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Sale 82: United States Advertising Covers

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Topics - Confections & Expositions

Lots 3150-3159 Lots 3160-3163

Lot 3150    

(Confections) A.L. Koons, Confectionary, Tyrone, Pa., red allover shaded ad on cover franked with 1890, 2¢ carmine tied by "Tyrone, Pa., May 19, 1893" duplex postmark; missing backflap, Very Fine.
Scott No. 220    Estimate $20 - 30.

Realized: $30

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Lot 3151    

(Confections) Bunte Bros. & Spoehr, Confections, Chicago, blue allover shaded ad on cover franked with 1887, 2¢ green tied by 1888 Chicago, Ill. duplex postmark, Very Fine.
Scott No. 213    Estimate $40 - 60.

Realized: $40

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Lot 3152    

(Confections) J.K. McKee & Co., Confectionary, Pittsburgh, Pa., pink shaded ad on cover franked with 1887, 2¢ green tied by "Pittsburgh, Pa., Nov 12" duplex postmark, Very Fine.
Scott No. 213    Estimate $40 - 60.

Realized: $40

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Lot 3153    

(Confections) M.E. Page & Co., Confectioners, Chicago, allover illustrated design showing Eagle & Flag, on three 1870-80's covers on colors tan, green and orange, each franked with 2¢ or 3¢ Banknote tied by Chicago, Ill. duplex postmark; one cover with small edge stain, Very Fine overall.
Estimate    $200 - 300.

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Lot 3154    

(Confections) The Martin Dawson Company, Confectioners, Chicago, Ill., red illustrated embossed shaded ad showing Store Front View, on fresh cover franked with 1890, 2¢ carmine tied by "Chicago, Ill, Apr 4, 1894" machine postmark, Extremely Fine.
Scott No. 220    Estimate $75 - 100.

Realized: $50

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Lot 3155    

(Exposition) Buffalo International Fair, Secretary's Office, orange illustrated corner card cover showing Main Exposition Building, franked with 1887, 1¢ ultramarine pair tied by "Buffalo, N.Y., Aug 28, 88" duplex postmarks, receiving backstamp; cover slightly reduced at right, Very Fine and choice, extremely rare as Bomar states there is no known advertising covers for this exposition, quite possibly unique.
Scott No. 212    Estimate $200 - 300.

Realized: $160

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Lot 3156    

(Exposition) Columbian Exposition, 1893, allover blue publicity advertising cover showing Landing of Columbus scene from Ed. Roos Mfg. Co. bearing 2¢ Columbian (small flaws) tied by "Chicago Ill. May 4 '93" duplex, illustrated factory design on reverse; tiny cover edge tear at right, still Very Fine.
Scott No. 231    Estimate $150 - 200.

Realized: $130

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Lot 3157    

(Exposition) Cotton States and International Exposition, Atlanta, Ga., bluish gray allover illustrated Exposition View on cover to San Diego, Cal., franked with 1895, 1¢ blue tied by Atlanta, Ga. oval postmark, Very Fine.
Scott No. 264    Estimate $75 - 100.

Realized: $60

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Lot 3158    

(Exposition) Lewis and Clark Centennial and American Pacific Exposition, green allover illustrated design in showing Lewis and Clark Portraits and American Indian Camp Scene, franked with 2¢ carmine tied by 1905 Portland, Oregon duplex postmark, Very Fine and choice.
Estimate    $100 - 150.

Realized: $110

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Lot 3159    

(Exposition) Milwaukee Industrial Exposition, gray allover ad design showing Exposition Building, on cover franked with 2¢ vermilion, two singles tied by "Milwaukee, Wis., Jan 6" cds and target duplexes; cover with small edge tears and small bit of flap missing, otherwise Very Fine, a rare 19th century exposition design.
Scott No. 178    Estimate $100 - 150.

Realized: $210

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Lots 3150-3159 Lots 3160-3163

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