Lot 818(Exhibition) Indiana State Fair and Exposition, 1874. Wonderful illustrated design showing the Fair Grounds on hand carried lemon cover, included is original matching illustrated letterhead of the Indiana State Board of Agriculture of the 1873 Exposition., cover with trivial aging & wear at right, Very Fine.
Estimate $75 - 100.
Lot 819(Exhibition) Louisiana Expositions & Fairs. A fascinating lot of 19 covers with illustrated designs for various 19th century Louisiana fairs and Expositions, included are 1871 Fifth Grand State Fair of Louisiana, c. 1873 Southwestern Exposition, 1884 The World's Industrial and Cotton Centennial Expo. (8 covers, 7 different), 1885 The North, Central & South American Expo., 1888 Louisiana State Fair & Expo., 1892 Central Louisiana State Fair, 1899 Magnificent Carnival Celebration, 1899 Louisiana Industrial Expo. (2), three different 1915 World's Panama Expo. Logical Point covers (used to lobby to have the fair in New Orleans, mailed in 1910), two items are unused, mixed condition, a very scarce group.
Estimate $750 - 1,000.
Lot 820(Exhibition) World's Fair, St. Louis, 1904. A lovely multicolor Expo cover to Holland showing the "Liberal Arts Building", franked with 5¢ Bureau issue tied by target cancel with "Stratman, Mo." cds alongside, backstamped arrival postmark, Very Fine and attractive.
Estimate $100 - 150.
Lot 821(Fairs) Strawberry Day, Glenwood Springs, Colo. Multicolor design for Strawberry Day in Glenwood Springs, Colo. on a 1906 cover to Connecticut, franked with two 2¢ Shields (both with defect) tied by Glenwood Springs, cds, included is gorgeous matching illustrated enclosure, F.-V.F.
Scott No. 319 Estimate $100 - 150.
Lot 822(Farm Equipment) Buckeye Mower and Reaper. Attractive illustrated design showing "Farmer on Horse Drawn Buckeye Mower" on cover franked with 1861 3¢ rose cancelled by fancy geometric with Worcester, Mass. cds at left, small cover nick in top left corner, Very Fine.
Scott No. 65 Estimate $75 - 100.
Lot 823(Floral Design) Hand Colored Design. Attractive illustrated design showing "Floral & Birds" on 1887 cover franked with 2¢ red brown Bank Note cancelled by target with "Bravo, Mich." cds at left, minor wear, F.-V.F.
Scott No. 210 Estimate $50 - 75.
Lot 824(Food & Drink) Advertising Postcards. 2 multicolored illustrated cards; 1908 Kernville Orchards and Nurseries (Texas) showing a variety of Apples, 1911 Whelen Candy Co. (Bradford, Pa.) showing Maid with Tray of Fountain confections, Very Fine.
Estimate $75 - 100.
Lot 825(Food & Drink) Beards & Cummings, Wholesale Dealers in Teas, Coffees & Spices. Attractive all-over shaded advertising design in gray on cover showing Company Buildings & Horse Drawn Carriage, franked with 1866 2¢ Blackjack & tied by fancy "New York" Geometric Star cancel, cover with couple minor wrinkles, Very Fine and choice.
Scott No. 73 Estimate $200 - 300.
Lot 826(Food & Drink) Grain Basket and Tambourine. Multicolored embossed hand painted design on small cover to Ravenna, O., franked with 1857, 3¢ dull red tied by "Youngsville, Pa., Jul 19" cds (manuscript day), Very Fine and choice, a lovely handpainted illustrated cover.
Scott No. 26 Estimate $200 - 250.
Lot 827(Food & Drink) Pepsin Sticks. Multicolored illustrated ad showing Pepsin Air Tight Tube, on fresh cover franked with 2¢ red (s.e. at top) tied by "Cedar Rapids, Ia., Oct 19, 97" machine postmark, Extremely Fine.
Estimate $150 - 200.