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Sale 1016 — Confederate States, U.S. Postal History, General Foreign

Sale Date — Tuesday-Thursday, 15-17 November, 2011

Category — Advertising on First Issue Postal Cards

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
1157
c
Sale Number 1016, Lot Number 1157, Advertising on First Issue Postal CardsB. F. Sturtevant's Patent Improved Exhaust Fan, B. F. Sturtevant's Patent Improved Exhaust FanB. F. Sturtevant's Patent Improved Exhaust Fan. Beautiful illustrated chromolithographic advertisement depicting the fan and describing its many uses, on 1c Postal Card from Boston to Sutton N.H., slight edgewear, Very Fine, multicolored advertising on postal cards is rare

E. 1,500-2,000
1,200
1158
c
Sale Number 1016, Lot Number 1158, Advertising on First Issue Postal CardsB. F. Sturtevant's Patent Exhaust Fan, B. F. Sturtevant's Patent Exhaust FanB. F. Sturtevant's Patent Exhaust Fan. Beautiful illustrated chromolithographic advertisement depicting two different views of the device, on 1c Postal Card from Boston to Warren N.Y., some spotting on address side, still Very Fine, rare multicolored advertising card

E. 1,500-2,000
1,200
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1159
c
Sale Number 1016, Lot Number 1159, Advertising on First Issue Postal CardsAmerican Coffee, Drug and Spice Mills, American Coffee, Drug and Spice MillsAmerican Coffee, Drug and Spice Mills. Beautiful illustrated chromolithographic advertisement for this Philadelphia mill on 1c Postal Card to Tarentum Pa., some slight wear incl. crease at top right corner, still Very Fine, a rare multicolored card

E. 1,500-2,000
1,700
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1160
c
Sale Number 1016, Lot Number 1160, Advertising on First Issue Postal CardsInter-State Industrial Exposition, of Chicago, 1873, Inter-State Industrial Exposition, of Chicago, 1873Inter-State Industrial Exposition, of Chicago, 1873. Beautiful unused illustrated 1c Postal Card advertising for space at the exposition,Very Fine, very scarce, the 1873 Interstate Industrial Exposition in Chicago was held after the Great Fire, it was the first to issue cards but very few survive

E. 1,500-2,000
2,500
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1161
c
Sale Number 1016, Lot Number 1161, Advertising on First Issue Postal CardsFifth Cincinnati Industrial Exposition 1874, Fifth Cincinnati Industrial Exposition 1874Fifth Cincinnati Industrial Exposition 1874. Magnificent advertising for "The Largest Exposition ever held in the United States" and covering eight acres, on 1c Postal Card used to Marion Iowa, some slight edgewear, Very Fine, a gorgeous card which is scarce

E. 1,500-2,000
2,100
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1162
c
Sale Number 1016, Lot Number 1162, Advertising on First Issue Postal CardsDr. S. B. Collins' Opium Antidote, Dr. S. B. Collins' Opium AntidoteDr. S. B. Collins' Opium Antidote. Illustration of building and advertisement for curing opium habit, LaPorte Argus Steam Job Print imprint, on 1c Postal Card from LaPorte Ind. to Portland Me., slight corner bends, Very Fine advertisement for a cure for opium (as opposed to an opium cure)

E. 750-1,000
750
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1163
c
Sale Number 1016, Lot Number 1163, Advertising on First Issue Postal CardsDr. S. B. Collins' Painless Opium Antidote, Dr. S. B. Collins' Painless Opium AntidoteDr. S. B. Collins' Painless Opium Antidote. Illustration of building and advertisement for curing opium habit, S.E. Taylor & Co. Steam Job Printers imprint, on 1c Postal Card from LaPorte Ind. to Saratoga Springs N.Y., trivial edgewear and some slight overall soiling, Very Fine and attractive design

