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Sale 94: The Fall Sale

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Advertising & Illustrated Covers - Guns, Shells & Powder to Tobacco

Lots 1027-1036 Lots 1037-1046 Lots 1047-1056 Lot 1057

Lot 1027    

(Guns, Shells & Powder) Clabrough, Golcher & Co., Guns, Ammunition, Sporting Goods, Fishing Tackle, illustrated ad showing Hunter Holding Shotgun, on cover franked with 2¢ Trans-Miss tied by 1899 San Francisco, Cal. machine cancel; slightly reduced at right, Very Fine, very rare (photo on web site).
Estimate    $150 - 200.

Realized: $100

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Lot 1028    

(Guns, Shells & Powder) DuPont Smokeless Powder, multicolor illustrated ad design showing Quail on Rail Fence & Cornfield on cover bearing 2¢ shield (319) tied by "Los Angeles, Cal., Nov 10, 1906" machine cancel to Fresno Cal., machine arrival backstamp, reverse with blue and red advertising text; reduced slightly at right, Very Fine.
Estimate    $200 - 300.

Realized: $120

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Lot 1029    

(Guns, Shells & Powder) DuPont Smokeless Powder, multicolored ad illustrated design on cover showing Quail on Rail Fence & Cornfield bearing 1¢ Bureau (279) tied by "Nevada, O., Mar 25, 1903" duplex postmark, reverse with blue and red advertising text, with original Wolfe Cycle Co. advertising enclosure; small colored cover adhesion at right, Very Fine.
Estimate    $200 - 300.

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Lot 1030    

(Guns, Shells & Powder) Elmira Arms Co., wonderful multicolor illustrated design showing Hunter with Shotgun & Retriever on cover bearing 2¢ Washington Coil tied by "Elmira, N.Y. Mar 20, 1922" machine cancel to Moravia N.Y., Extremely Fine and choice.
Estimate    $1,000 - 1,500.

THE FINEST RECORDED EXAMPLE OF THIS RARE ELMIRA ARMS CO. GUN ADVERTISING DESIGN.

We have only offered one other example of this Elmira Arms Co. design that had a hint of toning.

Realized: $800

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Lot 1031    

(Guns, Shells & Powder) Laflin & Rand Powder, multicolor design showing Pistol Wielding Cowboy on Racing Horse on cover bearing 2¢ Louisiana Purchase (324) tied by "San Francisco, Cal. Sta. D., Jun 3, 1904" machine cancel to local city street address, reverse with advertising text in black and red, Very Fine and choice.
Estimate    $1,000 - 1,500.

A REMARKABLY RARE GUN COVER ADVERTISING DESIGN, PARTICULARLY DESIRABLE WITH THE LOUISIANA PURCHASE ISSUE COMMEMORATIVE FRANKING.

Realized: $1,050

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Lot 1032    

(Guns, Shells & Powder) Laflin & Rand Smokeless Powder, multicolor illustrated design showing "1st Class Gunner's Mate" on cover bearing 5¢ blue (304) tied by "Milwaukee Wis., Jan 27, 1905" machine cancel to Germany, reverse with all over multicolor advertising, Berlin (2.11) arrival backstamp; reduced at left and two small edge tears, otherwise Very Fine and rare Laflin & Rand Naval Gun cover design.
Estimate    $750 - 1,000.

We have only offered one other example of this Laflin & Rand design (ex-Beals) that had a repaired upper left corner.

Realized: $750

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Lot 1033    

(Guns, Shells & Powder) Remington UMC, Baker & Hamilton, San Francisco, Cal., two covers; one showing the Remington Bears with Broken Down Shotgun and other showing the Remington Bears in the Field with Shotgun in Foreground, both franked with 2¢ Washington coil tied by 1914 San Francisco Pan-Pacific Expo slogan cancel; later cover with small tear at right, otherwise Very Fine, an attractive and scarce pair.
Estimate    $250 - 350.

Realized: $120

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Lot 1034    

(Guns, Shells & Powder) San Francisco Illustrated Gun & Ammo Advertising Covers, 1897-1912, group of six covers; includes three multicolored with Peters showing Hunters Relaxing with their Dogs and Remington one showing Lady with Rifle and other showing Hunter Encountering Grizzly Bear, other mono colored designs from Remington and two different Winchester designs, also an unused Gold Gate view post card with 1901 "Third National Bundes Shooting Festival" imprint; some flaws, F.-V.F.
Estimate    $400 - 600.

Complete Images.

Realized: $220

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Lot 1035    

(Guns, Shells & Powder) Savage Hammerless Rifles & Ammunition, multicolored illustrated design showing Indian Chief Portrait & Rifle on unsealed cover bearing 1¢ green (300) tied by "Tacoma, Wash. 1905" machine cancel to Seattle Wash., Feb. 14th machine arrival backstamps, reverse with all-over illustrated design in red showing "Savage Model 1903-22 Caliber Repeater" with text "This Rifle will be used exclusively at the St. Louis Worlds Fair 1904 in the most wonderful shooting gallery ever built to be known as the Hunting in the Ozarks"; couple small edge tears, otherwise Very Fine and scarce.
Estimate    $750 - 1,000.

ONE OF THE MOST SPECTACULAR GUN DESIGNS KNOWN.

Realized: $650

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Lot 1036    

(Guns, Shells & Powder) Selby Shot Gun Loads, blue illustrated corner card showing Canadian Goose and Shot Gun Shell, on pristine cover franked with 2¢ red coil tied by 1914 San Francisco, Cal. Exposition slogan machine cancel, with red ad text on reverse, Extremely Fine, a very rare design.
Estimate    $200 - 300.

Realized: $220

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Lots 1027-1036 Lots 1037-1046 Lots 1047-1056 Lot 1057

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