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Sale 1223 — U.S. Postal History and U.S. Gold Coins

Sale Date — Thursday-Friday, 4-5 June, 2020

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Category — Guns and Ammunition Advertising

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
8521
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Sale Number 1223, Lot Number 8521, Guns and Ammunition AdvertisingAmerican Powder Mills, "Dead Shot" Falling Duck in Marsh, American Powder Mills, "Dead Shot" Falling Duck in MarshAmerican Powder Mills, "Dead Shot" Falling Duck in Marsh. Multicolored illustrated design with "American Powder Mills" imprint at bottom, 2c Carmine (375) tied by Louisville Ky. 1910 machine cancel, to Lewisport Ky., Very Fine and scarce design

E. 200-300
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8522
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Sale Number 1223, Lot Number 8522, Guns and Ammunition AdvertisingAtlas Powder, Globe and Man Holding Up Exploding Box, Atlas Powder, Globe and Man Holding Up Exploding BoxAtlas Powder, Globe and Man Holding Up Exploding Box. Multicolored illustrated design with "Repauno Chemical Co." imprint at bottom, overall advertising on reverse (minor adhesion), 1c Blue Green (300) tied by Auburn Me. 1905 machine cancel on cover to Augusta Me., with original advertisement enclosure, trivial edge wear, Very Fine

E. 300-400
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8523
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Sale Number 1223, Lot Number 8523, Guns and Ammunition AdvertisingDuPont Shoot Powders, Moose and Hunter with Canoe, DuPont Shoot Powders, Moose and Hunter with CanoeDuPont Shoot Powders, Moose and Hunter with Canoe. Multicolored illustrated design, bearing 3c Purple, Ty. IV (530) tied by Wadesboro N.C. 1918 duplex cancel to Syracuse N.Y., Very Fine and choice, a rare DuPont design

E. 300-400
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8524
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Sale Number 1223, Lot Number 8524, Guns and Ammunition AdvertisingDuPont Shoot Powders, Shooting Contest, DuPont Shoot Powders, Shooting ContestDuPont Shoot Powders, Shooting Contest. Multicolored illustrated design with Quail in Wheatfield design on backflap, Canada 2c Carmine (106) and 1c Green War Tax (MR1) tied by Tillsonburg Ont. duplex cancels, to Fitchburg Mass., Very Fine and rarely seen used from Canada

E. 300-400
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8525
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Sale Number 1223, Lot Number 8525, Guns and Ammunition AdvertisingDuPont Shoot Powders, Shooting Contest, DuPont Shoot Powders, Shooting ContestDuPont Shoot Powders, Shooting Contest. Multicolored illustrated design with Quail in Wheatfield on backflap, 2c Carmine (406) tied by Sunbury Pa. 1915 machine cancel to Carlisle Pa., Very Fine

E. 300-400
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8526
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Sale Number 1223, Lot Number 8526, Guns and Ammunition AdvertisingDuPont Smokeless Powder, Quail on Fence in Field, DuPont Smokeless Powder, Quail on Fence in FieldDuPont Smokeless Powder, Quail on Fence in Field. Multicolored illustrated design with blue and red advertising text on reverse, 2c Carmine (301) tied by Atlanta Ga. 1903 machine cancel, to Syracuse N.Y., Very Fine

E. 300-400
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8527
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Sale Number 1223, Lot Number 8527, Guns and Ammunition AdvertisingDuPont Dominion Shot Shells, Canadian Geese in Flight, DuPont Dominion Shot Shells, Canadian Geese in FlightDuPont Dominion Shot Shells, Canadian Geese in Flight. Multicolored illustrated design with shotgun shell design on reverse, bearing Canada 1c Dark Green (104) tied by Peterboro Ont. 1912 machine cancel, addressed locally, Very Fine

E. 200-300
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8528
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Sale Number 1223, Lot Number 8528, Guns and Ammunition AdvertisingDuPont Shoot Powders, Champion Hunting Dogs, DuPont Shoot Powders, Champion Hunting DogsDuPont Shoot Powders, Champion Hunting Dogs. Complete group of thirteen different unused postcards with multicolored designs of different champion show dogs, Very Fine and scarce group