E. 750-1,000
600
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1164
c
Sale Number 1016, Lot Number 1164, Advertising on First Issue Postal CardsSpringfield Gas Machine, Springfield Gas MachineSpringfield Gas Machine. Elaborately illustrated design depicting a building with air pump in cellar and gas generator in separate vault with elaborate text, with John Keim imprint, on 1c Postal Card to Thompsonville Ct., Very Fine, a beautiful card

E. 750-1,000
750
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1165
c
Sale Number 1016, Lot Number 1165, Advertising on First Issue Postal CardsDr. Flint's Quaker Bitters, Dr. Flint's Quaker BittersDr. Flint's Quaker Bitters. Wonderful illustration of man with flask of bitters on Dec. 1873 1c Postal Card to New York City, fresh and Very Fine, scarce design

E. 500-750
400
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1166
c
Sale Number 1016, Lot Number 1166, Advertising on First Issue Postal CardsPeople's Candidate for State Senator, John B. Hall, People's Candidate for State Senator, John B. HallPeople's Candidate for State Senator, John B. Hall. Campaign design pointing out that election is on Wednesday Sept. 1, 1875, on unused 1c Postal Card, Very Fine, rare campaign design

E. 300-400
200
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1167
c
Sale Number 1016, Lot Number 1167, Advertising on First Issue Postal CardsRiverview Academy, Poughkeepsie, N.Y, Riverview Academy, Poughkeepsie, N.YRiverview Academy, Poughkeepsie, N.Y. Beautifull illustration depicting four students in uniform, on 1c Postal Card to Beech Creek Pa., blue receiving handstamp on design, Very Fine

E. 500-750
425
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1168
c
Sale Number 1016, Lot Number 1168, Advertising on First Issue Postal CardsPeople's Line Steamers, New York, People's Line Steamers, New YorkPeople's Line Steamers, New York. Illustration depicting sidewheel steamer and advertising daily service between New York and Albany, on 1c Postal Card from New York to Constableville N.Y., some waterstaining, otherwise Very Fine, scarce

E. 400-500
400
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1169
c
Sale Number 1016, Lot Number 1169, Advertising on First Issue Postal CardsGoold's Patent Landau Sleigh, Goold's Patent Landau SleighGoold's Patent Landau Sleigh. Illustrated advertisement for sleigh manufacturer on 1c Postal Card used from Albany N.Y. to South Bay City Mich., minor toning and slight edgewear, still Very Fine, unusual advertisement

E. 300-400
250
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1170
c
Sale Number 1016, Lot Number 1170, Advertising on First Issue Postal CardsNorris, Hull & Co., Manufacturers of Ladies Fine Sewed Boots, Norris, Hull & Co., Manufacturers of Ladies Fine Sewed BootsNorris, Hull & Co., Manufacturers of Ladies Fine Sewed Boots. 1873 illustrated advertisement from Portland, Russell Richardson imprint, depicting building on unused 1c Postal Card, slight edgewear, Very Fine

E. 300-400
200
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1171
c
Sale Number 1016, Lot Number 1171, Advertising on First Issue Postal CardsCash Paid for Land Warrants, Cash Paid for Land WarrantsCash Paid for Land Warrants. Illustration depicting farm on 1c Postal Card cancelled by blue Mount Vernon O. circular datestamp, to Portland Me., minor bend at upper left, light soiling, Very Fine

E. 500-750
375
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1172
c
Sale Number 1016, Lot Number 1172, Advertising on First Issue Postal CardsDr. Nichols Wrought-Iron Furnace, Dr. Nichols Wrought-Iron FurnaceDr. Nichols Wrought-Iron Furnace. Illustration depicting a cross-section of the product, on 1c Postal Card from Boston to Lexington Mass., minor bend at upper left and some slight soiling, Very Fine, attractive

