Lot 858(Publications - Newspaper) The Press, Published at Nebraska City. Brown & blue ad corner card on cover to Omaha, franked with 1861, 3¢ rose, bottom margin plate no. single canceled by cork handstamp, matching Nebraska City, Neb. cds alongside; cover toning, Fine.
Scott No. 65 Estimate $100 - 150.
Lot 859(Publications - Newspaper) Western Empire. Illustrated design on cover showing Before & After Subscribing Caricatures; franked with 3¢ Banknote canceled by circle of wedges handstamp, Bull's City, Kans.cds alongside, Very Fine and rare.
Scott No. 207 Estimate $75 - 100.
Lot 860(Publications - Newspaper) the Yankee Blade. Illustrated corner card showing Gentlemen Portrait, on fresh cover franked with 1¢ Columbian tied by 1894 Back Bay Boston, Mass. machine postmark, Very Fine and choice.
Estimate $75 - 100.
Lot 861(Publications) Newspaper Advertising Covers. Balance of 129 ad covers, 1850-90's and many illustrated; colored designs including multicolored and allover, also a nice selection of early 1850-60's corner cards including bicolor, with papers and companies including San Francisco Bulletin (2 different), Stockton Daily Evening Mail - Stockton Cal., 1877 Colorado Chieftain - Pueblo, Colo., 1889 The Ironclad Age, Indianapolis, Ind. with illustrated Steamboat, Train & Ship, The New York Observer (2 different allover ads), The News and Courier - Charleston, S.C. (2 allover ads in green and gray), Argus and Patriot - Montpelier, Vt. (3 allover designs in colors), 1860's The Miners' Journal - Pottsville, Pa. with illustrated Miner and Shaft, two The Bangor Daily News - Bangor, Me. covers with full illustrated Newspaper Boy design in red and blue, Lewiston Journal - Lewiston, Me. (3 similar in colors), Boston Journal allover ad on cover franked with 2¢ Blackjack, etc.; some flaws, Very Fine overall, a lovely assembly and ideal collection for continuation.
Estimate $2,000 - 3,000.