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Lot 2195

1851-1925, Boston advertising cover collection, group of 26 advertising covers, mostly 19th century, mixed topics, includes tires, agriculture, schools, stamp dealer (Holton), some illustrated, a few blind embossed, mixed condition, careful examination suggested, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $500 - 750.
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Lot 2196

1857-1905, New Hampshire advertising cover collection, over 90 New Hampshire advertising covers with many illustrated and/or multicolored, better illustrated include multicolored Monadnock Coffee, allover Ellis Bros Florists, Granite State Mowing Machine, allover Gage. Warner & Whitney Machinist's Tools, S.C. Forsaith Machine Co, multicolored The Northwestern Consolidated Milling Co., multicolored H.F. Deming Paints, and Mountain View Farm, with many additional better covers, a joy to inspect, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $1,200 - 1,800.
Realized $950.
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Lot 2197

[Agricultural] Minneapolis MN, International Stock Food Co, 1¢ (300) precancelled "Minneapolis/MN", on multicolored illustrated ad cover, with additional all over multicolored advertising on reverse, excellent example of this popular ad cover, Very Fine to Extremely Fine.
Estimate $250 - 350.
Realized $140.
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Lot 2198

[Circus] Chicago IL, Murray & Co Circus Outfitters, 2¢ (267) tied by Chicago IL flag cancel, on allover illustrated ad cover for tents, reverse has additional illustration and advertising, addressed to Walla Walla WA, Very Fine.
Estimate $200 - 300.
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Lot 2199

[Fair] Concord NH, Concord State Fair, 2¢ Washington tied by 1902 Concord NH flag cancel to illustrated ad for fair, blow is additional ad for First National Bank of Concord, addressed to Pembroke NH, Very Fine.
Estimate $150 - 200.
Realized $70.
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Lot 2200

[Fair] Rochester NH, Rochester Fair, 2¢ Washington tied by "Alton Bay NH" duplex, on red illustrated design ad cover, addressed to South Woodstock ME, with contents, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $150 - 200.
Realized $70.
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Lot 2201

[Fire] Chicago IL, E.B. Preston & Co Fire Department Apparatus, 2¢ (210) tied by Chicago IL duplex, on illustrated ad cover of fire engine with additional illustration on reverse, with matching illustrated letterhead, Very Fine.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Realized $160.
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Lot 2202

[Food & Drink] Baltimore MD, H.J. McGrath Co, gorgeous multicolored ad cover for produce, metered cover with illustration at left, with additional illustrations on reverse, addressed to Buffalo NY, a choice ad cover, Very Fine.
Estimate $200 - 300.
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Lot 2203

[Food & Drink] Baltimore MD, Orendorf & Beam Liquor, Wine & Teas, 3¢ (65) tied by target with indistinct cds, on embossed cameo ad cover, addressed to Haggerstown MD, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $200 - 300.
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Lot 2204

[Food & Drink] Hill NH, Strawberries, 1¢ (156) cancelled by indistinct hand cancel, with drawing of strawberries at left, addressed to Hill NH, Very Fine.
Estimate $150 - 200.
Realized $70.
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Lot 2205

[Grocers] Charleston SC, Geo. W. Williams & Co. Wholesale Grocers, 3¢ (25) tied by Charleston S C cds, on blue embossed cameo ad cover, addressed to Centre AL, with contents, Very Fine.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Realized $100.
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Lot 2206

[Hotel] New Hampshire Hotel Advertising Cover Collection (26) covers advertising hotels throughout New Hampshire, better include illustrated Crokers Villa, allover illustrated Newport House, illustrated Hotel Potter, illustrated Conway House, illustrated Phenix Hotel, and allover Kingswood Inn with matching lettersheet, a delightful grouping, inspection invited, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $500 - 750.
Realized $225.
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Lot 2207

[Manufacturer] Boston MA, Chandler & Farouhar Machinery Bearings, 2¢ (319) tied by Boston MA flag cancel, on multicolored illustrated ad cover, with additional advertising on backflap, addressed to Boston MA, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $200 - 300.
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Lot 2208

[Manufacturer] Joseph Dixon Crucible Co in Jersey City, NJ, 1898, 2¢ red, type IV (279B) tied by Jersey City NJ machine cancel to 1901 multicolored illustrated advertising cover, with additional advertising on reverse, addressed to St Louis MO, Very Fine.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Realized $110.
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Lot 2209

[Manufacturer] Lima OH, Thos. R. Jones & Son Machinery Bearings, 2¢ (319) tied by Lima OH machine cancel, on multicolored illustrated ad cover, with additional advertising on backflap, addressed to Toledo OH, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $200 - 300.
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Lot 2210

[Manufacturer] Philadelphia PA, John Myers Bath Boiler Manufacturer, 3¢ (11) tied by Philadelphia PA cds, on blue embossed cameo ad cover, addressed to Easton PA, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $200 - 300.
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Lot 2211

[Manufacturer] Schmidt Label & Lithograph Co., outstanding 1908 advertising cover locally addressed, franked with 1903, 1¢ blue green (300), with neatly struck "San Francisco, Cal., May 1, 1908" cancellation; an extraordinary piece of postal history in a marvelous state of preservation, Fine.
Estimate $200 - 300.
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Lot 2212

[Medical] Conshohocken PA, J. Ellwood Lee Co Medical Plasters, 2¢ (279B) tied by Conshohocken PA duplex on allover red & gold illustrated ad cover, with additional allover illustrated ads on reverse, addressed to Des Moines IA, Very Fine.
Estimate $200 - 300.
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Lot 2213

