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Sale 792 — U.S. and Foreign Stamps & Covers

Sale Date — Thursday, 26 June, 1997

Category — Sanitary Commissions and Fairs

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
872
c
Great Central Fair. 1c Blue (63) tied by indistinct cds on illustrated cover mailed locally, ms. notes on back, tear at top just into design, Fine appearance

E. 200-250
180
873
c
Great Central Fair, Philadelphia, 10c Blue, 20c Green (WV11, WV12). Uncancelled, on small envelope addressed to a Mr. Aug. S. Landis from "L.L." (on flap), 10c folded over top edge, splitting stamp in the process though it is now effectively "tied", Fine

E. 300-400
325
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874
c
View of the Fair Grounds, St. Louis Mo. Stationery with full-length lithograph showing military parade in progress and flag, 2pp contents, with original patriotic envelope with ms. "New Florence Mo. Dec. 30" pmk. and 3c Rose (65), envelope faulty but lettersheet Fine - an incredibly rare piece of stationery in any form

E. 300-400
375
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875
c
U.S. Sanitary Commission. Imprint on cover mailed locally in Washington with single fancy geometric cancel, no stamp or other markings, Dec. 1862 enclosure headed 9th Army Corp Hospital with interesting contents: "F.A. Eliot was perfectly safe - after behaving in the most glorious gallant way - leading his men like a lion." etc., Fine, very scarce drop usage

E. 200-250
0
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876
c
Union Volunteer Refreshment Saloon & Hospital. All-over design in ultramarine on white cover, 3c Rose (65) just tied by target, matching "Delaware City Del. Oct. 4" cds, slightly reduced at R. and some edgewear, still attractive and Fine, very scarce design and most unusual postmarked here

E. 300-400
300
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877
c
Soldiers' and Sailors' Home. Orange illustrated cover bearing 3c Green (147) tied by light Philadelphia cds to Harrisburgh Pa., Very Fine

E. 200-250
200
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