Lot 3485(Ship) Coleman's California Line, For San Francisco, New York, allover illustrated shaded ad showing Clipper Ship, on cover franked with 1861, 3¢ rose (small flaws) tied by 1862 New York cds and star in circle duplex; partial backflap, otherwise Very Fine.
Scott No. 65 Estimate $100 - 150.
In 1849 William Tell Coleman went to California and eventually settled in San Francisco, where he engaged in the shipping and commission business. Coleman was a leading figure in both the 1851 and 1856 Committees of Vigilance, which usurped civic power in order to drive out the Democratic Party machine and ostensibly to establish law and order.
Lot 3486(Ship) J.G. Klemm (Cabinet Maker), San Francisco, address label on handmade cover made from print of Fishing Boats Scene, franked with 2¢ Trans-Miss tied by "San Francisco, Cala., Dec 1, '98" machine postmark; light tone spots, F.-V.F. and unique.
Scott No. 286 Estimate $200 - 300.
Lot 3487(Ship) Lawrence & Foulk's Ship and Steamboat Builders, Williamsburgh, gray shaded ad on 1867 folded lettersheet from Williamsburgh to New York, franked with 1863, 2¢ black tied by blue "New York City, Dec 17" cds and fancy geometric duplex; minor edge tears at top, Very Fine and attractive.
Scott No. 73 Estimate $300 - 400.
Lot 3488(Sports) Flexible Flyer, multicolored illustrated design showing Children Riding Sled, on cover franked with 2¢ carmine tied by 1905 Detroit, Mich. flag machine cancel, reverse with illustrated sled and additional ad text, Extremely Fine.
Scott No. 319 Estimate $100 - 150.
Lot 3489(Stamp Dealer) E.B. Sterling, United States Stamps, Trenton, New Jersey, registered corner card cover franked with 1883, 2¢ red brown, two strips of three and single canceled by quartered cork handstamps, 1885 Trenton, N.J. cds and registry oval in purple, Very Fine.
Scott No. 210 Estimate $75 - 100.
Lot 3490(Stamp Dealer) Kline's Emporium, Indian Curiosities, Postage Stamps, &c., Philadelphia, Pa., blue allover illustrated design showing Washington Medallion, on cover franked with 1868, 3¢ rose, E. grill canceled by "Phil'd, Pa., Aug 17" cds and quartered cork duplex; cover slight reduced at right, Very Fine, a very scarce early stamp dealer ad design.
Scott No. 88 Estimate $150 - 200.