E. 300-400
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8529
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Sale Number 1223, Lot Number 8529, Guns and Ammunition AdvertisingDuPont Shoot Powders, Sporting Game, DuPont Shoot Powders, Sporting GameDuPont Shoot Powders, Sporting Game. Complete group of twelve different unused postcards with multicolored designs of different hunting game including geese, squirrels, rabbit, quail, duck, etc., Very Fine and rarely encountered complete set

E. 300-400
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8530
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DuPont Gun Advertising Balance. 24 covers or postcards, most are multicolored with illustrations of various scenes, hunting dogs or birds, including one Canada use, quite a few scarce designs noted though some with small condition issues, much is Fine or better

E. 750-1,000
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8531
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Sale Number 1223, Lot Number 8531, Guns and Ammunition AdvertisingGiant Powder, Roman Wrestling Lion, Giant Powder, Roman Wrestling LionGiant Powder, Roman Wrestling Lion. Multicolored illustrated design with "Atlantic Dynamite Co." imprint at bottom, fancy overall multicolored text on reverse, bearing 2c Carmine, Ty. I (319) tied by Birmingham Ala. 1905 machine cancel, to Greenville S.C., Extremely Fine and rarely offered design

E. 400-500
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8532
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Sale Number 1223, Lot Number 8532, Guns and Ammunition AdvertisingHunter Arms Co., Retriever with Bird in Mouth, Hunter Arms Co., Retriever with Bird in MouthHunter Arms Co., Retriever with Bird in Mouth. Multicolored illustrated design with loaded shotgun on reverse, 3c Violet, Ty. III (529) tied by Fulton N.Y. 1918 machine cancel to Camden N.J., Very Fine

E. 300-400
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8533
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Sale Number 1223, Lot Number 8533, Guns and Ammunition AdvertisingIver Johnson, Sporting Goods and Activities, Iver Johnson, Sporting Goods and ActivitiesIver Johnson, Sporting Goods and Activities. Overall illustrated design on reverse showing various sporting activities, front with multicolored pile of sporting gear, 2c Carmine, Ty. I (319) tied by Boston Mass. 1905 machine cancel, to Derry N.H., Very Fine

E. 200-300
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8534
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Sale Number 1223, Lot Number 8534, Guns and Ammunition AdvertisingIver Johnson, Hammerless Safety Automatic Revolver, Iver Johnson, Hammerless Safety Automatic RevolverIver Johnson, Hammerless Safety Automatic Revolver. Overall illustrated design on reverse showing two images of a revolver, front with Foley & Williams Mfg. Co. building, 2c Carmine, Ty. III (267) tied by Cincinnati O. 1899 duplex cancel, addressed to New York, small nick at right and stamp with slight corner fault from placement on cover, still Very Fine design

E. 200-300
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8535
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Sale Number 1223, Lot Number 8535, Guns and Ammunition AdvertisingJ. Stevens Arms & Tool Co., Stevens Fine Rifles and Pistols, J. Stevens Arms & Tool Co., Stevens Fine Rifles and PistolsJ. Stevens Arms & Tool Co., Stevens Fine Rifles and Pistols. Multicolored illustrated design with red border, 2c Pan-American (295) tied by Chicopee Falls Mass. 1901 duplex cancel, to Detroit Mich., Very Fine and rare design

E. 300-400
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8536
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Sale Number 1223, Lot Number 8536, Guns and Ammunition AdvertisingJ. Stevens Arms & Tool Co., Father & Son Hunting, J. Stevens Arms & Tool Co., Father & Son HuntingJ. Stevens Arms & Tool Co., Father & Son Hunting. Multicolored illustrated design with overall red and black text on reverse, 2c Carmine, Ty. II (319Fi) tied by Chicopee Falls Mass. 1906 duplex cancel, to Canaan N.H., Very Fine and exceptionally rare design

E. 750-1,000
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8537
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Sale Number 1223, Lot Number 8537, Guns and Ammunition AdvertisingLaflin & Rand Smokeless Powder, Lady Pointing Revolver, Laflin & Rand Smokeless Powder, Lady Pointing RevolverLaflin & Rand Smokeless Powder, Lady Pointing Revolver. Multicolored illustrated design extending onto reverse, 2c Carmine, Ty. I (319) tied by Boston Mass. 1908 machine cancel, to Montpelier Vt., trivial edgewear, Very Fine and one of the rarest Laflin & Rand designs

