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Sale 97: The Westpex Sale

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Advertising & Illustrated Cover Balances

Lots 1068-1075

Lot 1068    

Clock Advertising 1860s 3¢ 1860s Covers, illustrated group of three comprising American Clock Co. of New York City; T.B. Bynner Watches and Jewelry of New York City; and Ithaca Calendar Clock Co. of Ithaca N.Y., Very Fine trio.
Estimate    $200 - 300.

Realized: $130

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Lot 1069    

Gun and Ammo Ad Covers, group of 5 illustrated ad covers comprising Remington Guns & Rifles, Winchester Repeating Rifles, Red Devil's Smokeless Powder; Bannerman N.Y.C. Ordnance Relics etc; and Dupont Smokeless showing Quail; some mixed condition, F.-V.F. group.
Estimate    $200 - 300.

Complete Images.

Realized: $325

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Lot 1070    

Hand-Illustrated and Colored Covers - Berry Correspondence, 1906-07, of six covers from Boston, Mass. to Dover, N.H. franked with one or two 1902 2¢ definitive issues; illustrations include fruit bowl, animals, patriotic allegories and buildings including "U.S. Mint", F.-V.F. or better.
Estimate    $150 - 200.

Complete Images.

Realized: $120

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Lot 1071    

Hand-Illustrated and Colored Covers - MacKinstry Correspondence, 1935-40, of forty six covers mostly from Wilmington, Del. to Lancaster, Pa., various 3¢ frankings of the period; with an array of skillfully executed illustrations with many Humorous Caricatures, Animals, Landscapes, Holidays, Portraits, etc., plus three covers missing stamps and 12 other pieces of hand-drawn paper including small humorous book that refers to collecting cigar bands and poster stamps; some aging & wear affecting a few covers, still Very Fine, a remarkable correspondence from a very skilled artist.
Estimate    $1,000 - 1,500.

Realized: $800

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Lot 1072    

Hand-Illustrated and Colored Covers - Meservey Correspondence, 1943-44, of twenty six covers from Tenants Harbor, Maine addressed locally, various frankings including Prexies; skillfully executed illustrations of Various Birds including waterfowl, nine on legal size covers, Very Fine.
Estimate    $500 - 750.

Realized: $350

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Lot 1073    

Hand-Illustrated and Colored Covers, 1906-41, group of seven hand drawn covers (six colored), two with inserts, one also hand drawn, various designs including a beautiful painted building and boat design, also includes a 1860's hand drawn patriotic cover front and a postal card with hand drawn message side, Very Fine.
Estimate    $250 - 350.

Realized: $350

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Lot 1074    

Medicine Advertising/Illustrated Covers, 45 covers; seven are from companies that issued proprietary die medicine stamps, eight others have enclosures, nice graphics, one depicts black boy for Smith's Pills, another depicts and Indian maiden for the Kickapoo Indian Medicine Co., other including The Hostetter Co., J.E. Hetherington, early 1864 Dr. Jaynes & Son, Dr. Harter's including registered, Kennedy & Co. (rare legal size cover), etc.; many others are illustrated, some in color., generally F.-V.F. or better.
Estimate    $750 - 1,000.

Realized: $550

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Lot 1075    

Multicolored Advertising Covers, group of five lithographic ads; includes 1906 Flexible Flyer, 1906 Dr. Hess & Clark showing farm animals, two International Stock Food Co. "3 Feeds" covers with enclosures (one with multicolored factory letterhead and return envelope), and legal size Wm. Wrigley Jr. & Co. showing various chewing gums; some small flaws, F.-V.F.
Estimate    $250 - 350.

Realized: $270

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