Lot 3491(Stationery) A.C. Gibson, Hand Stamps and Tools Supplies, Buffalo, N.Y., illustrated ad design showing Various Handstamps, on cover to Canada franked with 2¢ Trans-Miss tied by 1898 Buffalo, N.Y. machine postmark; barest reduction at right, Very Fine and choice.
Scott No. 286 Estimate $100 - 150.
Lot 3492(Stationery) A.W. Faber's Lead Pencils, New York, gray shaded ad on cover to New London, Conn., franked with 1861, 1¢ blue, pair and single (minor perf flaws) tied by "New York, Apr 19" cds and fancy star in box duplexes, Very Fine.
Scott No. 63 Estimate $200 - 300.
Lot 3493(Stationery) Chromatic Envelopes, Alfred L. Sewell & Co., Chicago, Ill., gray and green allover ad on unsealed cover franked with 1873, 1¢ ultramarine tied by large blue grid handstamps, Very Fine.
Scott No. 156 Estimate $50 - 75.
Lot 3494(Stationery) Dennison Manufacturing Co., yellow and blue illustrated design showing Shipping Tags, on three cover from Philadelphia, Chicago and Boston, each franked with 2¢ Bureau tied by respective town machine postmarks; one stamp with small scuff, Very Fine overall.
Estimate $100 - 150.
Lot 3495(Stationery) Esterbrook Steel Pens, New York, multicolor ad design on fresh cover showing Pen Box & Nibs, franked with 1890, 2¢ carmine tied by "New York, Nov 14, 1892" machine postmark, Very Fine.
Scott No. 220 Estimate $100 - 150.
Lot 3496(Stationery) G.F. Nesbitt & Co., Stationers & Printers, New York, brown illustrated design showing Factory View with "United States Government Envelope Manufactory" on Building, on cover to Jos. Hoy & Co. in New Orleans, La., franked with 1869, 3¢ ultramarine tied by New York duplex postmark; some non-contemporary pink shading in building, otherwise Very Fine, still a very rare Nesbitt design; with 2000 P.F. certificate.
Scott No. 114 Estimate $150 - 200.
Lot 3497(Stationery) John Foley, Gold Pen Manufacturer, New York, gray allover illustrated ad design show Pen Nib, on locally addressed cover franked with 1870, 2¢ red brown canceled by New York duplex postmark.
Scott No. 146 Estimate $75 - 100.
Lot 3498(Stationery) Joseph Dixon Crucible Co., group of seven multicolored ad designs, five different and two similar from different towns; all but one showing Pencil illustrations, other with factory and product views, most frank with 2¢ Bureau issues, one with 2¢ Columbian, Very Fine.
Estimate $400 - 600.
Lot 3499(Stationery) L.H. Rogers "Postal Note" Lettersheet, intact lettersheet with "Rev. H.J. Rhodes, Pleasant Valley, Sussex Co., N.J." return address, franked with 3¢ green (184) tied by violet manuscript "Pleasant Valley, July 28, 1881" postmark, Very Fine, a very scarce intact postal card forerunner.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Lot 3500(Stationery) Shryock & Smith, Publishers, Booksellers and Stationers, Chambersburg, Pa., gray allover illustrated ad design showing Various Books, in cover franked with 1857, 3¢ dull red tied by blue "Chambersburg, Pa., Jun 25, 1861" cds and grid duplex, Very Fine.
Scott No. 26 Estimate $75 - 100.