Lot 3510(Tools & Hardware) Bullard & Parsons, Hartford, Conn., green illustrated ad design showing Drill Press, on cover to Rocky Hill, Conn. franked with 1861, 3¢ rose (nibbed perf) tied by circle of wedges cancel, matching "Hartford, Conn., Sep 11" cds alongside, reverse illustrating wheel and bracket designs, Very Fine.
Scott No. 65 Estimate $100 - 150.
Lot 3511(Tools & Hardware) Columbian Axe, Kelly Axe Mfg. Co., Alexandria, Ind., multicolored illustrated design showing Columbian Dayton Axe Head, on cover franked with 2¢ carmine (natural s.e.) tied by 1902 Alexandria, Ind. machine postmark, Very Fine.
Scott No. 319 Estimate $75 - 100.
Lot 3512(Tools & Hardware) Henry Disston & Sons, Keystone Saw, Tool, Steel & File Works, Philadelphia, illustrated corner card cover showing Keystone "Eclectic No. 40." Saw, on cover franked with 1887, 1¢ gray blue tied by Philadelphia oval handstamp, reverse with similar illustration of "Boston No. 50" saw, Very Fine.
Scott No. 212 Estimate $50 - 75.
Lot 3513(Tools & Hardware) Jessup & Childs, White Lead, Zinc Paints, Window Glass…, New York, gray illustrated allover shaded ad showing Stacked White Lead & Zinc Paint Barrels, on cover franked with 1857, 3¢ dull red tied by "New York, Feb 21" cds, Very Fine.
Scott No. 26 Estimate $75 - 100.
Lot 3514(Tools & Hardware) O. Mazange & Co., Iron Hardware, Guns, Cutlery, Mobile, Ala., blue illustrated shaded ad design showing Building View at center, on cover to Raleigh, Miss, franked with 1857, 3¢ dull red tied by "Mobile, Ala., Dec 12, 1860" cds, "Wm. Murphy, New York" imprint on backflap, Very Fine.
Scott No. 26 Estimate $100 - 150.
Lot 3515(Tools & Hardware) Wm. C. Townsend, Granite, Marble and Statuary, Zanesville, O., fancy illustrated reply cover showing Marble Statuary, franked with 1878, 3¢ green tied by Waterford, O. duplex postmark, Very Fine.
Scott No. 184 Estimate $75 - 100.
Lot 3516(Town) Springfield, Vt., green allover illustrated design showing Town View, on cover franked with 2¢ Columbian canceled by "Springfield, Vt., Jun 29, 1894" cds and cork duplex; cover flyspecking, stain and reduction at right, F.-V.F.
Scott No. 231 Estimate $50 - 75.
Lot 3517(Transportation) The Toledo Metal Wheel Co., Toledo, Ohio, multicolored illustrated design showing Children with Wheeled Toys, on cover franked with 2¢ carmine tied by 1905 Toledo, Ohio machine postmark, reverse with additional similar multicolored illustrations; top flap replaced, otherwise Very Fine.
Scott No. 301 Estimate $100 - 150.
Lot 3518(Waterway) Passenger Packet Steamer New Uncle Sam, overall illustration in blue showing Steamboat, on cover to Philadelphia, Pa. franked with 1857, 3¢ dull red tied by "Memphis, Ten., Dec 12" cds, 1860 docketing alongside; stamp and cover edge flaws, F.-V.F., a very rare design, the listing illustration in Milgram. Scott No. 26.
Milgram No. 1000 Estimate $200 - 300.
The "New Uncle Sam", built in 1857, was purchased by the Navy in November of 1862 and was commissioned the following month. Her name was soon changed to the USS Black Hawk and was employed as the Mississippi squadron flagship.