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Sale 82: United States Advertising Covers

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Lots 3774-3783 Lots 3784-3786

Lot 3774    

(Guns, Shells & Powder) Atlas Powder, multicolor illustrated design showing Trademark of Atlas & Globe, on cover franked with 2¢ Pan-Am tied by 1901 Chicago, Ill. machine postmark, reverse with all over multicolor text advertising for "Judson Powder, Repauno Gelatine & Blasting Supplies"; small opening slit in bottom right corner, Very Fine, a rare design not present in the Biddle or Beals sales.
Estimate    $200 - 300.

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Realized: $270

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Lot 3775    

(Guns, Shells & Powder) DuPont Powders, multicolor illustrated design showing "Monora, Champion 1910", on cover franked with 2¢ Harding tied by 1923 Middletown, Ohio machine postmark, printed chart on reverse for Game & type of Powder to be used, Extremely Fine.
Estimate    $150 - 200.

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Lot 3776    

(Guns, Shells & Powder) Giant Powder, multicolored illustrated ad design showing Cyclops Holding Lightning Bolts, on cover franked with 2¢ Bureau tied by 1900 St. Louis, Mo. machine postmark, reverse with all over multicolor text ad; minor cover scuff, Very Fine, a spectcular and very rare design, one of the most elusive Gun & Powder designs.
Estimate    $750 - 1,000.

Realized: $650

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Lot 3777    

(Guns, Shells & Powder) Hazard Powder, multicolor design on 1902 cover showing Mallard Duck, franked with 2¢ Bureau tied by Bangor, Me. machine cancel, Extremely Fine.
Estimate    $150 - 200.

Realized: $90

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Lot 3778    

(Guns, Shells & Powder) Hercules Powder, multicolor illustrated design showing Trademark Herculean Figure with Club, on cover franked with 1901 2¢ carmine tied by 1904 Cincinnati, O. machine cancel, reverse with overall multicolor ad for Judson Powder, Hercules Gelatine and Blasting Supplies, Extremely Fine, a rare design.
Scott No. 301    Estimate $300 - 400.

Realized: $725

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Lot 3779    

(Guns, Shells & Powder) Hunter Arms Co., Fulton, N.Y., multicolored illustrated design showing Hunting Dog, on cover franked with 2¢ carmine tied by 1906 Fulton, N.Y. machine postmark; minor edge wear, Very Fine, a early usage of this popular design.
Scott No. 319    Estimate $300 - 400.

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Lot 3780    

(Guns, Shells & Powder) Laflin & Rand Smokeless Powder, multicolor illustrated design on 1901 cover showing Country Boy with Rifle & Turkey, franked with 2¢ Pan-Am tied by 1901 Three Rivers, Mich. duplex postmark; cover reduced at right, F.-V.F., a very scarce design.
Estimate    $150 - 200.

Realized: $80

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Lot 3781    

(Guns, Shells & Powder) Miami Powder Co., Xenia, Ohio., stunning multicolor illustrated design showing Ducks in Flight, on cover franked with 1¢ Bureau, two singles tied by indistinct cds and target duplexes; hint of edge toning, Very Fine, one of the rarest known designs, with similar example selling in our December 2006 sale for $3,250 + 10% buyer premium.
Estimate    $1,500 - 2,000.

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Lot 3782    

(Guns, Shells & Powder) The Parker Gun, Parker Brothers, Makers, Meriden, Conn., multicolor illustrated design showing "The Parker Gun" and Game Bird, franked with 2¢ Washington-Franklin (s.e.) tied by 1909 "Meriden, Conn., Sta A." duplex, Very Fine, a very rare & colorful design that is more commonly found on postcards.
Estimate    $750 - 1,000.

Realized: $500

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Lot 3783 ()   

(Guns, Shells & Powder) Savage Hammerless Rifles & Ammunition, multicolored illustrated design showing Indian Chief Portrait & Rifle, on rebacked cover front franked with 2¢ carmine tied by 1904 Boston, Mass. machine postmark; stamp with scuff at bottom, Very Fine appearance, one of the most spectacular gun designs known.
Scott No. 319    Estimate $200 - 300.

Realized: $230

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Lots 3774-3783 Lots 3784-3786

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