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The MLG Collection

Advertising Envelopes

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Lot 396

[Advertising covers] 1904, 1¢ Louisiana Purchase (Scott 323), paying the printed matter rate on an unsealed 7½" x 5½" advertising cover featuring a marvelous scene entitled "What Shall I Do To Reduce My Weight?"; stamp tied by an undated St. Louis machine "5" World's Fair slogan cancel; top corners with small creases, otherwise Very Fine and quite spectacular.
Estimate $300 - 400.
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Lot 397

[Advertising covers] 1904, 2¢ Louisiana Purchase (Scott 324), tied by a Jun 2, 1904 Boston, Mass. machine cancel on a spectacular, exceptionally clean Gun cover for Savage Hammerless Rifles & Ammunition, featuring an Indian Chief in full headdress, Extremely Fine.
Estimate $1,500 - 2,000.
Realized $750.
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