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Sale 71: The Sescal Sale

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British Commonwealth

Lots 2342-2351 Lots 2352-2361 Lots 2362-2371 Lots 2372-2378

Lot 2342    

Great Britain, 1840-1910's Hand Illustrated Cover Balance, a fascinating group of about 30 covers and 24 fronts, wide range of subjects, frankings and skill levels as well as condition with the covers tending toward the lower end and the fronts toward the higher; also includes an illustrated letter, a postcard and one U.S. cover.
Estimate    $2,000 - 3,000.

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Realized: $4,250

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Lot 2343    

Great Britain, 1850's Hand Illustrated Cover Fronts, pen designs on two fronts; one with Boy Delivering Package incorporating address on package and stamp in hanging sign, other with Man Holding Lantern Reviving Sleeping Man incorporating stamp in lantern, first initialed "SBE", both franked with 1¢ red tied by numeral grid, Very Fine and choice.
Estimate    $200 - 300.

Realized: $425

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Lot 2344    

Great Britain, 1860's Hand Illustrated & Colored Covers, skillfully rendered pen and watercolor designs on two unused covers from artist Rev. L. Loraine Smith (a sporting Parson who rode with the Grafton Hunt), one showing Man on Horse with Men Pulling at Ends entitled "Chairing a Bucks Member," other showing Horserider and House Scene; some pinholes in corners, otherwise Very Fine.
Estimate    $200 - 300.

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Lot 2345 ()   

Great Britain, 1866-70 Hand Illustrated Cover Fronts, three skillfully executed pen designs from the Annie Brooke correspondence by artist C. Luteridge, includes Young Women Steering Sailboat, Rabbits in Theater Box and Ancient Ruins, each franked with 1d red tied by local Tunbridge Wells duplex postmark, Very Fine, the later illustrated in Bodily et al British Pictorial Envelopes of the 19th Century (page 279), ex-Hahn, Giamporcaro.
Estimate    $300 - 400.

Realized: $325

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Lot 2346    

Great Britain, 1870 Hand Illustrated Cover, skillfully executed pen design showing boxed Toy Horse, Puppet and Badminton Racket and Shuttlecock, franked with 1d red tied by Liverpool duplex postmark, accompanied by additional drawings on paper of Classic "Bowman" and Boy Jumping Column by same artist; light cover abrasion, otherwise Very Fine.
Estimate    $150 - 200.

Realized: $300

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Lot 2347 ()   

Great Britain, 1875 Hand Illustrated Cover Front, violet pen design showing Man Hold Wine Glass with caption "A dose of Physic", franked with 1¢ red tied by bar duplex, with matching letterhead enclosure with illustration of Man Looking at Sun with caption "The Poets Eye!!" and "Fame" caption around sun; front tear at top, otherwise Very Fine.
Estimate    $100 - 150.

Realized: $80

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Lot 2348    

Great Britain, 1876-77 Hand Illustrated Covers, matching pen designs on two covers; one with Sword Fight Silhouette Caricatures with one holding banner incorporating stamp, other with Silhouette Caricature with Sword holding frame incorporating stamp, both franked with 1¢ red, one tied by Jersey duplex and other by Farnboro's Station duplex, Very Fine.
Estimate    $150 - 200.

Realized: $300

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Lot 2349    

Great Britain, 1876 Hand Illustrated Cover, humorous caricature design depicting Regal Figure Handing Tray To Figure on Donkey With Turkey and Banner on Second Donkey, with banner incorporating stamp, franked with 1d red tied by "Paddington W., Dec 6, 1876"" duplex, some soiling, otherwise Very Fine.
Estimate    $200 - 300.

Realized: $350

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Lot 2350    

Great Britain, 1882-1912 Hand-Illustrated Covers, balance of the Edwards correspondence: two covers by Henry (Ethelbert) Edwards, 1904 & 1912, both unsigned, and a ½d postal card by E. Henry Edwards signed "E.H.E"; all with pen & ink drawings, F.-V.F.
Estimate    $150 - 200.

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Lot 2351    

Great Britain, 1883 Hand Illustrated Cover, featuring A Gentleman with an Axe, Wearing a Top Hat and Sitting on a Tree Stump, franked with a 1d lilac tied by a London duplex; minor toning, F.-V.F.
Estimate    $75 - 100.

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