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Sale 79: The George J. Kramer Collection of Western Trails and Routes

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Western Towns - Wyoming

Lots 3147-3156 Lots 3157-3164

Lot 3157    

Laramie City, Wyo. Sep 9, rimless cds duplexed with negative "L" cancel on 3¢ green (147) on cover to Battle Creek Mich.; reduced slightly at left, Very Fine.
Estimate    $150 - 200.

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Lot 3158    

Medicine Bow, Wyo., Feb 4, clear strike of cds on cover with matching four-ring target tying 3¢ green (158) on cover to Prof. O.C. Marsh, Yale College, New Haven Conn., Very Fine.
Estimate    $100 - 150.

Realized: $180

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Lot 3159    

Medicine Bow, Wyoming, Oct 29, 1884, bold strike with matching grid cancel ties 2¢ red brown (210) on yellow cover to Prof. O.C. Marsh at Yale College, New Haven Conn., edge wear, F.-V.F.
Estimate    $100 - 150.

Realized: $160

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Lot 3160    

Rawlins, Wyo., Apr 8, cds duplexed with cork cancels tie 2¢ red brown (210) pair on legal-size cover with illustrated David G. Browne, Transportation Contractor corner card showing 12-team hose drawn three wagons illustration, to General G. B. Dandy, Chief Quartermaster, Department of Platte, Omaha Neb., endorsed "Proposals for Wagon Transportation Route No. 4" at top; reduced at right into 2¢, torn at bottom, Fine, ex-Willard on his exhibit page with hand-drawn map.
Estimate    $100 - 150.

Realized: $110

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Lot 3161    

Shoshone Agency, Wyo., Feb 26, 1886, clear strike of cds on cover with matching circular grid cancel tying 2¢ red brown (210) to Iowa; edge wear, F.-V.F., ex-Willard on his exhibit page with hand-drawn map.
Estimate    $100 - 150.

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Lot 3162    

Wyoming Territory, 1870s-80s, small better group of 8 Bank Note covers comprising 1876 Fort Laramie Wyo. with 3¢ Bank Note (stamp affixed over original) to Cheyenne Wyom., 1873 Camp Stambaugh Wyo. on 3¢ green (147) to Bellefonte Pa., 1870s Green River City Wyo. with #158 to Fort Howard; 1884 Green River City Wyo. serrated Sweetwater Co. cds with #210, 1888 Rock Creek Wyo. registered with #213, 209; 1881 Chug Water Wyo. fancy B.F. Kelley P.M. cds on #207, 187 registered cover, 1888 Buffalo Wyo. Terr. ties #213, and 1890 New Castle Wyo. registered with #216 (2) and 213.
Estimate    $400 - 600.

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Realized: $325

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Lot 3163    

Wyoming Territory, 1870s-1900s, group of 19 including 1882 Rawlins, 1883 Evanston, 1898 Mammoth Hot Springs, 1886 The Siding, 1883 Centennial, 1887 Laramie City, 1888 Lander forwarding cds, Cheyenne and Cheyenne City, Laramie City, 1883 Ferris, etc.; some mixed condition, F.-V.F.
Estimate    $300 - 400.

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Realized: $260

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Lot 3164    

Wyoming Territory, 1880s, group of 12 covers with #210s except one with #213 comprising 1885 Little Bear, 1885 Rongis purple octagon, 1887 Douglas purple duplex, 1887 Douglas duplex in black, Cheyenne City: one bearing #210 and other #213; 1885 Evanston, 1886 Fort Fred Steele, 1887 Fort Washakie duplex with star cancel, 1887 black cds, 1884 Laramie City, and 1886 Meeteetse; some faults, F.-V.F., ten are ex-Willard on his exhibit pages with hand-drawn map.
Estimate    $300 - 400.

Realized: $375

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