Lot 927(Tobacco) Watson, Wright & Co., Portland, Oregon. Illustrated ad design on 2¢ entire showing Women Smoking Ideal Cigarettes, cork canceled with R.P.O. cds alongside; some cover edge toning, otherwise Very Fine.
Estimate $75 - 100.
Lot 928(Tobacco) Cigar Advertising Covers. Balance of 91 ad covers mostly illustrated, 1880-90's; various products and companies including Lillian Russell 5¢ Cigars with Russell Portrait, multicolored The Bird Cigars, 4 Tansill's Punch 5¢ Cigar ads, multicolored Clear Texas Cigars - Willis, Texas, Ostrom Barnes Co. Walt Witman Cigars - Binghampton, N.Y., Adelina Patti Cigar, etc.; some flaws, Very Fine overall.
Estimate $1,500 - 2,000.