E. 500-750
375
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1173
c
Sale Number 1016, Lot Number 1173, Advertising on First Issue Postal CardsBlandy's Engine and Saw Mill Works, Newark Ohio, Blandy's Engine and Saw Mill Works, Newark OhioBlandy's Engine and Saw Mill Works, Newark Ohio. Dec. 1873 illustration depicting saw mill machine on 1c Postal Card to Coatesville Pa., cancelled by blue handstamp with matching circular datestamp, small nicks at edges and light bends, some slight soiling, still Very Fine and attractive design

E. 500-750
300
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1174
c
Sale Number 1016, Lot Number 1174, Advertising on First Issue Postal CardsThe Swift Mill, Lane Brothers, Millbrook N.Y, The Swift Mill, Lane Brothers, Millbrook N.YThe Swift Mill, Lane Brothers, Millbrook N.Y. Illustration depicting the coffee or spice mill on unused 1c Postal Card, some internal creasing and light overall soiling, Very Fine

E. 300-400
300
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1175
c
Sale Number 1016, Lot Number 1175, Advertising on First Issue Postal CardsRobbins' Spring Check, Robbins' Spring CheckRobbins' Spring Check. Illustration of a beautiful horse with bridle and hook, manufacturer in Adrian Mich., on unused 1c Postal Card , some slight overall soiling, Very Fine

E. 200-300
200
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1176
c
Sale Number 1016, Lot Number 1176, Advertising on First Issue Postal CardsRobbins' Spring Check, Robbins' Spring CheckRobbins' Spring Check. Illustration of a beautiful horse with bridle and hook, manufacturer in Adrian Mich., on unused 1c Postal Card , fresh and Very Fine

E. 200-300
170
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1177
c
Sale Number 1016, Lot Number 1177, Advertising on First Issue Postal CardsTemperance Hotel, Syracuse N.Y, Temperance Hotel, Syracuse N.YTemperance Hotel, Syracuse N.Y. Illustration depicting the hotel and exhorting "no extra charge for warm room", on unused 1c Postal Card, Very Fine

E. 300-400
200
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1178
c
Sale Number 1016, Lot Number 1178, Advertising on First Issue Postal CardsNorris, Hull & Co., Manufacturers of Ladies', Misses' and Children's Sewed Boots, Shoes and Slippers, Norris, Hull & Co., Manufacturers of Ladies', Misses' and Children's Sewed Boots, Shoes and SlippersNorris, Hull & Co., Manufacturers of Ladies', Misses' and Children's Sewed Boots, Shoes and Slippers. May 1873 illustration depicting their building, with Russell Richardson imprint, on unused 1c Postal Card, Very Fine

E. 300-400
200
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1179
c
Sale Number 1016, Lot Number 1179, Advertising on First Issue Postal CardsLane's Portable Coffee Roaster, Lane Brothers, Millbrook N.Y, Lane's Portable Coffee Roaster, Lane Brothers, Millbrook N.YLane's Portable Coffee Roaster, Lane Brothers, Millbrook N.Y. Illustration with two views of the roaster on 1c Postal Card to Jaffrey N.H., minor edge toning, Very Fine

E. 300-400
200
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1180
c
Sale Number 1016, Lot Number 1180, Advertising on First Issue Postal CardsLansdell's Patent Portable Railway Syphon, Lansdell's Patent Portable Railway SyphonLansdell's Patent Portable Railway Syphon. Illustration depicting the syphon in red on unused 1c Postal Card, minor edge soiling, Very Fine, attractive with the design in red

E. 300-400
275
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1181
c
Sale Number 1016, Lot Number 1181, Advertising on First Issue Postal CardsPrinting, by R. E. Hammond, Yaphank New York, Printing, by R. E. Hammond, Yaphank New YorkPrinting, by R. E. Hammond, Yaphank New York. Illustration depicting Standing Liberty on 1c Postal Card used from Yaphank to Ellsworth Me., minor corner bends, Very Fine

E. 200-300
160
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1182
c
Sale Number 1016, Lot Number 1182, Advertising on First Issue Postal CardsBay State and Union Horse Powers, Bay State and Union Horse PowersBay State and Union Horse Powers. Illustrated card depicting treadmill machine for horses to power saws on unused 1c Postal Card from St. Johnsbury Vt., Very Fine, very unusual theme