E. 500-750
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8538
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Sale Number 1223, Lot Number 8538, Guns and Ammunition AdvertisingLaflin & Rand Smokeless Powder, Duck Hunters in Blind with Dog, Laflin & Rand Smokeless Powder, Duck Hunters in Blind with DogLaflin & Rand Smokeless Powder, Duck Hunters in Blind with Dog. Multicolored illustrated design, 2c Carmine, Ty. III (267) tied by Dubuque Iowa 1899 machine cancel to Southington Conn., Very Fine

E. 400-500
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8539
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Sale Number 1223, Lot Number 8539, Guns and Ammunition AdvertisingLaflin & Rand Smokeless Powder, Soldier Holding Rifle, Laflin & Rand Smokeless Powder, Soldier Holding RifleLaflin & Rand Smokeless Powder, Soldier Holding Rifle. Multicolored illustrated design, 2c Carmine, Ty. III (267) tied by Greensboro N.C. duplex cancel to Kemp's Mills N.C., Very Fine

E. 300-400
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8540
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Sale Number 1223, Lot Number 8540, Guns and Ammunition AdvertisingThe Parker Gun, Parker Gun and Bird, The Parker Gun, Parker Gun and BirdThe Parker Gun, Parker Gun and Bird. Multicolored illustrated design, 3c Violet, Ty. III (529) tied by Meriden Conn. 1918 machine cancel to Camden N.J., cover slightly reduced at right and minor edgewear, otherwise Fine and scarce design

E. 200-300
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8541
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Sale Number 1223, Lot Number 8541, Guns and Ammunition AdvertisingPeters Cartridges, Quail, Shotgun Shell and Cartridge, Peters Cartridges, Quail, Shotgun Shell and CartridgePeters Cartridges, Quail, Shotgun Shell and Cartridge. Multicolored illustrated design, 2c Carmine, Ty. III (267) tied by Youngstown O. 1899 machine cancel to Southington Conn., Very Fine and handsome example of this design

E. 200-300
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8542
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Sale Number 1223, Lot Number 8542, Guns and Ammunition AdvertisingPeters Cartridges, Peters Rifle Cartridge, Peters Cartridges, Peters Rifle CartridgePeters Cartridges, Peters Rifle Cartridge. Illustrated design depicting rifle cartridge with additional design on reverse, 2c Pink, Ty. III (267a) tied by Cincinnati O. 1898 machine cancel to Washington O., Extremely Fine

E. 100-150
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8543
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Peters Shells and Cartridges, Balance. 27 covers or postal cards, wide range of designs with few duplicates, more than half are multicolored, some quite rare and seldom encountered, slightly mixed condition though much is Fine or better

E. 750-1,000
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8544
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Sale Number 1223, Lot Number 8544, Guns and Ammunition AdvertisingPitt's City Bazaar, Revolver and Rochester Lamp, Pitt's City Bazaar, Revolver and Rochester LampPitt's City Bazaar, Revolver and Rochester Lamp. Illustrated design on orange-red cover, 2c Columbian (231) tied by light Kingston 1893 duplex cancel, to Meriden Conn., Very Fine and attractive design

E. 200-300
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8545
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Sale Number 1223, Lot Number 8545, Guns and Ammunition AdvertisingRemington Autoloading, Hunter with Rifle and Grizzly Bear, Remington Autoloading, Hunter with Rifle and Grizzly BearRemington Autoloading, Hunter with Rifle and Grizzly Bear. Multicolored illustrated design with overall illustrated advertising on reverse includng gun and bullet, 2c Carmine (375) tied by Bangor Me. 1911 machine cancel, to East Eddington Me., Very Fine

E. 300-400
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8546
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Sale Number 1223, Lot Number 8546, Guns and Ammunition AdvertisingRemington UMC, Hunter Posing with his Dog and two Shotguns, Remington UMC, Hunter Posing with his Dog and two ShotgunsRemington UMC, Hunter Posing with his Dog and two Shotguns. Multicolored illustrated design, 2c Carmine, Ty. Va (528) tied by Peterboro N.H. 1921 machine cancel to Boston Mass., Very Fine

E. 300-400
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8547
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Sale Number 1223, Lot Number 8547, Guns and Ammunition AdvertisingRemington UMC, Hunter Aiming at Bird in Flight, Remington UMC, Hunter Aiming at Bird in FlightRemington UMC, Hunter Aiming at Bird in Flight. Multicolored illustrated design, 2c Rose, Ty. I (499) tied by Wausau Wis. 1920 machine cancel to Chicago Ill., Very Fine and choice, a surprisingly difficult design to find

