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Souvenir Envelopes and Cards
 
 
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Lot 408

[Souvenir Envelopes] Hesse Envelope Co. Administration Building, multicolor design No. 64, franked with a 1¢ Louisiana Purchase (323) tied by a May 2, 1904 World's Fair slogan cancel without "1903" (Bomar St. L04-16) from machine "4", to Syracuse, N.Y., unsealed flap, Extremely Fine.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Realized $150.
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Lot 409

[Souvenir Envelopes] Hesse Envelope Co. Electrical Building, multicolor design No. 53, franked with a 1¢ First Bureau (279) tied by a Apr 15, 1902 World's Fair slogan cancel with "1903" (Bomar St. L04-15) from machine "4", Bankers' Finance Co. corner card, to a local St. Louis address, flap unsealed with a slight tear, Very Fine.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Realized $150.
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Lot 410

[Souvenir Envelopes] Hesse Envelope Co. Lady Liberty & Fairgrounds, unnumbered multicolor design franked with a 2¢ Pan-American (294) tied by a Sep 25, 1901 St. Louis machine cancel, Kenning Glass Co. corner card, to Donenellson, Ill. and backstamped there the next day; reduced just a tad at right, Extremely Fine.
Estimate $300 - 400.
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Lot 411

[Souvenir Envelopes] Hesse Envelope Co. Manufacturers Building, multicolor design No. 57, franked with a 2¢ Louisiana Purchase (324) tied by a Jun 4, 1904 World's Fair slogan cancel without "1903" (Bomar St. L04-16) from machine "8", to Melrose, Mass. and basic set complete there on Jun 6; reduced just a tad at right, small stain on reverse, otherwise Very Fine.
Estimate $250 - 350.
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Lot 412

[Souvenir Envelopes] Hesse Envelope Co. Palace of Education, multicolor design No. 61, franked with a 2¢ Louisiana Purchase (324) tied by a Jul 3, 1904 World's Fair slogan cancel without "1903" (Bomar St. L04-16) from machine "1", to Waterville, Me. and backstamped there on Jul 6; stamp with a straight edge, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $350 - 500.
Realized $180.
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Lot 413

[Souvenir Envelopes] Hesse Envelope Co. Palace of Transportation, multicolor design No. 60, franked with a 2¢ Second Bureau (301) tied by a Nov 14, 1903 World's Fair slogan cancel without "1903" (Bomar St. L04-16) from machine "3", Edward Cornet Grocer Co. corner card, to Clyde, Mo. and backstamped there the next day, Extremely Fine.
Estimate $350 - 500.
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Lot 414
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[Souvenir Envelopes] Hesse Envelope Co. Production Proof, uncut proof sheet of two designs: the United States Government Building and the Palace of Transportation, design No. 59-60, about 7½"x10¼"; minor edge wear, Very Fine.
Estimate $500 - 750.
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Lot 415
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[Souvenir Envelopes] Hesse Envelope Co. Production Proof, uncut proof sheet of two designs: the Palace of Education and the Palace of Arts, design No. 61-62, about 7½"x10"; wrinkle in ul corner, Very Fine.
Estimate $500 - 750.
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Lot 416
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[Souvenir Envelopes] Hesse Envelope Co. Production Proof, uncut proof sheet of two designs: the Electrical Building and the Social Economy Building, about 7¼"x9½"; minor edge wear, Very Fine.
Estimate $500 - 750.
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Lot 417

[Souvenir Envelopes] Hesse Envelope Co. Social Economy Building, multicolor design No. 54, franked with a 10¢ First Bureau (283) tied by a violet Feb 22, 1902 "Harlow Sta. St. Louis, Mo./ M.O.B. c.d.s., sent Registered to Medford, Mass. and backstamped there on Feb 24, Extremely Fine.
Estimate $500 - 750.
Realized $250.
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Lot 418

[Souvenir Envelopes] Hesse Envelope Co. World's Fair logo, multicolor design No. 51, franked with a 2¢ First Bureau (279B) tied by a Nov 18, 1902 World's Fair slogan cancel without "1903" (Bomar St. L04-16) from machine "1", Lang & Becker, Produce Wholesalers corner card, to Dover, N.H. and backstamped there on Nov 20, Extremely Fine.
Estimate $300 - 400.
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Lot 419

[Souvenir Envelopes] Machinery Building, multicolor design No. 56, from an unknown manufacturer (apparently an imitation of a Hesse design) franked with a 2¢ Second Bureau (301) tied by a Sep 1, 1903 World's Fair slogan cancel without "1903" (Bomar St. L04-16) from machine "5", to Warsaw, N.Y. and backstamped there on Sep 3; some flap damage and stamp with some missing perfs, otherwise Very Fine, Ex-Biddle.
Estimate $350 - 500.
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Lot 420

[Souvenir Post Cards] City Levee Scene, 9"x6" black & white hold-to-light card franked with a 2¢ Louisiana Purchase (324) tied by a Nov 25 "EXPOSITION STA./ 1" duplex handstamp (Bomar St. L04-01) and mailed to Meadville, Pa., blank message side; several light bends, typical of these large cards, Very Fine.
Estimate $1,000 - 1,500.
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Lot 421

[Souvenir Post Cards] Cupples Bird's Eye View of the Fair, 9"x6" multicolor hold-to-light card franked with a 2¢ Louisiana Purchase (324) tied by an Jun "EXPOSITION STA./ 1" duplex handstamp (Bomar St. L04-01) and mailed to Iowa City, Ia.; vertical crease and upper left corner bend—typical for these large cards, Very Fine.
Estimate $1,000 - 1,500.
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Lot 422

[Souvenir Post Cards] Cupples Palace of Varied Industries, 9"x6" multicolor hold-to-light card franked with a 1¢ Louisiana Purchase (323) tied by an Oct 31 "EXPOSITION STA./ 1" duplex handstamp (Bomar St. L04-01) and mailed to East Haltey(?), Quebec, Canada, message side blank; bottom corners bent and light horizontal creasing—the norm for these large cards, Very Fine.
Estimate $1,500 - 2,000.
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Lot 423

[Souvenir Post Cards] Cupples Palace of Varied Industries, 9"x6" multicolor card with Sultan Drug Co. advertising on the back, franked with a 1¢ Franklin (300) tied by an 1904 International World's Fair slogan cancel without year (Bomar St. L04-16) and mailed to Fort Collins, Colo.; horizontal creasing—not unusual on these large cards, Very Fine.
Estimate $1,000 - 1,500.
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Lot 424

[Souvenir Post Cards] St. Louis Post-Dispatch Souvenir Post Cards, completely intact an unbroken sheet of four cards that were inserted into Sunday editions of the Post-Dispatch, Very Fine. Rarely seen as an unbroken sheet.
Estimate $300 - 400.
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