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Lot 4200

[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 4201

[Automobile] White Plains Buick Service, 2¢ (629) tied by Oct 16 1926 White Plains machine cancel to Brow's Buick Service with promotional letter telling the story of the stamps creation, a 2nd cover & sheet that is a little worse for wear is included, F.-V.F.
Suggested Bid $32
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Lot 4202

[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 4203

[Circus] Fulton NY, Ben F. Bowen's Evening Star Serenaders, pair 3¢ (207) tied by negative stars and Fulton NY town cancel, on illustrated minsteral show cover addressed to Prince Edward Island, F.-V.F.
Suggested Bid $90
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Lot 4204

[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 4205

[Fish] A.C.L. Haase & Sons Fish Co. receipt for payment, in blue on the reverse of #UX18, addressed to Prescott, AZ; light overall toning, Very Fine design nevertheless, a holy mackerel! of an item.
Suggested Bid $80
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Lot 4206

[Fish] A.C.L. Haase & Sons Fish Company, St. Louis, large design in bold blue, the cover addressed to Osborne, Kas and franked by #285 (straight edge at right with guide line and partial arrow at top) tied by oval "St. Louis, Mo./Aug 24/1898" wavy-line Station "1" cancel, F.-V.F.+.
Suggested Bid $120
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Lot 4207

[Fish] Haase Fish Company, St. Louis corner card entire, a neat design in light blue green, on 1887 1¢ blue Franklin entire (#U294), cancelled by St. Louis Feb. 8, 1896 diagonal bars killer; addressed to Manitow, Colo., with Manitow receiver in reverse at lower left; originally sent unsealed and later sealed, as evidenced by the partially hidden receiver on reverse, Very Fine, a nice overall impression.
Suggested Bid $75
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Lot 4208

[Food & Drink] Cox & Gordon Pork Packers, "Curers of the Missouri Ham", according to the sign on their building in this large illustration; sent locally, postage paid by a 2¢ Columbian tied by St. Louis May 14, 1894 duplex, Very Fine.
Suggested Bid $90
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Lot 4209

[Guns] Dougan & Co., Firearms, Guns & Pistols, Leadville Colo., illustrated corner card in pink & black on a cover franked with a cork canceled 2¢ green (213) and postmarked "Leadville Colo., Apr 28, 7 AM, 1888; to New York City and backstamped there on May 2; includes original 2-page letter in which the writer mentions the "reform movement" and the outlawing of gambling, Very Fine.
Suggested Bid $180
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Lot 4210

[Hardware, Paint] Barry Brothers Varnishes & Japans, Detroit, all-over illustrated advertising cover in blue include "Our Products Received 6 Awards at the Worlds Columbian Exhibition", franked with a 1¢ green (279) tied by an undated 1900 Detroit machine cancel, to Evart, Mich. and backstamped there on May 3, Extremely Fine.
Suggested Bid $90
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Lot 4211

[Home Products] Reading PA, Sun Wall Paper Mfg Co, 2¢ (463) tied by 1915 Reading PA machine cancel on illustrated ad cover, addressed to Clintonville NY, with matching letter head; reduced at right, F.-V.F.
Suggested Bid $8
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Lot 4212

[Hotel] Jacksonville FL, St. James Hotel, 3¢ (207) tied by cork cancel with Jacksonville FL c.d.s., on illustrated ad cover for hotel, addressed to Kingston FL; roughly opened at top, F.-V.F.
Suggested Bid $55
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Lot 4213

[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 4214

[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 4215

[Machinery] Greenfield MA, Wiley & Russell Man'f'g Co, 2¢ (265) tied by 1897 Greenfield MA duplex on illustrated ad cover, addressed to Boston MA; light overall wear and soiling, Fine.
Suggested Bid $8
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Lot 4216

[Manufacturer] J.H. Pocock Can Company, producer of "Cans of Every Description"; lovely engraving of the plant and surrounding streets with a riverboat in the background; an invoice sent locally, franked with 2¢ Columbian tied by Feb. 1, 1894 St. Louis duplex, Very Fine.
Suggested Bid $80
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Lot 4217

[Merchant], Coal Gas, 1¢ blue, type V (Scott 24), cover with Gas Generating Co. handstamped corner card, franked with a wing-margined 1857 1¢ Franklin tied by red "New York. Paid. City Delivery" postmark (date indistinct), addressed locally, F.-V.F., a nice example of a Local postmark.
Suggested Bid $120
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Lot 4218

[Mining] Hidalgo Smelting Co., Milwaukee, a lovely illustrated advertising cover featuring five Miners at work underground, franked with a 2¢ carmine (219D) tied by a light Milwaukee duplex, Dec 2, 1891, to Lake Geneva, Wis. and backstamped there the next day, Very Fine.
Suggested Bid $120
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Lot 4219

[Mining] New York Blasting Supply Co., High Explosives, New York City, illustrated advertising cover for "Blasting, Mining, Quarry and Contractors' Supplies", franked with a 1¢ green (331) tied by an undated 1909 New York machine cancel, to Georgetown, Colo.; horizontal file fold, otherwise F.-V.F.
Suggested Bid $90
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Lot 4220

[Publication] Boston MA, Boston Journal, 1¢ (219) tied by 1894 Boston MA machine cancel on ad cover, addressed to Taunton MA, F.-V.F.
Suggested Bid $8
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Lot 4221

[Railroads] Grand Central Depot, an attractive illustrated cover franked with a 2¢ Columbian (231) tied by a clear New York "F" duplex, Dec 30, 1893; locally addressed, Extremely Fine.
Suggested Bid $90
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Lot 4222

[Railroads] United States Transportation Co., Chicago, all-over illustrated advertising cover featuring the "The Higgs Patent Standard Refrigerator Car" franked with a 2¢ red brown (210) tied by a New York "13" duplex, Sep 16, 1886, to Chicago and backstamped there on Sep 18, Very Fine.
Suggested Bid $40
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Lot 4223

[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 $120
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Lot 4224

[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 4225

[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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Lot 4226
Columbian Exposition Ticket, Children's Special Ticket, Very Fine with crisp corners and sharp edges, Very Fine with crisp corners and edges.
Suggested Bid $40
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