E. 300-400
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8548
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Sale Number 1223, Lot Number 8548, Guns and Ammunition AdvertisingRemington UMC, Duck Hunting and Dog, Remington UMC, Duck Hunting and DogRemington UMC, Duck Hunting and Dog. Multicolored illustrated design, 2c Rose, Ty. I (499) tied by Asbury Park N.J. 1920 machine cancel to Red Bank N.J., Extremely Fine

E. 300-400
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8549
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Sale Number 1223, Lot Number 8549, Guns and Ammunition AdvertisingRemington UMC, Eagle Attacking Geese and Shotgun Shells, Remington UMC, Eagle Attacking Geese and Shotgun ShellsRemington UMC, Eagle Attacking Geese and Shotgun Shells. Multicolored illustrated design, 3c Purple (720) tied by Savannah Ga. 1935 machine cancel, to Buffalo N.Y. with "West Point Cadets Class of 1936 Arrive Savannah Georgia" three-line handstamp and violet War Department seal, Extremely Fine, a rare and beautiful design

E. 300-400
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8550
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Sale Number 1223, Lot Number 8550, Guns and Ammunition AdvertisingRemington UMC, Herd of Moose and Two Shotguns, Remington UMC, Herd of Moose and Two ShotgunsRemington UMC, Herd of Moose and Two Shotguns. Multicolored illustrated design, 2c Carmine, Ty. Va (528) tied by San Jose Cal. 1920 machine cancel to New Haven Conn., Extremely Fine

E. 200-300
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8551
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Sale Number 1223, Lot Number 8551, Guns and Ammunition AdvertisingRemington UMC, Remington Bears Repairing Shotgun, Remington UMC, Remington Bears Repairing ShotgunRemington UMC, Remington Bears Repairing Shotgun. Red and black illustrated design with red Remington logo on reverse, 2c Carmine (375) tied by Bangor Me. 1913 machine cancel to East Eddington Me., Extremely Fine and attractive design

E. 200-300
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8552
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Sale Number 1223, Lot Number 8552, Guns and Ammunition AdvertisingRemington Autoloading, Shotgun, Remington Autoloading, ShotgunRemington Autoloading, Shotgun. Black and red illustrated design with text advertising on reverse, 2c Carmine, Ty. I (319) tied by Cleveland O. 1906 machine cancel to Bucyrus O., Very Fine

E. 200-300
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8553
 
Sale Number 1223, Lot Number 8553, Guns and Ammunition AdvertisingRemington UMC, Trade Card Booklet, Remington UMC, Trade Card BookletRemington UMC, Trade Card Booklet. Multicolored trade card booklet cut in the shape of a shotgun shell box, designs of different types of game including various ducks and birds, rabbit and squirrel, Very Fine and scarce ephemera item

E. 300-400
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8554
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Remington Gun Advertising, Cover Group. More than 45 covers or postal cards, with numerous multicolored designs of various scenes, few with Remington Bears, we notice quite a few rare designs with small faults, overall slightly mixed condition though much is Fine or better

E. 750-1,000
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8555
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Sale Number 1223, Lot Number 8555, Guns and Ammunition AdvertisingRobin Hood Ammunition Co., Robin Hood with Bow & Arrow, Robin Hood Ammunition Co., Robin Hood with Bow & ArrowRobin Hood Ammunition Co., Robin Hood with Bow & Arrow. Illustrated design with "Robin Hood Smokeless Powder" at top, 1c Green (405) tied by Swanton Vt. 1913 cancel, addressed locally, cover with light overall soiling and small piece of backflap missing, couple minor edge nicks, otherwise Fine and rare design

E. 150-200
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8556
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Sale Number 1223, Lot Number 8556, Guns and Ammunition AdvertisingSavage Hammerless Rifles & Ammunition, Indian Chief & Rifle, Savage Hammerless Rifles & Ammunition, Indian Chief & RifleSavage Hammerless Rifles & Ammunition, Indian Chief & Rifle. Multicolored illustrated design with overall red illustrated advertising on reverse, 2c Carmine, Ty. I (319) tied by Louisville Ky. 1904 machine cancel, to Red Boiling Springs Tenn., cover with minor edgewear, slightly reduced at right and pen notation mostly at bottom middle and right, appears Very Fine, one of the rarest and most desirable gun covers

