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Advertising & Illustrated - Government to Merchant

Lots 624-633 Lots 634-643 Lots 644-653

Lot 634    

(Masonic) Office of the Grand Secretary, Grand Lodge of Illinois, I.O.O.F., group of three corner card covers bearing 3¢ dull red (26) singles tied by three different postmarks: first by Bloomington Ill. cds, second by serrated circle of wedges, and last by circle of wedges with holes; couple flaws, Very Fine and attractive trio.
Estimate    $150 - 200.

Realized: $90

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Lot 635    

Medical and Related Advertising - 1851-57 Issue, group of 10 better ad covers including illustrated comprising Horatio G. Kern Mfg. of Surgical & Dental Instruments cameo building ad (small repair); Fowlers and Wells Phrenologists and Publishers, Geo. K. Smith & Co. Drug Warehouse; Water Cure and Hydropathic Medical College; Greenman, Tuttle & Moses Patent Medicines and Trusses, Dr. C.M. Jackson proprietor of Dr. Hoofland's German Bitters; Cutter's Physiological Anatomical Plates; Syracuse Medical College; Wolff & "Patterson" Drug; and Haviland, Stevenson & Co. Wholesale Druggists; few small flaws, overall a Very Fine and attractive group.
Estimate    $300 - 400.

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Realized: $400

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Lot 636    

(Medical) Dr. Belding Medicine Co., Minneapolis Minn., all-over multicolor portrait advertising cover bearing 2¢ Washington with perfin, tied by "Minneapolis, Minn. May 14, 1912" machine cancel to Alton N.H., Very Fine and striking design, a wonderful medicine related advertising cover.
Estimate    $200 - 300.

Realized: $200

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Lot 637    

(Medical) Dr. Higgins's Great Antalgica, Druggists and Physicians, Palmer, Mass., group of 4 different beautiful illustrated corner cards with spread Eagle on wreath from correspondence to Vernon Vt., first "Higgins & Allen" on yellow cover bearing #26, second "Higgins & Allen" on light buff cover bearing #65, third "A.M. Higgins & Co." altered manuscript state on light buff cover bearing #65 and with original illustrated letterhead enclosure showing building; last with "A.M. Higgins & Co." crossed out and updated to "Wood & Allen" on yellow cover bearing #65; couple flaws, Very Fine and attractive group.
Estimate    $300 - 400.

Realized: $220

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Lot 638    

(Medical) Dr. Larookah's Pulmonic Syrup, Boston Mass., green all-over advertising design on light buff cover bearing 3¢ rose (65) tied by bold "Fancy Negative Star" (Blake 1956) duplexed with "Boston Mass. Apr 18" to Rochester N.Y.; reduced slightly at right, Very Fine patent medicine related use.
Estimate    $200 - 300.

Realized: $240

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Lot 639    

(Medical) Gardiner's Rheumatic and Neuralgic Cure, Dover N.H., printed ad with "A Certain, Safe and Speedy Cure for Rheumatism, Neuralgia, Gout, Rheumatic Fever and Salt Rheum" slogan, on cover bearing three 1¢ blue (24) singles, two plated 44L9, 45L9, tied by "Dover N.H., Jan 14" cds to local address, Very Fine and rare quack medicine ad design.
Estimate    $200 - 300.

Realized: $190

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Lot 640    

(Medical) Hostetter & Smith, Stomach Bitters, Pittsburgh Pa., beautiful illustrated all-over red ad showing medicine bottle, bearing 3¢ dull red (26) tied by "Pittsburgh Pa., Oct 1859" cds to New Albany Ind.; small flaws, opened at ends, Very Fine and rare patent medicine advertising cover.
Estimate    $200 - 300.

Realized: $325

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Lot 641    

(Medical) J. Ellwood Lee Co., allover multicolored design on cover showing Factory View, franked with 1890 2¢ carmine tied by 1894 Conshohocken, Pa. cds and cork duplex, reverse with red company logo, Extremely Fine.
Estimate    $200 - 300.

Realized: $150

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Lot 642    

(Medical) J. Ellwood Lee Co., allover multicolor illustrated ad cover showing Factory and Company Logo, reverse with allover ad showing nurses, bearing 2¢ red (279B), nat. s.e., tied by "Conshohocken, Pa. Nov 17, 1897" duplex to Elmira, N.Y., Extremely Fine and choice, a spectacular advertising design.
Estimate    $400 - 600.

Realized: $325

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Lot 643    

(Medical) John Roots Bitters, Roots & Tyrer, Buffalo N.Y., illustrated corner card showing portrait with "Warranted to cure Liver & Kidney Complaint, Dyspepsia &c." slogan, on cover bearing 3¢ ultramarine (114) tied by cork cancel duplexed with "Buffalo N.Y., Mar 8" cds to Clear Creek N.Y., Very Fine and rare quack medicine ad design.
Estimate    $300 - 400.

Realized: $425

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