Lot 287Ala. & Ten. Riv. R.R., Jun 9, two strikes of route agent cds, one bold, other ties 3¢ dull red (26) on buff cover with blue Selma Insurance & Trust, Selma, Ala. cameo-style corner card to near Alpine, Ala.; minor wear, Very Fine, Rarity VIII.
Towle No. 400-A-1 Estimate $300 - 400.
Lot 288Carbondale, Ill. C.R.R., May 20, clear strike of railroad station cds on legal-size cover made from tuned Adams Express Co. Western Division printed envelope, bearing 2¢ black (73), 3¢ rose (65) strip of three and 10¢ green (68), all tied by four-ring cancels to Jonesboro Ills.; reduced slightly at ends, Very Fine, ex-Metzger.
Towle No. 708-S-6 Estimate $750 - 1,000.
Lot 289Jarrett & Palmer's Special Fast Train - Continental Train, New-York June 1-1876, 12.10 A.M., machine cancel with "1" barred oval cancellation on 3¢ green stationery front to San Francisco, Cal., red Williets & Co. cameo style corner card; some soiling; accompanied by blue "The Fast Mail N.Y. & Chic. R.P.O." rimless duplex that ties 3¢ green (147) on cover to Franklin, Pa., F.-V.F.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Lot 290Marseilles C. & R.I. R.R., Jan 18, fancy boxed datestamp ties 10¢ yellow green (68), natural s.e. at right, rich color, on cover to Farmersville, Canada, red "U.S. Paid 10" in oval exchange handstamp; cover stains and soiling, Fine and rare station RP.
Towle No. 702-S-2 Estimate $200 - 300.
Lot 291Memphis and Charleston Railroad, green all-over ad on reverse of cover bearing 3¢ rose (65) tied by blue Memphis, Tenn. duplex to New York, N.Y., matching green "Gayoso House" corner card; minor flap tears, F.-V.F.
Estimate $150 - 200.
Lot 292Morris & Essex R.R., Sep 10, neat strike of route agent cds ties 2¢ black (73) on cover with illustrated Morris Female Institute corner card showing school to Bloomfield, N.J., Very Fine and choice, ex-Brown. Towle No. 250-A-2.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Lot 293Penna Rail Road - Freight Station, S.B. Kingston Jr. Agt., Philadelphia, Pa., blue cameo corner card on orange cover bearing 2¢ black (73) canceled by circle of wedges duplexed with "Philada, Post Office, Aug 22 '66" to local street address, Very Fine.
Estimate $150 - 200.