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APS Summer Show Omaha, Nebraska


College Covers/Advertising
 
 
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Lot 421

United States, James Buchanan Exhibit, College Covers/Advertising, Slavery Advertising, green cameo Deupree & Fondren "Sell Slaves, Publicly and Privately" Richmond, Virginia, September 21, 1860, a rare advertising cover, Very Fine.
Estimate $700-900.
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$475
Lot 422

United States, James Buchanan Exhibit, College Covers/Advertising, University of North Carolina, all-over design with Chapel Hill CDS to Huntsville, North Carolina, Very Fine.
Estimate $550-700.
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$375
Lot 423

United States, James Buchanan Exhibit, College Covers/Advertising, University of Georgia, stampless blue cameo with Free handstamp and Athens, GA. Jul 28 (1858) cds, mailed to Howell Cobb in Washington, DC when Cobb was serving as Secretary of the Treasury in Buchanan's cabinet, piece of backflap missing, otherwise Very Fine.
Estimate $270-350.
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$170
Lot 424

United States, James Buchanan Exhibit, College Covers/Advertising, 4 Early Ad Covers, incl. cameo shield with flowers for Merchants Hotel in Philadelphia with Free Frank of William Bigler as Senator, Bigler also served as Governor of Pennsylvania, free handstamp in circle; purple Patterson and Lippincott of Philadelphia cameo; Charleston, SC cameo of Geo. W. Williams with Mar. 4 1861 cds, Lincoln's inauguration Day; Leopard Hotel, Lancaster, PA, Very Fine.
Estimate $180-220.
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$120
Lot 425

United States, James Buchanan Exhibit, College Covers/Advertising, Frankin & Marshall College, engraved red illustration of Gathean Literary Society Hall on yellow cover to Long Island, Dec. 29, 1859, Lancaster, PA. cds, stamp has torn lower left corner, otherwise Fine. Building is still in use today.
Estimate $180-270.
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$100








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