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Lot 7001

[Illinois] Wenona, on buff cover with 1858-dated enclosure, addressed to Dowigiac, Mich.; the two-line cancel tying a #26; slight wear, with top flap reattached, F.-V.F., a fine strike of a rare marking, .
Suggested Bid $200
Realized $130.
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Lot 7002

[New York] West Falls, Erie Co., outstanding strike of this double-oval cancel, tying a #25 to a ca. 1858 cover addressed to Holley, Orleans Co., NY; manuscript "Nov 26" entered in center of cancel; cover fresh (light toning around stamp), slightly reduced at left on opening, still Very Fine, a rare county postmark, .
Suggested Bid $250
Realized $450.
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Lot 7003

[Vermont] Hardwick, solidly struck double-circle Hardwick/Vt postmark, with fleurons either side of town name (Tracing #349, Type K-1), with central manuscript "Nov 17"; tying a nice-looking #26 to a straw cover addressed to Hartford, VT; stamp sound with full design, cover as close to pristine as they come, Very Fine.
Suggested Bid $150
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Lot 7004

[Wisconsin] Hingham, bold strike of the straightline "Hingham Wis." cancel ties a #26 to a small envelope addressed to Milwaukee, Wisconsin; manuscript "Feb 8" alongside stamp; tear at top left, most of bf missing, but otherwise a fresh cover, Fine.
Suggested Bid $200
Realized $120.
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