Lot 3424(Music) Carhart, Needham & Co., Melodeons, New York, multicolored illustrated shaded ad showing Melodeon, on cover to Athens, Pa., franked with 1857, 3¢ dull red tied by "New - York, Apr 17, 1860" cds, Very Fine, a wonderful example of this popular ad design.
Scott No. 26 Estimate $300 - 400.
Lot 3425(Music) De Baugh and His 20th Century Band, Chicago, Ill., tan illustrated design showing W.C. De Baugh, Conductor Portrait, on legal size cover frank with 1¢ Bureau tied by 1902 Chicago, Ill. machine postmark, Very Fine.
Estimate $50 - 75.
Lot 3426(Music) F.G. Smith & Co., Bradbury Piano Fortes, New York, gray allover illustrated ad design showing Piano Forte, on cover franked with 1869, 3¢ ultramarine tied by New York duplex postmark, Very Fine.
Scott No. 114 Estimate $100 - 150.
Lot 3427(Music) H.N. Hempster, Music Store, Milwaukee, Wis., gray allover illustrated shaded ad showing Framed Lyre, on fresh cover franked with 1861, 3¢ rose (small flaws) tied by "Milwaukee, Wis, Mar 15, '64" cds and target duplex, Very Fine.
Scott No. 65 Estimate $75 - 100.
Lot 3428(Music) Henry Benary's Sons, Music Goods, yellow orange allover shaded ad on cover to Brunndobra, Germany, franked with 1890, 1¢ dull blue +2¢ carmine, pair tied by 1890 New York duplex postmarks, Very Fine.
Scott No. 219+220 Estimate $75 - 100.
Lot 3429(Music) Horace Waters & Co., Pianos, Melodeons, Parlor, Church, New York, red brown illustrated shaded ad showing Piano Forte, on cover franked with 1868, 3¢ red, F. grill tied by "New York, May 18" cds and grid duplex, Very Fine.
Scott No. 94 Estimate $150 - 200.
Lot 3430(Oil) Bedford Lubricating Oil Co., New York N.Y., allover pink shaded illustrated ad cover showing Flyweel Governor, franked with 1863, 2¢ black tied by circular segmented handstamp, addressed to Farmington, Tenn., flap with shield design, Very Fine.
Scott No. 73 Estimate $300 - 400.
Lot 3431(Oil) Kent Brothers, Kent's Standard Oil, Cory, Pa., green illustrated shaded ad design showing Kent Oil Barrels, on cover to Clear Creek, N.Y., franked with 1861, 3¢ rose (tear and crease) tied by "Cory, Pa., Dec 10" cds and Fancy Eagle & Shield duplex, Very Fine, a wonderful allover illustrated cover bearing a fancy pictorial cancellation.
Scott No. 65 Estimate $750 - 1,000.
Lot 3432(Paint) Lesher, Painter, Mauch Chunk, violet allover graph design, on cover to Weissport, Pa. franked with 1881, 1¢ gray blue (crease) canceled by target handstamp, Very Fine.
Scott No. 206 Estimate $50 - 75.
Lot 3433(Paint) Wetherill & Brother, Pure White Lead, Philadelphia, violet illustrated ad showing Factory View, on cork canceled 1874, 1¢ entire to Allentown Pa.; vertical file fold, Very Fine.
Estimate $50 - 75.