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Sale 45: The Winter Sale

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Albright Advertising Covers (Telegraph to Tobacco)

Lots 907-916 Lots 917-926 Lots 927-928

Lot 917    

(Theatrical) Hi. Henry's Minstrels. Brown illustrated design showing Hi Henry Portrait, on 2¢ green entire canceled by 1892 Portage, Wis. cds, Very Fine and rare.
Estimate    $100 - 150.

Realized: $85

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Lot 918    

(Theatrical) Lucier's Consolidated Minstrels. Red illustrated design showing C. Lucier, J. Lucier & Straffin Portraits, on cover franked with 2¢ Columbian tied by 1893 Milford, N.H. cds and cork duplex; few cover spots and slightly reduced at right, otherwise Very Fine.
Estimate    $75 - 100.

Realized: $55

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Lot 919    

(Theatrical) P.T. Barnum's Greatest Show on Earth and the Great London Circus. Bronze illustrated design showing Owner's Barnum, Bailey & Hutchinson Portraits, franked with 1883, 2¢ red brown tied by 1884 New York duplex postmark, accompanied by 1887 illustrated letterhead; small piece of backflap missing, Very Fine.
Scott No. 210    Estimate $150 - 200.

Realized: $500

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Lot 920    

(Tobacco) A. Fatman & Co., Importers of Cigars & Tobacco. Illustrated design showing Eagle on Banner, franked with 1851, 3¢ dull red tied by blue Cincinnati, O. cds, Very Fine.
Scott No. 11    Estimate $150 - 200.

Realized: $90

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Lot 921    

(Tobacco) "Francis Wilson" "Toiler" Cigars. Large illustration on reverse of cover showing American Actor Francis Wilson, front with illustrated Nelden-Judson Drug Co. Building Scene and franked with 2¢ carmine tied by 1896 Salt Lake City, Utah duplex postmark, Very Fine.
Estimate    $75 - 100.

Realized: $45

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Lot 922    

(Tobacco) Gromes & Ulrich, Importers & Wholesale Dealers Wines, Liquors, Champagnes and Havana Cigars. Multicolored illustrated pioneer postcard showing Southern Gentleman Smoking Cigar; franked with 1879, 1¢ ultramarine tied by grid cancel, 1880 list of imports on reverse; minor edge toning, otherwise Very Fine.
Scott No. 182    Estimate $150 - 200.

Realized: $1,200

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Lot 923    

(Tobacco) H.W. Erichs. Illustrated design on registered cover showing Wooden Cigar Mould Press, franked with 1873, 1¢ ultramarine + 3¢ green, strip of 4 tied by "New York, Registered" cds's, Very Fine.
Scott No. 156+158    Estimate $75 - 100.

Realized: $70

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Lot 924    

(Tobacco) Ligget & Myers Tobacco Co., St. Louis, Mo. Multicolored allover design on cover showing Woodsman with Telescope Overlooking Mountain View, franked with 1¢ dark ultramarine (minor gum soak at bottom) tied by St. Louis, Mo. oval handstamp, Very Fine, a lovely allover design.
Estimate    $200 - 300.

Realized: $400

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Lot 925    

(Tobacco) R.A. Patterson & Co., Lucky Strike Tobacco. Illustrated design showing Tobacco Plug, on 2¢ green entire canceled by 1890 Boston, Mass. machine postmark, additional text and logo on reverse, Very Fine.
Estimate    $50 - 75.

Realized: $70

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Lot 926    

(Tobacco) Ruhe Bros. Cigar Manf'g Co. Multicolored design on cover showing Silver & Golden Crosses, franked with 1887, 2¢ green tied by 1888 Chicago, Ill. duplex postmark; slight edge tone at left, Very Fine.
Scott No. 213    Estimate $75 - 100.

Realized: $50

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