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Sale 74: The Westpex Auction

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Advertising/Illustrated Covers

Lots 2599-2608 Lots 2609-2616

Lot 2599    

Advertising Covers - California Illustrated Buildings, collection of 140 different from the 1860-90's in two Showgard albums; including a section of Hotels including two different What Cheer House designs from the 1860's, 1852 Mercantile House with enclosure (privately carried to Oasis Ranch), 1883 Casa Del Mar (San Diego) with allover bathing pool scene and illustrated enclosure, others include Standard Soap (S.F.) with two different allover designs, 1870 A.L. Bancroft & Co. (S.F.), etc.; many attractive designs throughout.
Estimate    $2,500 - 3,500.

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Current Opening Bid: $2,700

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Lot 2600    

Advertising Covers - Illinois Illustrated Buildings, collection of 243 different from the 1860-90's in four Showgard albums; mostly Chicago with Dawson Confectioners allover shaded, 1870's Warner's Proprietary Medicine Co., Cooke Brewing Co., 1893 Conrad Seip Brewing co. multicolored, others with 1880's Rockford Publishing Co. (Rockford) and Andrus Marble & Granite (Aurora), etc.; many attractive designs throughout.
Estimate    $3,000 - 4,000.

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Current Opening Bid: $1,450

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Lot 2601    

Advertising Covers - Illustrated Buildings, collection of 74 different from the 1850s to 1900 in Showgard album including states of Kansas, Louisiana, Mississippi and Maine, range of towns and some in color, frankings include #11 pair, Banknotes, Columbian and Trans-Miss., etc. an excellent group with many better.
Estimate    $2,000 - 3,000.

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Current Opening Bid: $950

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Lot 2602    

Advertising Covers - Illustrated Buildings, collection of 75 different from the 1870s to 1900 in Showgard album including states of Alabama, Arkansas, Colorado, Connecticut and Delaware, range of towns and some in color, a couple all-over shaded, an excellent group with many better.
Estimate    $1,500 - 2,000.

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Current Opening Bid: $725

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Lot 2603    

Advertising Covers - Illustrated Buildings, collection of 73 different from the 1860s to 1900 in Showgard album including states of Nebraska, New Hampshire and Georgia, range of towns and some in color, an excellent group with many better.
Estimate    $1,500 - 2,000.

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Current Opening Bid: $725

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Lot 2604    

Advertising Covers - Illustrated Buildings, collection of 73 different from the 1870s to 1900 in Showgard album including states of Minnesota, Maryland, Washington D.C. and Dakotas, frankings include Banknotes and Columbians, range of towns and some in color, includes a couple Tobacco ads for Irvin & Poston, well worth viewing with better noted.
Estimate    $1,500 - 2,000.

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Current Opening Bid: $725

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Lot 2605    

Advertising Covers - Illustrated Chicago Hotels, group of 76 different showing building illustrations from the 1860 to 1900 in Showgard album including four different for Tremont House, Briggs House with #65 tied by blue Chicago 1862 duplex, Leland House light blue ad on cover bearing #210, three different for Gault House, Sherman House on reverse of cover bearing #65 tied by blue 1862 duplex, Lexington Hotel with #234 to Italy, etc., an excellent group for the Chicago collector.
Estimate    $1,500 - 2,000.

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Current Opening Bid: $725

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Lot 2606    

Advertising Covers - Illustrated Illinois Hotels, group of 28 different showing building illustrations from the 1870s to 1900 in Showgard album including Paxton Hotel bearing #210 with "Chi. & Central R.P.O. 'Day' Jan 18" rpo cds, blue "Holland House" in shield cameo style corner card on cover bearing #26 from Polo Ill., The Antlers on cover bearing #286 from Taylorsville Ill., St. Nicholas Hotel all-over shaded ad on cover bearing #147 tied by blue "Joliet Ill." duplex, etc. few small faults, collected over a long period of time with many interesting designs.
Estimate    $500 - 750.

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Current Opening Bid: $240

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Lot 2607    

Advertising Covers - Maine Illustrated Hotels, collection of 78 different from the 1850-90's in Showgard album; including four different Bangor House ads from 1850-90's, Marshall House (York Harbor) illustrated in four different colors, Poland Spring House including bicolored, 1850's Skowhegan House, etc.; many attractive designs throughout.
Estimate    $1,500 - 2,000.

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Current Opening Bid: $725

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Lot 2608    

Advertising Covers - Michigan Illustrated Buildings, group of 70 different showing building illustrations from the 1870s to 1890s, note Detroit Casket Co., Michigan Carbon Works of Detroit, multicolor Buick & Sherwood Mfg. Co. Sanitary Specialties, Frederick Stearns & Co., Valley City Milling Co. of Grand Rapids Mich., etc., frankings include Banknotes, Columbians, Trans-Miss. etc., many attractive designs throughout.
Estimate    $1,500 - 2,000.

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Current Opening Bid: $725

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Lots 2599-2608 Lots 2609-2616

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