E. 200-300
150
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1183
c
Sale Number 1016, Lot Number 1183, Advertising on First Issue Postal CardsBlatchley's Horizontal Ice Cream Freezer, Blatchley's Horizontal Ice Cream FreezerBlatchley's Horizontal Ice Cream Freezer. Illustration depicting two different views of the machine, manufacturer in Philadelphia, on 1c Postal Card to Holidaysburg Pa., minor overall soiling, Very Fine

E. 300-400
200
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1184
c
Sale Number 1016, Lot Number 1184, Advertising on First Issue Postal CardsCumberland Mills, Oswego N.Y., Aug. 31, 1874, Cumberland Mills, Oswego N.Y., Aug. 31, 1874Cumberland Mills, Oswego N.Y., Aug. 31, 1874. Illustration depicting building and prices for flour and feed on 1c Postal Card to New Hartford N.Y., Very Fine

E. 300-400
200
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1185
c
Sale Number 1016, Lot Number 1185, Advertising on First Issue Postal CardsThe Original Concord Axles, Fisherville (Concord) N.H, The Original Concord Axles, Fisherville (Concord) N.HThe Original Concord Axles, Fisherville (Concord) N.H. Illustration depicting axles on 1c Postal Card cancelled by blue cork, matching Fisherville circular datestamp to New Marlboro Mass., some toning mostly on front, few creases, otherwise Very Fine

E. 300-400
200
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1186
c
Sale Number 1016, Lot Number 1186, Advertising on First Issue Postal CardsSalt, Measuring Faucet, Salt, Measuring FaucetSalt, Measuring Faucet. Two, first for Eagle Brand Dairy Salt with red illustration of patriotic theme on 1c Postal Card from Boston to South Carver Mass.; second depicts hand-crank measuring faucet attached to barrel of molasses on 1c Postal Card from Mechanicsburgh Pa. to New Holland Pa., latter with some soiling, Very Fine

E. 200-300
150
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1187
c
Sale Number 1016, Lot Number 1187, Advertising on First Issue Postal CardsPutnam's Improv'd Spring Bed, Boston, Putnam's Improv'd Spring Bed, BostonPutnam's Improv'd Spring Bed, Boston. Illustration depicting a bed on 1c Postal Card to Roley's Corner N.H., note from Putnam "Please send along another car load right away, Putnam, Boston April 9, 1874", minor overall soiling, Very Fine

E. 200-300
150
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1188
c
Sale Number 1016, Lot Number 1188, Advertising on First Issue Postal CardsNew Cohansey Fruit Jars, New Cohansey Fruit JarsNew Cohansey Fruit Jars. Illustration depicting the jar and stating its benefits, on 1c Postal Card from Philadelphia to Tunbridge Vt., minor overall soiling, some edgewear, Very Fine

E. 200-300
150
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1189
c
Sale Number 1016, Lot Number 1189, Advertising on First Issue Postal CardsAdvertising Postal Cards, Advertising Postal CardsAdvertising Postal Cards. Seven unused 1c Postal Cards, range of themes incl. Prat's Steamer, Red Star Line, Safety Lamp, Charter Oak Life Insurance, Tobacco Knife, Wrought Iron Fence, last is for pen, overall Fine-Very Fine

E. 400-500
400
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1190
c
Sale Number 1016, Lot Number 1190, Advertising on First Issue Postal CardsAdvertising Postal Cards, Advertising Postal CardsAdvertising Postal Cards. Twelve used 1c Postal Cards, themes incl. Furniture Manufacturer, Ice Cream Freezer, School Desks and Seats, Carriage, Sphinx Registering Machine, Cloth, Saw Works, Sled, few others, few flaws, overall Fine-Very Fine, a nice diverse group

E. 500-750
400
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