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Sale 100: Gems of Philately

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Advertising and Campaign Covers

Lots 2038-2044

Lot 2038    

(Death Related) John Ritter, Marble Works, New Haven, red and black illustrated corner card showing Various Headstones and Monuments, on local drop cover franked with well centered 2¢ Blackjack tied by neat "New Haven, Con., Jan 12" cds, Extremely Fine and choice.
Scott No. 73    Estimate $200 - 300.

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Current Opening Bid: $240

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Lot 2039    

(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, on cover franked with well centered 2¢ carmine tied by "New York, May 7, 1895" machine cancel; some backflap tears from opening, Extremely Fine, one of the most desirable Seabury & Johnson advertising designs.
Estimate    $400 - 600.

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Current Opening Bid: $190

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Lot 2040    

(1860 Campaign) Abraham Lincoln - Hannibal Hamlin, portrait in ornamented frame of flags and eagle with Lincoln and Hamlin names in shield, separate railsplitter design with caption below, on yellow cover bearing 3¢ dull red (26), bright shade, tied by bold "PAID" handstamp, matching "Appleton Wis., Oct 8" to Westfield Wisc.; barely reduced at right, Extremely Fine and choice.
Milgram No. AL-92    Estimate $750 - 1,000.

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Current Opening Bid: $950

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Lot 2041    

(1860 Campaign) Abraham Lincoln - Hannibal Hamlin, portrait in ornamented frame of flags and eagle with Lincoln and Hamlin names in shield, separate railsplitter design with caption below, on light cover bearing 3¢ rose (65), tied by grid cancel duplexed with "Louisville Ky. Dec 5, 186" double-circle datestamp to Indianapolis, Ind.; bit of flap missing, Extremely Fine and choice; with 1995 P.F. certificate.
Milgram No. AL-92    Estimate $750 - 1,000.

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Current Opening Bid: $800

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Lot 2042    

(1860 Campaign) Stephen A. Douglas - H.V. Johnson, campaign portrait design with eagle and flag allegories, shield containing Douglas and Johnson's names, verse at top and "Raynor - New York" imprint at left, on yellow cover bearing 3¢ dull red (26), tied by "Cold Spring N.Y., May 5" cds to East Barnard Vt.; reduced slightly at right, Very Fine and choice.
Milgram No. SD-39    Estimate $750 - 1,000.

A CHOICE EXAMPLE OF THIS STEPHEN DOUGLAS CAMPAIGN COVER.

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Current Opening Bid: $350

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Lot 2043    

(1860 Campaign) Abraham Lincoln - Hannibal Hamlin, fancy framed dual portrait design on cover bearing 3¢ dull red (26), tied by grid cancel, red "Amherst Ms., Jun 24, 1861" cds to Oakham, Mass., receipt docketing at left, Very Fine.
Milgram No. AL-94    Estimate $400 - 600.

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Current Opening Bid: $190

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Lot 2044    

(1866 Mourning) Abraham Lincoln, mourning portrait design with "We Cherish His Memory" at top on cover bearing 3¢ rose (65) tied by target cancel, matching "Medford, Mass. Nov 21" cds to South Hadley, Mass., 1866 receipt docketing at left; two tiny edge tears, otherwise Very Fine and desirable design; with 1986 P.F. certificate.
Milgram No. AL-370    Estimate $500 - 750.

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Current Opening Bid: $240

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Lots 2038-2044

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