Lot 682(Food - Fruits & Vegetables) D.B. Wier, Lacon, Ills. Black and green illustrated design on cover showing Blackberries, franked with 1868, 3¢ red, F. grill tied by Lacon, Ill. cds and cork duplex, reverse with large "Philadelphia Raspberry" illustration, Very Fine.
Scott No. 94 Estimate $150 - 200.
Lot 683(Food - Fruits & Vegetables) Palmyra Fruit Nurseries. Illustrated design on fresh cover showing Mammoth Cluster Raspberry, franked with 1869, 2¢ brown canceled by quartered cork handstamp, matching Palmyra, N.Y. cds alongside, Very Fine and choice.
Scott No. 113 Estimate $100 - 150.
Lot 684(Food - Fruits & Vegetables) Pomona Garden & Nursery. Blue illustrated cameo corner card on cover showing Cornucopia, franked with 1873, 3¢ green tied by target handstamp, Cinnaminson, N.J. cds alongside, reverse with red and green "Herstine Raspberry" illustration; cover slightly reduced at right, Very Fine.
Scott No. 158 Estimate $75 - 100.
Lot 685(Food - Oysters) Ashland Fish Company. Illustrated design on cover showing Oyster Shucker Behind Booth's Oyster Booth, franked with 1¢ Columbian (s.e. at top) tied by 1894 Ashland, Wis duplex postmark, Very Fine.
Estimate $75 - 100.
Lot 686(Food - Oysters) John L. Shriver & Bros., Packers of Hermetically Sealed Oysters, Fruits & C. Green boxed corner card on 1870 cover to Lexington, Va., franked with 1869, 3¢ ultramarine tied by Baltimore, Md. cds and cork duplex, original enclosure bearing 2¢ revenue; cover slightly reduced at right, Very Fine.
Scott No. 114 Estimate $75 - 100.
Lot 687(Food - Pickles) Gedney Pickle Co. Illustrated design on buff cover showing Various Pickle Products, franked with 2¢ carmine tied by 1894 Omaha, Neb. duplex postmark, Very Fine and choice.
Estimate $50 - 75.
Lot 688Food Advertising Cover Balance. Of 81 ad covers, 1860-90's and mostly illustrated; includes 11 multicolored designs, with a nice array of products including soup with Curtice Brothers Blue Label Soup - Rochester N.Y., mustard and other condiments, sauces, spices, corn with H.C. Baxter & Bros. Beat Reserve Sugar Corn - Portland Me. & Mikado Sugar Corn, coconut, mince meat, oil, vinegar, cider, yeast with Chicago Yeast Powder, etc.; some flaws, Very Fine overall.
Estimate $1,000 - 1,500.
Lot 689(Food) Baking Powder/Soda Advertising Covers. Balance of 37 illustrated ad covers, 1880-90's; includes 21 colored designs (6 multicolored) and 3 allover ads, with products and companies including Lincoln Baking Powder - New York City, Red Seal Baking Powder, San Francisco, Cal., Good Luck Baking Powder - Richmond, Va., Cleveland's Superior Baking Powder, Trophy Baking Powder - S.F., Cal., etc.; some flaws, Very Fine overall.
Estimate $500 - 750.
Lot 690(Food) Butter Advertising Covers. Balance of 27 ad covers, 1880-90's and mostly illustrated; includes 13 colored designs, good showing of various companies & products including butter tubs and presses, includes Fancy Gilt Edge Butter (2 different), Manhattan Print Butter, Bainbridge Creamery, Creamery Package Mfg. Co., etc.; some flaws, Very Fine overall.
Estimate $400 - 600.
Lot 691(Food) Cereal Advertising Covers. Balance of 25 ad covers, 1880-90's and mostly illustrated; includes 16 colored designs (5 multicolored), good showing of various products & companies including Geo. V. Hecker & Co. (4 different), Capitol Mills Rolled Oats, Wheatlet multicolored, Quaker Oats (4 different),Puritan White Oats (2 different), etc.; some flaws, Very Fine overall.
Estimate $500 - 750.