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Lot 6001

[Arizona Territory] TERMINUS, ARIZ., clear magenta Feb 4 (1880) c.d.s. duplexed with a target killer on a pristine 1¢ postal card (UX5) to Tucson, A.T.; message datelined Casa Grande, Extremely Fine. A great example of this rare station agent's marking.
Towle 963-S-1, RF IX.
Suggested Bid $350
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Lot 6002

[Colorado] PUEB. & CAN. CITY, AGT., mostly clear c.d.s., Dec 1, along with cork cancels tie three 1¢ gray blue (206) on a Tabor House (hotel), Gunnison, Colo. corner card cover; to New Haven, Conn. and backstamped there on Dec 6, F.-V.F.
Towle 953-A-1, RF VII.
Suggested Bid $300
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Lot 6003

[Missouri] CENTENNIAL PARADE R.P.O., ST.LOUIS, MO. (Towle 831-E-4, RF VII), Very Fine Oct 7 oval duplex in purple ties a 1¢ green (331) on a locally addressed postcard picturing a multicolor view of Concordia Seminary, St. Louis, Very Fine.
Suggested Bid $70
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Lot 6004

[Missouri] EXPOSITION R.P.O., ST. LOUIS, MO., mostly clear, slightly doubled "RMS" duplex, Oct 15, 1904, ties a 1¢ green (300) on an Official Cupples Exposition postcard to Matawan, N.J. and "Missent to Madison, N.J." with Oct 17 Madison and Matawan receivers at the left; card pictures the Palace of Transportation and has an additional Oct 15 "Exposition Station" machine cancel at the upper right; minor corner bends, F.-V.F.
Towle 831-E-1, RF VIII.
Suggested Bid $225
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Lot 6005

[Missouri] S. W. B. & ST. L., R. R. (Towle 807-D-1, RF VI), clear Mar 30 c.d.s. with a target killer tying a 3¢ green (158) on a small cover to Liberty, Pa.; reduced just a hair at the left, Very Fine.
Suggested Bid $70
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Lot 6006

[Missouri] CENTENNIAL PARADE R.P.O., ST.LOUIS, MO. (Towle 831-E-4, RF VII), Very Fine Oct 7 oval duplex in black ties a 1¢ green (300) on a locally addressed postcard picturing a multicolor view of Benton Park, St. Louis, Very Fine.
Suggested Bid $90
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Lot 6007

[Missouri] CENTENNIAL PARADE R.P.O., ST.LOUIS, MO. (Towle 831-E-4, RF VII), Very Fine Oct 7 oval duplex in purple ties a 1¢ green (331) on a locally addressed postcard picturing the Statue of St. Louis with the inscription, "St. Louis Centennial Week, October 3 to 9, 1909"; lower left corner crease, F.-V.F.
Suggested Bid $80
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Lot 6008

[Ohio] Cincinnati BRIGHTON CAR Flag cancel, perfect impression, Oct 14, 1913, ties a 1¢ green (405) on a postcard to Bethlehem, Ct.; card pictures "Magnolia Ave., Riverside, Cal."; small tear at the top, otherwise Very Fine. A marvelous example of this rare Cincinnati Streetcar marking.
Towle CI-1-b, RF IX.
Suggested Bid $300
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Lot 6009

[Ohio] BRIGH(TON CAR), CINCINNATI, O., TR. 5, mostly complete Apr 5 Streetcar "RMS" duplex ties a 1¢ green (405) on a locally addressed Birthday Wishes postcard; couple minor bends, F.-V.F., Ex-Willard.
Towle CI-1-a, RF VIII.
Suggested Bid $90
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Lot 6010

[Ohio] BRIGHTON CAR, CINCINNATI, O., TR.6, Very Fine Streetcar "RMS" duplex, Aug 23, 1918, ties a 2¢ rose (499) on a postcard to Wasau, Wis.; card pictures the University of Cincinnati campus, Very Fine.
Towle CI-1-a, RF VIII.
Suggested Bid $120
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Lot 6011

[Pennsylvania] CENTENNIAL R.P.O., PHIL'A. PA., two strikes Sep 4 rimless c.d.s., one light, the other partial, on a 1¢ postal card (UX5) to Geneva, N.Y.; message reads "This is from the Fast Mail Train in the Centennial near the Government Building, Philadelphia." small tear at the top and multiple creases, otherwise Fine.
Towle 237-E-3, RF VIII.
Suggested Bid $300
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Lot 6012

[Pennsylvania] Pittsburgh FIFTH & PENN. AVE./CIRCUIT/R.P.O., TRIP 6, choice Streetcar flag cancel, Jun 8, 1898, ties a 2¢ carmine (267) on a small cover to Kansas City, Mo.; light soiling, F.-V.F. Said to be one of only 14 examples recorded, Ex-Willard.
Towle PI-1-a, RF IX.
Suggested Bid $350
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Lot 6013

[Pennsylvania] Pittsburgh FIFTH & PENN. AVE./CIRCUIT/R.P.O., TRIP 3, Very Fine Streetcar flag cancel, Jun 16, 1898, ties a 2¢ pink (267a) on a cover to New York City; reduced somewhat at the left with a small opening tear at the upper left, F.-V.F. Said to be one of only 14 examples recorded.
Towle PI-1-a, RF IX.
Suggested Bid $300
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Lot 6014

[Tennessee] CHATT. TENN./ELECTRIC CAR, clear Streetcar c.d.s., Nov 22, 1903, duplexed with a "1" barred ellipse killer on a 1¢ postal card (UX18) to Sandis, Miss.; slight corner bends and some toning on the reverse, F.-V.F. An excellent example of this very rare Chattanooga Streetcar marking.
Towle CA-1-a, RF X.
Suggested Bid $300
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Lot 6015

[Vermont] ADDISON R.R. (Towle 43-A-1, RF VI), clear Dec 2 c.d.s. with a cork-canceled 3¢ green (147) on a clean mourning cover to Westmoreland, N.H.; straight-edged stamp with a corner crease, Very Fine.
Suggested Bid $55
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Lot 6016

[Mississippi River] BAYOU SARA & BAT. ROUGE AGT., clear c.d.s., Jun 12, 1884 on a 2¢ red entire (U231) to Greensburgh, La.; reduced slightly at left with light foxing, Fine and rare. Unlisted Mississippi River steamboat marking on an 1882 cover to Greensburgh, La.; some cover soiling and edge creases, Fine.
Suggested Bid $200
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