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Sale 101: The Westpex Sale

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Exposition Covers

Lots 816-821

Lot 816    

1888 Exposition and Fair of Northern Illinois, Woodstock Ill., green all-over illustrated expo design on cover bearing 1¢ ultramarine (212) horizontal pair tied by light "Woodstock, Ill, Aug 3, 1888" duplex to South Bend Ind., forwarded with "South Bend, Ind. Aug 31, 1888" duplex to Mishawaka; fancy printed enclosure and complimentary pass, Very Fine and attractive.
Estimate    $150 - 200.

Realized: $210

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Lot 817    

1891 National Agricultural Exposition, Kansas City Mo., red all-over illustrated expo design on buff cover bearing 2¢ lake (219D) tied by bold "Kansas City, Mo., Aug 29, 91" duplex to Hartford Conn., Very Fine.
Estimate    $150 - 200.

Realized: $240

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Lot 818    

(1893 Columbian Exposition) Registered, Aug 8, 1893, World's Fair Station, Chicago, Ill., magenta four-line handstamp, "Chicago, Ill." registry ovals cancel 8¢ Columbian (236) on legal-size 2¢ Columbian (U349) legal-size entire to Zurich, Switzerland, reverse with Chicago, New York (8.10) transit and Zurich (8.19) arrival cds; 8¢ small tears, entire slightly rough opening at left and light crease, Very Fine and scarce Worlds Fair registered use abroad.
Bomar Nos. C93-04    Estimate $500 - 750.

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Lot 819    

1901 Pan-American Exposition, group of 5 covers from correspondence with all-different Pan-American labels and illustrated advertising corner cards, each bearing 2¢ Pan-American (295) each tied by Pan-American machine cancel except for one, Very Fine and wonderful group.
Estimate    $400 - 600.

Complete Images.

Realized: $350

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Lot 820    

1901 Pan-American Exposition, all-over illustrated expo ad design on cover bearing 1¢ deep green (279), tiny flaw, tied by "Buffalo, N.Y. 'D' 1899" machine cancel (B01-16) with "1901 Pan-American Exposition" involute flag to Westfield Mass., Very Fine and scarce involute.
Estimate    $200 - 300.

Realized: $260

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Lot 821    

1901 Pan-American Exposition, all-over illustrated expo cover with four different Pan-Am labels and bearing 2¢ red (279B) tied by "Buffalo, N.Y., Nov 27, 1898" machine cancel to New Bedford Mass.; backflap cut, Very Fine and attractive.
Estimate    $150 - 200.

Realized: $260

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