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Waterway Covers and Foreign Mail




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Lot 4193

[Ouachita River] (OUACH)ITA RIVER PACKET/(I)DAHOE/(BLA)NKS Master (Milgram 626), mostly clear blue double-lined oval handstamp on a 3¢ pink entire (U58) to New Orleans with a Monroe, La. Attorney's corner card; part of top missing, F.-V.F.
Suggested Bid $120
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Lot 4194

[Great Lakes] Escanaba and Lake Michigan Transportation Co., choice corner card cover with large illustration of a three-masted steamer in pale brown, franked with a 2¢ green 213 tied by a clear Chicago, Ill. Station "19" duplex, Sep 28, 1888, to Erie, Pa., backstamped Erie the next day, Extremely Fine.
Suggested Bid $120
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Lot 4195

[Great Lakes] Grummond's Mackinac Line, Steamers FLORA & ATLANTIC, pristine advertising cover similar to the preceding lot with the illustration of the Flora in pale greenish gray, franked with a 2¢ green 213 tied by a bold Detroit, Mich. Station "1" duplex, Sep 21 (1888), to Erie, Pa. (typed address in blue has almost completely faded away, but backstamped Erie the next day); reduced slightly at the right, still Extremely Fine.
Milgram 461.
Suggested Bid $120
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Lot 4196

[Mississippi River] N.O. & VICKSBURGH RIV. M. (Towle M-15-q, RF VIII), blotchy but mostly complete Jul 13 c.d.s. (date slug inverted) on a clean 3¢ red entire (U10) to New Orleans; open on three sides with flap tears,but skillfully restored, Very Fine.
Suggested Bid $120
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Lot 4197

[Mississippi River] "NO&WR, Mch 26 /79", bold manuscript postmark on a 3¢ green entire (U163) to Port Barré, La., with manuscript steamer name, "Fanchon", in the hand of the sender; stain at lower right and on reverse, reduced slightly at right, otherwise Very Fine. "NO & WR" is New Orleans & White River (Arkansas), .
Suggested Bid $90
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Lot 4198

[Ohio River] MAYSVILLE WAY, Jan 1 c.d.s. in a small cover franked with a 3¢ green (147) with a target cancel, to Kingston Centre, O.; minor light edge stains, Very Fine. A rare port-of-entry marking on letters entering the postal system as Way Mail at Maysville, Ky., .
Suggested Bid $70
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Lot 4199

1874, New York foreign mail cancel on cover to England, 6¢ (159) tied by fancy cancel to cover with red transit, Very Fine.
Weiss ST-8P11.
Suggested Bid $90
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