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United States Cover Collections

Lots 2312-2321 Lots 2322-2331 Lots 2332-2341 Lot 2342

Lot 2312    

(Advertising) Colleges & Schools Advertising Corner Cards on Cover, lot of approximately 40 covers with various different corner cards, mainly 19th and early 20th century, early covers include Columbia, Brown, St. Augustine University (Fla.), Tufts, two different University of Virginia postmarks, University at Lewisburg (Pa.), Beloit College, and more, a nice group worth inspection.
Estimate    $200 - 300.

Realized: $425

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Lot 2313    

Advertising Covers, 1858-1893, group of six comprising 1868 Bridgeport Conn. Howe Machine Co's Factory #88 cover showing all-over illustrated design of factory; 1860s Hartford Ct. Bullard & Parsons green illustrated ad 3¢ #65 showing machine; 1881 Philadelphia Pa. 3¢ #207 Henry Troemner all-over green ad showing building and street scene, 1864 Milwaukee Wis. H.N. Hempsted Music Store 3¢ #65; 1858 New York City 3¢ #26 Munn & Co. Scientific American illustrated ad; 1894 Springfield Vt. 2¢ Columbian #231 with all-over green town ad cover; few faults, F.-V.F. and attractive group.
Estimate    $300 - 400.

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Realized: $300

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Lot 2314    

Amateur Ham Radio Card Collection, 1930-60's, of approximately 500 cards mostly in binders, mostly from California but others from mid-west and east coast, most postal used, includes includes several amateur radio publications; ideal for the amateur radio enthusiast.
Estimate    $100 - 150.

Realized: $70

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Lot 2315    

Business Cover Accumulation, accumulation of mostly business covers - both 6's and 10's - that have as a unifying theme USPS slogan cancels and/or philatelic show hand cancels, wide variety from around the U.S., mounted in Mylar sheet protectors.
Estimate    $50 - 75.

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Lot 2316    

(Expositions) 1901 Pan American Exposition Advertising Collection, collection of over 75 illustrated expo advertising covers and a couple cards, plus a few unused entires and cards, range of designs including multicolor, patriotic, handstamped, various exposition machine cancels, a beautiful collection with many better designs for the specialist.
Estimate    $3,000 - 4,000.

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Realized: $4,250

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Lot 2317    

(Expositions) Expo. & Fairs Cover Accumulation, approximately 100 covers with mainly 20th Century Expo. slogan postmarks, noted are three pretty multicolor turn of the century California Fair covers, please inspect.
Estimate    $150 - 200.

Realized: $475

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Lot 2318    

(Expositions) Group of 6 Pan-Pacific Covers, all perf 12 usages including values to 10¢, one postcard, all internal usages except 5¢ strip of 5 on oversized cover to Norway, slight condition issues otherwise a nice select group.
Estimate    $350 - 450.

Realized: $250

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Lot 2319    

(Expositions) St. Louis Exposition Cancellation Collection, of 31 items on exhibit pages; featuring the International Machine Slogan Machine cancels with the various die numbers, other Exposition postmarks and a official cachet cover; worth a look.
Estimate    $150 - 200.

Realized: $210

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Lot 2320

(Expresses) Company Labels and Franks, collection including Pacific Express, Pacific Mail Express (five different styles and colors), Barnard's Cariboo Express, Wells Fargo "Express Frank" (five 1904-1908), Adams Express Co., American Express Company's Special Express Train, large Wells Fargo & Co. Express Aurora, Oregon train label, Wells Fargo Newspapers & Magazines label, etc.; some faults.
Estimate    $500 - 750.

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Realized: $375

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Lot 2321    

(Expresses) Eastern Express Cover Group, of nine items; includes six covers with 1848 Jerome's, 1851 Cheny manuscript, two 1844-45 Gray's Boston large box handstamp and 1845 Gray's New Bedford Express, also includes Clark's Freight and Passage Line ad on portion of 1845 billhead, 1882 Jackson & Co's oval handstamp on local billing, and a circular gold & black Cheny & Co. label.
Estimate    $250 - 350.

Realized: $260

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