Lot 2557Document and Ephemera Group. Includes various 1860's deed documents, many with revenue stamps, Confederate bonds, a dozen newspapers from including 1809 Philadelphia "Aurora", 1812 & 1815 Boston "Columbian Centennial", 1860's newspapers from the north and south (including reprints), Laflin & Rand Powder original prints, etc.
Estimate $500 - 750.
Lot 2558Ephemera Balance. 2 large boxes filled with various turn-of-the-century and later lithograph ephemera, souvenir books, post card and card folders, etc.; lots of material, well worth full evaluation.
Estimate $250 - 350.
Lot 2559Ephemera Balance. A mix of bank checks with revenues (including 2¢ Trans-Miss bisect usage under regular issued revenue), few stock certificates including 100 shares from the Tucker Corporation (automobile), 1872 Pennsylvania certificate of Adjusted Claim for War Damages, War Rations, etc.
Estimate $100 - 150.
Lot 2560Miscellaneous Ephemera, 1829-1901. Assortment of banknotes, checks, shipping documents, couple court documents, an 1892 issue of Mekeel's Stamp News; 1863 bank check signed by John Sherman, of Ohio, U.S. Rep & Senator; Norwich University of Vermont folded circular with manuscript "2"; several steamboat documents; 1880 Tombstone, Az. bank check; 10 banknotes including, 1859 $10 Terre Haute Alton & St. Louis Rail Road Co; 1860 $20 banknote South Western Railroad Bank of Charleston, S.C.; 1861 $10 Bank of the State of South Carolina; 1840 $5 Chesapeake & Ohio Canal Co; and others, all elaborately illustrated; some fractional currency issues also included, some mixed quality, worth a closer look, please inspect.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Lot 2561Philatelic Souvenirs, 1990-2010. Two boxes loaded with souvenirs from international and national stamp shops of the last 20+ years, including presentation folders, sets, menus, etc; worth closer inspection.
Estimate $150 - 200.
Lot 2562Sheet Music, "Good-By, Old Stamp, Good-By", 1883. Pristine large format for song written as an epitaph for the 3¢ green Bank Note, "Song and Chorus by Uncle Sam, Author of all the Stamps", published by H. S. Perkins & Co., Chicago; back has illustrated advert for Chicago & North-Western Railway, "The Finest Equipped Railroad in the World"; measures approximately 10.5" x 14"; unusual cross-collectible, Very Fine.
Estimate $100 - 150.
Lot 2563Trade Card Advertising & Victorian Graphics, 1880-1920. A fabulous hoard of over 1,000 trade cards & related ephemera, from a longtime collector; most items are full color images, and include "cut-outs" mounted in several scrap book type volumes, with a vast array of charming images of beautiful women, children, animals, comic characters, etc; the trade cards are arranged in clear display pages, often with similar themed cards grouped together; the topics are almost endless but include stationers, drug stores, "dollar" and "99¢" stores, novelty, general merchandise, shoe stores, dry goods, art stores; household goods such as furniture, carpets, wall paper, house paint, sewing machines including Singer, hardware & fishing tackle, cutlery, pianos & organs; many clothiers including Lord & Taylor, Best & Co., Jordan Marsh; food & cooking related such as yeast, baking powders, flour, coffee (such as Chase & Sandborn), tea, spices; canned goods such as Heinz (all 57 varieties), wines & liquors, cute "Borden" milk wagon, crackers including "Zu Zu" by National Biscuit Co., chocolate & cocoa, "Tabasco" hot sauce; cigarettes, jewelry & fine watches, photographers, florists, rooms for rent, manufacturing opticians, and on and on ad finitem; also included are dozens of illustrated auction catalogs, many with prices realized, several illustrated reference books, guide to trade card collecting, etc; overall condition is excellent, a few flaws to be expected, in person examination strongly recommended.
Estimate $5,000 - 7,500.
Lot 2564U.S. & Foreign Covers & Ephemera, 1795-1925. Interesting balance lot of stampless covers, also some Great Britain Penny Reds, 1868 Presidential slates of candidates, ethnic picture postcards, WWI map of Europe, some Western ephemera, and much much more; needs closer examination to determine true value, please inspect.
Estimate $750 - 1,000.