[Medical] New York City, Seabury & Johnson Medical Supplies, 2¢ (279B) tied by New York NY machine cancel, on allover multicolored illustrated ad cover, with additional allover illustrated ad on reverse, addressed to Ogdenburgh NY, rare ad cover, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $500 - 750.
Realized $275.
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Lot 2214

[Medical] New York City, Seabury & Johnson Medical Supplies, 2¢ (279B) tied by New York NY machine cancel, on allover multicolored illustrated ad cover, with additional allover illustrated ad on reverse showing men and women using their plasters, addressed to Newark NJ, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $400 - 600.
Realized $300.
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Lot 2215

[Medical] New York NY, Seabury & Johnson Medical Specialties, 2¢ (279B) tied by New York machine Cancel, on spectacular allover multicolored ad cover with additional advertising on reverse, addressed to Providence RI, Very Fine.
Estimate $500 - 750.
Realized $375.
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Lot 2216

[Medical] Philadelphia PA, L.B. Seeley Trusses, 3¢ Washington tie by Philadelphia duplex on illustrated ad cover addressed to Lewisburg PA, uncommon subject matter; bottom left corner clipped, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $200 - 300.
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Lot 2217

[Pharmacy] Concord NH, Geo. A. Berry Pharmacists, 1¢ (246) tied by 1897 Concord NH flag cancel, on ad cover with Japanese motif, when opened there is a multipaneled multicolored ad for pharmacy, a few minor splits at folds, examination urged, Very Fine, panelled.
Estimate $150 - 200.
Realized $70.
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Lot 2218

[Political] 1909 Failure to Move Statehouse to Manchester, 1¢ (300) tied by 1897 Concord NH flag cancel, on post card addressed to Plymouth NH, reverse has drawing if farmer whipping a donkey trying to pull the Statehouse to Manchester while chained to a log, rare political subject, Very Fine.
Estimate $150 - 200.
Realized $70.
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Lot 2219

[Printing & Publishing] Cincinnati OH, Russell, Morgan & Co Engravers & Printers, 1¢ (145) tied by blue target with matching Cincinnati OH cds, on multicolored illustrated ad cover of a tiger, addressed to Lancaster OH, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Realized $150.
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Lot 2220

[Printing & Publishing] Murphy's Improved Letter Envelope, 3¢ (65) tied by quartered cork cancel with Phila PA c.d.s., with corner ad, opens to multiple panel ad, addressed to Lynchburg VA; split at backflap fold, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Realized $150.
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Lot 2221

[Printing & Publishing] Philadelphia PA, Edgar F. Baton Engraver, 3¢ (11) tied by Philadelphia PA cds, on ad cover with blue embossed cameo ad cover, addressed to Pennington NJ; top right corner clipped, Very Fine.
Estimate $200 - 300.
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Lot 2222

[Safe] New York NY, Terwilliger & Co Fire & Burglar Proof Safes, 3¢ (83) tied by grid with New York cds, on corner ad cover, with illustration of a safe on reverse, addressed to Selines Grove PA, Fine to Very Fine, with 2011 P.S.A.G. certificate.
Estimate $300 - 400.
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Lot 2223

[Scenic] 1864 (July 23), View of Elgin, IL, 3¢ (#65) cancelled by four-ring target and tied by double-circle Elgin, IL, c.d.s. to illustrated cover addressed to Chicago; upper right a lovely view of Elgin; pencil notation on reverse "Letter dated/Elgin Ill/July 23_1864" (letter not included); reduced at right; mounting remnants on reverse, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $200 - 300.
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Lot 2224

[School] West Lebanon NH, Tilden Ladies' Seminary, 5 covers, includes 3¢ (65) on small cover with ad for seminary at left, 3¢ Washington on allover illustrated ad cover for seminary and corner ad cover franked with #206 & pair #210, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $150 - 200.
Realized $70.
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Lot 2225

[Stamp Collar] Manchester NH, T.F. Fifield Grocer, 2¢ Washington tied by 1901 Manchester NH flag cancel with red stamp collar addressed Canton MA, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $150 - 200.
Realized $70.
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Lot 2226

[Stamp Dealer] Keene NH, Lewis H. Dean Stamps & Supplies, 2¢ (219) tied by Keene NH flag cancel to illustrated ad cover, addressed to Chicago IL, with large purple pointing hand "Returned To Writer/Unclaimed/Chicago IL", with violet handstamp "Name Repeated in Directory/Supply Correct Address", & "G.D. No. 8", Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $150 - 200.
Realized $70.
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Lot 2227

[Tobacco] St. Louis MO, Liggett & Myers Tobacco Co, 2¢ (220) tied by 1903 St Louis MO machine cancel, on allover multicolored ad cover, with stamp collar, addressed to North Dakota, Very Fine.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Realized $180.
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Lot 2228

[Tourism] New Hampshire Advertising Town Covers, 10 advertising covers, includes reverse of cover for Antrim, illustrated ad cover for Lake Winnipesaukee, illustrated ad for Franklin, illustrated ad cover with additional ads on reverse for Hillsborough, allover map for Lebanon, illustrated ad with additional illustration and ad on reverse for Littleton (3), ad for Keene, ad for Pittsfield, uncommon and intriguing, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $150 - 200.
Realized $70.
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