E. 400-500
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8557
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Sale Number 1223, Lot Number 8557, Guns and Ammunition AdvertisingSpencer Repeating Shot Gun, Shotgun and Awarded Medals, Spencer Repeating Shot Gun, Shotgun and Awarded MedalsSpencer Repeating Shot Gun, Shotgun and Awarded Medals. Illustrated design with overall print advertising on reverse, 1c Dull Blue (219) vertical pair tied by New York 1893 duplex cancel, to Columbus O., Very Fine and scarce

E. 200-300
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8558
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Sale Number 1223, Lot Number 8558, Guns and Ammunition AdvertisingUS Ammunition, Hunter & Dogs with Shotgun Shells, US Ammunition, Hunter & Dogs with Shotgun ShellsUS Ammunition, Hunter & Dogs with Shotgun Shells. Multicolored illustrated design, 2c Carmine, Ty. IV (526) tied by Baltimore Md. 1920 machine cancel to New Haven Conn., Very Fine, a rare and elusive design

E. 400-500
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8559
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Sale Number 1223, Lot Number 8559, Guns and Ammunition AdvertisingUS Ammunition, Hunter & Dog by the Campfire, US Ammunition, Hunter & Dog by the CampfireUS Ammunition, Hunter & Dog by the Campfire. Multicolored illustrated design with shotgun shell design on reverse, 2c Carmine (406) tied by Eminence N.Y. 1914 machine cancel to Fitchburg Mass., Very Fine

E. 300-400
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8560
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Sale Number 1223, Lot Number 8560, Guns and Ammunition AdvertisingUS Ammunition, Hunters Around Campfire Scene, US Ammunition, Hunters Around Campfire SceneUS Ammunition, Hunters Around Campfire Scene. Multicolored illustrated design with overall printed advertising on reverse, 2c Carmine (301) tied by Clarksville Tenn. 1908 machine cancel to Charlotte Tenn., with original enclosure, repaired at sides, Very Fine appearance, a scarce design

E. 200-300
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8561
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Sale Number 1223, Lot Number 8561, Guns and Ammunition AdvertisingWinchester, Woman on Horse Holding Rifle, Winchester, Woman on Horse Holding RifleWinchester, Woman on Horse Holding Rifle. Multicolored illustrated design with printed advertising on reverse, bearing Brazil 300r Rose Red (320) and 1,000r on 20r Air Post (C8) strip of three (one stamp faulty), tied by Belem 1930 double-circle datestamps and typed address to Toledo O., cover with minor tear at top, still Very Fine and exceptionally scarce Brazil origin on this rare design

E. 500-750
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8562
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Sale Number 1223, Lot Number 8562, Guns and Ammunition AdvertisingWinchester, Winchester Repeating Rifles, Winchester, Winchester Repeating RiflesWinchester, Winchester Repeating Rifles. Red illustrated design with overall printed advertising on reverse depicting two rifles, 2c Columbian (231) tied by St. Louis Mo. 1894 duplex cancel on locally addressed cover, Very Fine

E. 200-300
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8563
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Winchester Gun Advertising, Collection Balance. More than 60 covers or postal cards, mostly illustrated, quite a few multicolored designs with various scenes, minor duplication, few scarce worldwide uses with illustrated covers including Afghanistan, Cuba, India and Norway, most of these bought many years ago and quite a few with retail values over $100 each, slightly mixed condition though much is Fine or better

E. 1,500-2,000
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8564
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Guns, Hunting and Shells, Expansive Collection Balance. More than 250 covers or postal cards, a few unused but predominately used, some on original sales and auction lot cards, wide range of companies noted including Duplex Telescope Sight, DuPont, Hazard Powder, Hunter & Arms Co., Iver Johnson, J. Stevens, Laflin & Rand, US Ammunition and many others, mostly illustrated and many multicolored, collection was built over a period of many years with retail values exceeding $100 each, some slightly mixed condition but much is Fine or better, an impressive collection balance worthy of close inspection, see our website PDF

E. 3,000-4,000
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8565
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Phonography, Stenography (Short Hand) and Typewriter Advertising Cover Group. 18 covers, nearly all 19th century, few slightly later, mostly different though a couple duplicates, including one France cover, Fine-Very Fine

E. 500-750
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