Lot 882(Sport - Billiards) A.E. Whitney. Blue multi-panel ad design showing Billiards and Other Store Views, franked with 1873, 3¢ green tied by Cleveland, O. duplex postmark; couple edge tone spots at lower right, still Very Fine.
Scott No. 158 Estimate $100 - 150.
Lot 883(Sport - Billiards) Francis Rasche, and Henry Schroeder's Billiard and Lager Beer, Saloon. Illustrated design showing Men Playing Billiards, on yellow cover franked with 1869, 3¢ ultramarine tied by Milwaukee, Wis. cds and circle of wedges duplex; stamp torn in at top and sealed cover tear at top, F.-V.F.
Scott No. 114 Estimate $75 - 100.
Lot 884(Sport - Cricket) Peninsular Cricket Club. Illustrated design on cover showing Cricket Player, franked with 1883, 2¢ red brown tied by 1886 Detroit, Mich. duplex postmark, Very Fine and choice.
Estimate $75 - 100.
Lot 885(Sport - Fishing) The Automatic Reel. Illustrated 1¢ blue entire showing Hand Holding Reel, canceled by 1897 Rochester, N.Y. machine postmark, Very Fine.
Estimate $100 - 150.
Lot 886(Sport - Fishing) Welch & Graves Protected Live Fish Bait. Illustrated design on cover showing Live Bait Lure, franked with rim canceled 1¢ Columbian and 1894 Natural Bridge, N.Y. cds alongside, forwarded with pen canceled 1¢ Postage Due; tiny cover tear at left, still Extremely Fine and rare.
Scott No. 230+J22 Estimate $200 - 300.
Lot 887(Sport - Roller Skates) Dake Brothers, Sole Agents Western New York for the Celebrated Harvard Roller Skate. Illustrated ad design on cover showing The Harvard Roller Skate, franked with 1883, 2¢ red brown tied by 1885 New York duplex postmark; cover reduced at right, Very Fine.
Scott No. 210 Estimate $100 - 150.
Lot 888(Sport - Roller Skates) Frank L. Crocker, Manufacturer of the Crocker Roller Skate. Illustrated design showing The Crocker Roller Skate, on 1874, 1¢ blue entire canceled by Minneapolis oval handstamp; few cover spots, Very Fine.
Estimate $75 - 100.
Lot 889(Sport - Roller Skates) Kitselman Brothers. Blue illustrated ad design on cover showing Kitselman Roller Skates, franked with 1873, 3¢ green tied by Ridgeville, Ind. cds, with original 1885 illustrated 4-page circular; slight cover wear and fade, F.-V.F.
Scott No. 158 Estimate $75 - 100.
Lot 890Sport Advertising Covers. Balance of 44 illustrated ad covers, 1870-90's; an array of sport related products and companies including boxing with E.C. Meacham Arms Co. - St. Louis, Mo., gym equipment with Horace Partridge & Co. - Boston, Mass. (2 similar), The Whitely Exerciser - N.Y.C. (2 different), fishing with P. & S. New Fly Trolling Bait - Whitehall, N.Y., baseball with Irwin Mitt and Glove - Ashland, N.H., tennis, golf, skating with U.S. Club Skate - Philadelphia, Pa., roller skates, billiards with E. Brunswick Billiard & Pool Table Manufacturing Co. - San Francisco, Cal., etc.; some flaws, Very Fine overall.
Estimate $1,000 - 1,500.
Lot 891(Stamp Collar) Boston Marble Co. Design on cover franked with 1887, 2¢ green tied by 1889 Boston, Mass. machine postmark, Very Fine.
Scott No. 213 Estimate $50 - 75.