Lot 3352(Machinery) Calvin L. Goddard, Burring Machines, New York, gray illustrated allover shaded ad showing Wool Burring Machine, on 1864, 3¢ pink entire to Paris, France, uprated with 1861, 3¢ rose + 1863, 24¢ grayish lilac (small flaws) canceled by red quartered cork cancels, partial red New York exchange cds and matching "Supplementary Mail" type A handstamp (double 15¢ rate), red crayon "24" credit marking and 1867 French transit cds, reverse with red illustrated allover design of factory, Very Fine; with 1997 P.F. certificate.
Scott No. 65+78a+U58 Estimate $3,000 - 4,000.
A MAGNIFICENT SUPPLEMENTARY MAIL USAGE TO FRANCE ON AN ALLOVER ILLUSTRATED AD ON A POSTAL ENTIRE.
Lot 3696Confederacy, (Flag) 7-Star Flag, red and blue allover patriotic design with flagstaff and Saunders, Clark & Jones imprint at top left, on cover to Mrs. A.W. Abercrombie (the wife of the famous Confederate Indian General) in Laconia, Arkansas franked with Memphis, Tenn., 1861, 5¢ red tied by "Memphis, Ten., Oct" cds; cover edge repair at upper right and missing most of backflap, Very Fine appearance. C.S.A. Catalog No. F7-2B, imprint 26.
Scott No. 56X2 Estimate $3,000 - 4,000.
ONE OF TWO KNOWN ALLOVER FLAG PATRIOTIC COVERS BEARING THE 5¢ MEMPHIS POSTMASTER PROVISIONAL ISSUE.
Lot 3711Confederacy, (Flag) 10-Star Flag, red and blue allover patriotic design with "Jeff Davis, Prest., Alex H. Stephens, Vice Prest." in stripes, on 1861 cover to Abbeville, Ala., "Corinth, Miss., Jun 5" cds with matching straight line "Paid" and manuscript "5" rate, additional manuscript "Due 5¢" at left of address; small corner repairs at bottom and addressee's last name smudged, Very Fine appearance, only a few used examples of the 10-star allover Confederate flag patriotic are known. C.S.A. Catalog No. F10-1 $5,000.
Estimate $3,000 - 4,000.
AN EXTREMELY RARE USAGE OF THE 10-STAR ALLOVER CONFEDERATE FLAG PATRIOTIC USED DURING THE FIRST WEEK OF THE C.S.A. POSTAL SYSTEM.
Lot 3676Confederacy, (Merchant) Goodrich & Co., Wholesale Grocers & Commission Merchants, New Orleans, light orange shaded ad cover to Natchez, Miss., franked with New Orleans, La., 1861, 5¢ red brown on bluish, two horizontal pairs (positions 1-2 & 36-37) tied by light "New Orleans, La., Sep 11" cds's; small tears affecting two stamps, Very Fine appearance, a very rare quadruple rate usage on an allover advertising cover.
Scott No. 62X4 Estimate $2,000 - 3,000.
Lot 3698Confederacy, (Flag) 7-Star Flag, red and blue allover patriotic design with blue "R.H. Richards, Bookseller & Dealer in Music and Musical Instruments, La. Grange, Geo." corner card imprint, on cover to Montgomery, Ala. with light La Grange, Ga. cds and matching straight line "Paid" and small "5" rate handstamps; small erosion spot in address panel, still Very Fine, an extremely rare usage of this allover flag patriotic bearing the Richards corner card, illustrated in Wishnietsky Confederate Patriotic Covers and Their Usages (page 22), ex-Walcott. C.S.A. Catalog No. F7-2A, imprint 25.
Estimate $2,000 - 3,000.
Lot 3472(Railroad) Daily Times Steam Printing Office, Cincinnati, allover caricature design showing Steam Locomotive Printing Press with "Office of the Daily and Dollar Weekly Times" imprint below, on fresh buff cover to Armstrong Mills, O., franked with 1851, 3¢ dull red tied by bold blue "Cincinnati, O., Mar 2" cds, Extremely Fine and choice, a magnificent illustrated design.
Scott No. 11A Estimate $2,000 - 3,000.
Lot 3117(Clothing) Bernheimer Brothers, Clothiers & Importers, New York, pink shaded ad on 1862 cover to Friedrichshafen, Germany, franked with 1861, 30¢ orange, two singles canceled by circular grid handstamps, red "N. York, Br. Pkt., 14 Paid, Jul 2" exchange cds and red Aachen transit boxed date stamp, manuscript "Pr Steamer China" endorsement and receiving backstamp, Extremely Fine; with 1990 W. Jakubek certificate.
Scott No. 71 Estimate $2,000 - 3,000.
AN EXCEPTIONAL DOUBLE PRUSSIAN CLOSED MAIL RATE USAGE ON AN ALLOVER ADVERTISING COVER.
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.
Lot 3301(Hospital) Citizen's Volunteer Hospital, overall lithograph design on cover to Saco Me., design in grayish blue with panel depicting Hospital Building, Soldiers and Civilians with "Duval & Son Ltd." imprint, franked with 1861, 3¢ rose (straddle-pane margin) tied by target with duplex "Phila. Pa. May 2, 1863" cds, redirected to Conway Centre N.H. with a second 3¢ rose tied by black grid with red "Saco Me." double-circle datestamp; two tiny covers tears at top, Extremely Fine, illustrated in Kantor (Fig. 262), ex-Kantor and Martin; with 2005 P.F. certificate.
Scott No. 65 Estimate $1,500 - 2,000.
A MARVELOUS EXAMPLE OF THIS RARE CIVIL WAR HOSPITAL DESIGN.
Lot 3280(Guns, Shells & Powder) J. Stevens Arms & Tool Co., multicolor illustrated design showing Lady & Gentleman both with Shotguns on cover bearing 2¢ Bureau tied by "Chicopee Falls, Mass., Nov 5, 1902" duplex to London, Canada, reverse with all-over text advertising in red, London Ont (11.6) arrival machine, Extremely Fine and choice.
Estimate $1,000 - 1,500.
ONE OF THE FINEST EXAMPLES OF THIS VERY RARE J. STEVENS ARMS & TOOL CO. ADVERTISING DESIGN.