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Sale 74: The Westpex Auction

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Exposition Covers

Lots 1348-1357 Lots 1358-1360

Lot 1348    

1876 Philadelphia Centennial Expo, two local covers comprising illustrated Centennial Art Gallery corner card on cover with #178 locally addressed, and purple United States Centennial Commission imprint cover with #178 tied by Centennial expo duplex addressed locally, F.-V.F.
Estimate    $150 - 200.

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Current Opening Bid: $80

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Lot 1349    

1893 Columbian Exposition Entrance Tickets, 10 different, including set of the 6 tickets printed by the American Bank Note Co., plus Chicago Day with stub, Manhattan Day with stub, "Chicago Day" with stub, "Children's Special Ticket" & "Good Only on Day of Sale" tickets, also includes 1893 Columbian Expo portfolio of views issued by the Dept. of Photography, hb; hint of toning, F.-V.F.
Estimate    $200 - 300.

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Current Opening Bid: $210

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Lot 1350    

1897 Nashville Tennessee Exposition Postal Card (Megson Ge-10), unused, showing bird's eye view of the expo; small top right corner crease, still Very Fine and scarce in this condition, Megson $275.
Estimate    $150 - 200.

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Current Opening Bid: $70

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Lot 1351    

1899 National Export Exposition, group of three items comprising National Export Exposition multicolor advertising cover with 2¢ Bureau tied by expo slogan machine cancel (Bomar P99-09), and two different 1899 Philadelphia expo souvenir post cards showing three building or street scenes, F.-V.F. and scarce trio.
Estimate    $200 - 300.

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Current Opening Bid: $90

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Lot 1352    

1909 Hudson Fulton Collection, Official Hudson-Fulton Celebration complete mint set of 72 post cards cards by Redfield, all multicolor designs; some small flaws and wear, F.-V.F., a difficult set to complete.
Estimate    $200 - 300.

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Current Opening Bid: $90

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Lot 1353 o/   

1904 St. Louis Expo Group, of three covers, 13 cards and a used set of stamps; covers including 10¢ + 2¢ Louisiana issue both with bottom margin imprint at bottom on registered cover; range of cards */o including official cards and other with fair postmarks, one glitter card (no photo).
Estimate    $200 - 300.

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Current Opening Bid: $90

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Lot 1354    

1909 Hudson Fulton Collection, collection with approx. 200 post cards plus two tickets, and a stereoptican slide, the mint and used post cards include: four real photo post cards, Official Hudson-Fulton Celebration set with over 100 incl. over 60 different out of the set of 72 by Redfield; Manhattan Series set of 16 Post Cards by Churchman Co. with original patented mailing envelope, 6 multicolor Tuck & Sons series 164, 8 post cards by Valentine & Sons including one used with scarce large Hudson-Fulton Celebration label, F.-V.F., a scarce collection.
Estimate    $300 - 400.

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Current Opening Bid: $140

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Lot 1355    

San Diego (Exposition Sta.) Cal., Jul. 26, 1915, Registered, beautifully struck violet double circle postmark (Bomar SD16-02) on Post Office Dept. Penalty Envelope with rare unlisted violet straight line "Exposition Station, San Diego, Cal." handstamp, cover endorsed in address panel "Compliments of Exposition Station", Extremely Fine, a rare cover which is used in 1915 and is the only known example of this combination of markings, ex-Mader.
Estimate    $1,000 - 1,500.

This is the uniquely listed on cover example of this exposition postmark with two other strikes noted on facing slips. This cover realized $3,750 hammer in our 2009 Westpex sale.

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Current Opening Bid: $475

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Lot 1356    

San Diego Panama-California International Exposition Balance, 1915-16, of 26 covers and cards and some ephemera; highlight by four cover bearing various Exposition label used from the exposition, one is an official cover with illustrated corner card and allover Exposition design and enclosure, official business cover with "Government Exhibit Board, Panama-California International Exposition, San Diego, 1916" corner card, nice run of additional covers and cards with first type duplex postmark including incoming usages and official post cards, some slogan machines and unused Exposition labels, Very Fine overall.
Estimate    $400 - 600.

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Current Opening Bid: $190

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Lot 1357    

San Diego, Cal., May 21, 1915, Exposition Sta., duplex cancel (Bomar SD15-01) tying 10¢ Special Delivery on 2¢ red Centennial entire to Ohio, entire with hint of minor toned spots, Very Fine, a very scarce special delivery usage.
Estimate    $300 - 400.

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Current Opening Bid: $140

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