3056

[Cameo-Style Corner Cards] Woodford & Wemple, cover with a fancy blue cameo-style corner card to Devereaux, N.Y. franked with a 3¢ dull red (26) tied by an Aug 19 New York c.d.s., F.-V.F.
Suggested Bid $60
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Lot 3057

[Clothing] Ferguson-McKinney, St. Louis Clothing Manufacturers, two covers, 1903 & 1908, with slightly different red & black logo corner cards, both to Sherman, Tex.
Suggested Bid $40
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Lot 3058

[Flags] "Badges, Flags and Banners", attractive illustrated advertising cover for the Whitehead & Hoag Co. of Newark, N.J. on a cover franked with a 1¢ blue tied by a Nweark double oval; to Buffalo Gap, Tex. and backstamped there; unsealed flap, F.-V.F.
Suggested Bid $40
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Lot 3059

[Flour & Grain] Draper & Clark, Worcester, Mass., illustrated brown cameo-style corner card cover to Albany, N.Y. franked with a 3¢ rose (65) tied by a Dec 20 Worcester c.d.s.; stamp soiled (apparently pre-use) and cover slightly soiled, F.-V.F. and attractive.
Suggested Bid $80
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Lot 3060

[Food & Drink] Dixie Coca-Cola Bottling Works, Inc./Bristol, VA, pristine cover franked with 3¢ Washington (#708) tied by wavy-line Bristol cancel of Aug. 16, 1933, Very Fine, always a popular subject.
Suggested Bid $100
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Lot 3061

[Liquor & Cigars] Hudson, N.Y., colorless embossed corner card of Hudson's H.W. Rogers on a yellow cover to Albany, N.Y. franked with a grid-canceled 3¢ rose (65) and postmarked Hudson, Feb 2, 1863; with the original letter on an H.W. Rogers letterhead, F.-V.F.
Suggested Bid $50
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Lot 3062

[Liquor, Cigars & Groceries] Hudson, N.Y., fancy oval corner card of Hudson's H.W. Rogers on a clean cover to Albany, N.Y. franked with a gcand 3¢ rose (65) and postmarked Hudson, Jun, 1862; with the original business letter, F.-V.F.
Suggested Bid $60
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Lot 3063

[Patent Medicine] Barham's Infallible Pile Cure, cover with a red illustrated corner card for the Barham Pile Cure Co. of Durham, N.C., franked with a cork-canceled 1¢ gray blue (156) (no town markings) to South Boston, Va.; includes a mg printed promotional letter and a small 8-page foldout brochure; flap unsealed, Very Fine.
Suggested Bid $80
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Lot 3064

[Patent Medicine] Burr's Liniment, G.W. Burr, St. Johnsville, N.Y.; red illustrated corner card on a cover franked with a 3¢ brownish carmine (26) tied by an incomplete Feb 21 St. Johnsville c.d.s., to Devereaux, N.Y.
Suggested Bid $120
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Lot 3065

[Patent Medicine] Starkey & Palen's Compound Oxygen, fancy corner card cover franked with a 2¢ red brown (210) tied by a Philadelphia duplex handstamp, Apr 18, 1884, to Gang Mills, N.Y.; included is the original promotional material consisting of a letter of acknowledgement, two instruction sheets and a tiny envelope with three small folded packets that contains the Compund Oxygen powder. The cover has minor edge flaws, the contents are pristine.
Suggested Bid $150
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Lot 3066

[Stamp Collecting], Two covers, 1.0 "S. P. A. Election 'Dope'" corner card to Cleveland, O. franked with a 1¢ green Washington with a Wichita, Kans. precancel (unsealed flap); and 2.) an A. P. S. Ballot return envelope franked with a a strip of 3 from a 1¢ Washington booklet pane (498e) tied by Quakertown, Pa. duplex handstamps, Jun 17 (1918), to the Credentials Committee at the annual Convention in Cleveland, O., Very Fine.
Suggested Bid $50
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Lot 3067

[Window Shades & Table Cloths] Woodford & Wemple, New York, N.Y., two covers with identical cameo-style corner cards, one in green, the other in blue; both to to Devereaux, N.Y. and franked with a 3¢ dull red (11 or 11A) canceled New York, Dec 4, 1855 and Apr 24, 1857, respectively; the green cover with flap tears just visible on the front at the upper right, F.-V.F.
Suggested Bid $150
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Lot 3068

[Window Shades & Table Cloths] Woodford & Wemple, New York, N.Y., cover with a fancy blue cameo-style corner card to Devereaux, N.Y. franked with a 3¢ dull red (26) tied by a New York c.d.s., Sep 24, 185(9?), F.-V.F.
Suggested Bid $80
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Lot 3069

[Winter Sports] St. Paul Ice Palace, St. Paul, Minn., Real Estate agent's all-over illustrated ad in pale blue promoting the Ice Palace on a cover franked with a 2¢ red brown (210) tied by a light St. Paul duplex handstamp, Feb 20, 1886, to Gang Mills, N.Y.; includes original letter on the same agent's "normal" illustrated letterhead; cover opened roughly at the right, otherwise Very Fine.
Suggested Bid $60
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Lot 3070

[Yarns & Wool] Alex. Whilldin & Sons, Philadelphia, three covers, each with a different style corner card, all franked with a 3¢ rose (65) and canceled Philadelphia between Feb and Oct 1866; all addressed to Kingston Centre, Del., F.-V.F.
Suggested Bid $50
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