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Sale 88: The Sescal Sale

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Advertising & Illustrated - Government to Merchant

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

Lot 644    

(Medical) L. L. Dutcher, Druggist & Apothecary, Proprietor of the Dead Shot for Bed Bugs, St. Albanys, Vt., illustrated corner card showing bed bud with crossed-arrows through, on orange buff cover bearing 3¢ dull red (11A) tied by "St. Albans Vt., Sep 27" cds to Beliot Wisc., original 1854 letter accompanies, Very Fine.
Estimate    $200 - 300.

Realized: $110

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Lot 645    

(Medical) Merchant's Celebrated Gargling Oil, Lockport N.Y., green illustrated cameo corner card showing Horse and Men in Arabian Dress, on fresh buff cover bearing 3¢ dull red (11A), margins to in at right, tied by "Lockport N.Y., Aug 25" cds to Allentown Pa., Very Fine and rare green cameo design.
Estimate    $400 - 600.

We note other examples of the Merchant's cameo in blue, but this example in green is exceptionally rare.

Complete Images.

Realized: $800

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Lot 646    

(Medical) Round Hill Water Cure, Northampton, Mass, lovely illustrated design of the Water Cure Building with Trees in foreground and imprint at right, bearing 3¢ dull red (11A), four large margins, tied by partial "Northampton, Ms. Oct" cds to Orwell Vt., Very Fine and attractive.
Estimate    $200 - 300.

Realized: $110

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Lot 647    

(Medical) S.A. Weaver & Co., Canker & Salt Rheum Syrup, New London Conn., corner card with fancy frame on cover bearing 3¢ dull red (11A), pos. 42L3, four large margins, tied by green "New London, Conn. Aug 20" cds to Turin 4 Corners, N.Y., Very Fine.
Estimate    $150 - 200.

Realized: $110

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Lot 648    

(Medical) Seabury & Johnson, multicolored allover design showing Award Medallions & Factory Scene on cover bearing 1890, 2¢ carmine tied by "New York Dec 29 '91" duplex with preprinted address to Boston, Mass, Extremely Fine.
Scott No. 220    Estimate $250 - 350.

Realized: $240

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Lot 649    

(Medical) Seabury & Johnson, multicolored allover illustrated design showing Factory View and Benson Plaster Products, on cover franked with 2¢ pink tied by 1898 New York, N.Y. machine postmark, reverse with multicolored illustrated Benson Plaster Facsimile, Extremely Fine, a wonderful example of this popular and very colorful ad design; with 2013 P.F. certificate.
Scott No. 279Bg    Estimate $300 - 400.

Realized: $375

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Lot 650    

(Medical) Seabury & Johnson, New York, multicolored allover illustrated floral design showing Factory View, Seal and Child Holding Crown, reverse with illustrated ad showing two seals, etc., on cover franked with 2¢ carmine (pre-use nick) tied by 1895 New York, N.Y. machine cancel, Very Fine, one of the most desirable Seabury & Johnson advertising designs.
Estimate    $300 - 400.

Realized: $475

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Lot 651    

(Medical) Seabury & Johnson, New York, multicolored allover illustrated floral design showing Factory View and Medallion Frame and Logo, on cover franked with well centered 2¢ carmine coil tied by 1934 Springfield, Mass. machine postmark, reverse with illustrated ad for Benson's Plasters showing Men & Women Wearing Product, Extremely Fine and choice, a superb example of one of the rarest Seabury & Johnson advertising designs.
Estimate    $500 - 750.

Realized: $525

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Lot 652    

(Merchant) A.M. Bininger & Co., Importer, gray allover shaded ad design showing Gentlemen with Walking Stick, on cover franked with 1857, 3¢ dull red tied by New York cds, manuscript "Due 3" at center, fresh and Extremely Fine, a very scarce design.
Estimate    $150 - 200.

Realized: $230

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Lot 653    

(Merchant) H.W. Carter, Traveling Merchant, tan illustrated allover shaded ad showing Four-Horse Drawn Wagon, on cover franked with 1861, 3¢ rose tied by grid handstamp, matching "Concord, N.H., Mar 17" cds, Very Fine, a lovely cover.
Scott No. 65    Estimate $150 - 200.

Realized: $110

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