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October 17, 2018

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Opening Bid 9/20/18





183 -

1893 Columbian Exposition Pictorial Tickets (4),

pictures are of Columbus, G. Washington, A. Lincoln & an Indian chief; all are in pristine condition & w/a letter "A" which designates tickets for sale on the first day of the Exposition



184 CV

219 1 Ultramarine, Columbian Exposition cover,

F-VF, w/LR ccr, tied to cvr w/machine ccl 'CHICAGO,ILL./1893" w/7-bar killer. Cover has corner card "INTERNATIONAL/DRESS AND COSTUME CO./"THE BEAUTY SHOW"/MIDWAY PLAISANCE..../...WORLD'S FAIR, CHICAGO" in a parallelogram. Small label for addr to "DEMOCRAT/McPherson Kas" which is the Democrat-Opinion newspaper in McPherson, Kansas. Content is a typed letter requesting newspaper space for complimentary tickets to the Exposition. Cover opened on top & both sides and somewhat fragile, clean though lightly toned



185 CV

324 2 La. Purchase Exposition Issue on World's Fair cover,

flty (opened at R w/scissors which trimmed stamp on upper R side), addr, has Samuel Cupples Envelope Co. cachet of "FOUNDING OF ST. LOUIS 1784" caption, stamp tied to cvr w/duplex ccl. "MASON CITY/JUN/30/230PM/1904/ILL." Addr is in Fisk, Wis and receiving pmk on reverse is "FISK/JUL/2/1904/WIS." Cover inscribed in red at btm "WORLD'S FAIR ST. LOUIS, 1904".Beautiful multi-color cachet only by Cupples for the Exposition; not with standing the rough opening, cover in excellent condition



186 CV

C7 10 Dark Blue Map Issue on CAM-13 First Flight Cover,

F-VF, 1926 Philadelphia Sesquicentennial International Exposition w/correct FFC hand-stamp w/Liberty Bell, stamp tied to cover w/sesquicentennial machine ccl Type 3. Addr to "ARTHUR BARGER/BARGER BUILDING/FRAMINGHAM, MASS", a noted stamp dealer and supporter of the American Air Mail Society. Pmk is cds "PHILADELPHIA,PA./JUL6/10AM/1926" and Exposition slogan. Back stamp is cds "WASHINGTON, D.C./JUL6/130PM/926" and a 2nd "FRAMINGHAM/10AM/JUL7/1926/MASS." Cover is in excellent condition w/no noticeable cnr or edge wear, just (3) pencil notes on front. Very nice item



187 -

1886 Semi-Centennial Commencement Program of the Calliopean Society at Denison University,

small (3 x 4) heavy stock bi-fold program with (4) persons receiving degrees; Society was founded in 1819 at Yale College and began in 1836 at Denison which itself was founded in 1831. Some stains on front but does not detract from the sophistication of this little program.