Lot 228(Animal) Animal Related Covers, two multicolored illustrated covers; one a "Stay-On" Burlingtons Stable Blanket showing "Horse in Blanket" with plaid blanket ad on reverse (original enclosure), other International Stock Food Co. "3 Feeds for One Cent" bucket showing horse, cow and pig illustration and allover ad on reverse, both franked with 1902 1¢ green, both Very Fine.
Estimate $150 - 200.
Current Opening Bid: $190
Lot 229(Campaigns) (1860 Campaign) Abraham Lincoln, portrait on allover railsplitter design with showing Honest Abe Lincoln on his flat boat and "Baker - Chicago" imprint, on orange cover bearing 3¢ dull red (26) tied by bold "PAID" handstamp, matching "Batavia Ills. Aug 22" cds to New Oregon, Iowa; cover repair left bottom edge and top left corner, Very Fine appearance.
Milgram No. AL-79 Estimate $400 - 600.
This Lincoln vignette was used by the Republican newspaper "The Republican Standard" which was published by Rufus Blanchard.
Current Opening Bid: $525
Lot 230(Campaigns) (1860 Campaign) Abraham Lincoln - Hannibal Hamlin, embossed on backflap of orange campaign cover with "Slavery Sectional, Freedom National. Union & Liberty; Onward to Victory" slogan on front, bearing 3¢ dull red (26), corner flaw, canceled by manuscript stroke, matching manuscript "June 22" postmark to Bellsville, Ohio; reduced at left, F.-V.F.
Milgram No. AL-108 Estimate $200 - 300.
Current Opening Bid: $210
Lot 231(Clothing) Geo. Merritt & Co., Indianapolis, Ind., illustrated multicolored Livermore & Knight tri-fold advertising private post card showing George Washington and Cherry Tree with him chopping down a tree on reverse, inside with ad text from petticoats, franked with 1¢ Bureau tied by 1903 Indianapolis, Ind. machine postmark, Very Fine.
Estimate $100 - 150.
Current Opening Bid: $50
Lot 232(Music) The Cornish American Pianos and Organs, multicolored lithograph illustrated ad cover showing Upright Piano, franked with 2¢ Bureau tied by 1900 Washington, N.J. machine postmark; barest reduction, Very Fine, a scarcer design to it's upright organ counterpart.
Estimate $100 - 150.
Current Opening Bid: $40
Lot 233(Hotels) Cleveland, O. Hotel Cover Collection, 1852-85, of 20 covers written-up on exhibition pages; includes two different illustrated American House covers, three different Angier House covers including illustrated allover shaded ad and cameo corner cards, Commercial House corner card, two different Franklin House cameos, later 1880's Hawley House illustrated, three New England Hotel covers including corner card handstamp in red and blue and a beautiful oversized illustrated cameo, and eight cover from Weddell House including a "Paid Charge" handstamp, green cameo and an Attorney ad (in Weddell House) on reverse of cover to England.
Estimate $500 - 750.
Current Opening Bid: $375