Sale 3Completed: June 8, 2024

Spanish American War

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Lots 2176—2202

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  • Lot 2176

    American Leaders, all-over patriotic design showing McKinley, Gen. Miles, Adm. Dewey etc., on California Bottling Co. cover bearing 2¢ carmine (279B) tied by oval cancel, partial San Francisco machine cancel misaligned to local address, reverse with red ad text for Wieland's Extra Pale Lager, Very Fine.

    Estimate  ◦ ◦ ◦ ◦ ◦  $200 - 300.

    Realized: $180

  • Lot 2177

    "Men of the Hour", wonderful portrait patriotic design on cover bearing 2¢ rose carmine (279Bc) tied by "San Francisco Cala. Sep 9 '98" Barry machine cancel to local address, Lebenbaum & Co. grocer ad on reverse, Very Fine and desirable Spanish American War design.

    Estimate  ◦ ◦ ◦ ◦ ◦  $200 - 300.

    Realized: $400

  • Lot 2178

    Admiral George Dewey, patriotic design with portrait and cross flags on unsealed cover bearing 1¢ dark green (279) tied by cork cancel duplexed with "Baldwinville N.Y., May 11, 1899" cds to Mt. Pleasant, Iowa, Very Fine.

    Estimate  ◦ ◦ ◦ ◦ ◦  $200 - 300.

    Realized: $150

  • Lot 2179

    "Dewey, Remembered the Maine", patriotic design showing Dewey and Flags on The Evening News ad cover bearing 1¢ dark green (279) tied by "Detroit, Mich. 1898" machine cancel to Schoolcraft Mich.; no flap, May 24th arrival backstamp, Very Fine and scarce design.

    Estimate  ◦ ◦ ◦ ◦ ◦  $150 - 200.

    Realized: $110

  • Lot 2180

    Admiral George Dewey, patriotic design with portrait and flag on Tolerton & Stetson Co. grocers ad cover bearing 2¢ pink (279B) tied by "Sioux City, Ia., Jun 16 '98" machine cancel to Richmond Va., Very Fine.

    Estimate  ◦ ◦ ◦ ◦ ◦  $150 - 200.

    Realized: $300

  • Lot 2181

    Admiral George Dewey, dark blue patriotic design with "Brooklyn Daily Eagle Headquarters, U.S. Transport Sheridan, Bound for Manila, via Suez Canal" buff cover bearing Egypt, 1p blue tied by "Port Said, 26 III 99" cds to Norristown Pa., reverse with New York (4.1) machine transit and Norristown (4.2) arrival cds; reduced at right, Very Fine.

    Estimate  ◦ ◦ ◦ ◦ ◦  $150 - 200.

    Realized: $425

  • Lot 2182

    Admiral George Dewey, blue portrait and flag patriotic design on unsealed The Dewey Ice Company cover bearing 1¢ green (279) tied by "Cincinnati, Ohio" oval to local address; some wear, F.-V.F.

    Estimate  ◦ ◦ ◦ ◦ ◦  $100 - 150.

    Realized: $250

  • Lot 2183

    Admiral George Dewey, portrait and flag patriotic design for "Dewey Days at Wanamakers" ad cover bearing 2¢ carmine (279B) tied by "New York, N.Y., Sep 29, 1899" flag machine cancel to local address, Very Fine and scarce design.

    Estimate  ◦ ◦ ◦ ◦ ◦  $100 - 150.

    Realized: $650

  • Lot 2184

    Rear Admiral George Dewey, portrait design on cover bearing 2¢ battleship revenue stamp, torn, tied by "Chicago, Ill., Armour Sta., Jan 22 '99" duplex on locally addressed cover; reduced slightly at left, Very Fine and scarce design.

    Estimate  ◦ ◦ ◦ ◦ ◦  $100 - 150.

    Realized: $250

  • Lot 2185

    Admiral George Dewey, portrait patriotic design on cover bearing 1¢ Trans-Mississippi (285) pair tied by "Jersey city, N.J., Sep 14, 1898" flag machine cancel to New York City; light overall toning, F.-V.F.

    Estimate  ◦ ◦ ◦ ◦ ◦  $100 - 150.

    Realized: $80

  • Lot 2186

    Rear Admiral George Dewey, overall design showing Dewey portrait and Naval battleship on Small Business and Storekeeper's Anti-Trust Leagues of Illinois cover bearing 1¢ green (279) pair , corner tear, tied by bold "Chicago Ill. Apr 23, 1900" flag machine cancel to local Chicago street address; top left restored corner, tiny edge tears, Very Fine appearance and rare patriotic design.

    Estimate  ◦ ◦ ◦ ◦ ◦  $100 - 150.

    Realized: $300

  • Lot 2187

    Welcome Home Dewey! Dewey portrait ad on Ross & Hamilton Publishers cover bearing 2¢ red (279B) tied by "New York, N.Y. Jun. 3, 1899" machine cancel to Waterville Me.; reduced slightly at right, Very Fine.

    Estimate  ◦ ◦ ◦ ◦ ◦  $75 - 100.

    Realized: $110

  • Lot 2188

    Admiral George Dewey, green patriotic design showing Dewey vignette for third-class matter imitation stamp on William S. Reeve corner card cover bearing 1¢ dark green (279B) tied by "Chicago Ill. Apr 1899" flag machine cancel to Hoboken N.J., Very Fine.

    Estimate  ◦ ◦ ◦ ◦ ◦  $75 - 100.

    Realized: $85

  • Lot 2189

    Admiral George Dewey - The Hero of Manila Bay, multicolor patriotic design showing fleet on Dewey and Soldiers & Sailor Reunion, Columbus Ohio cover bearing 2¢ red (279B) tied by "Columbus, Ohio, May 17, 1900" machine cancel to Painesville, Ohio; reduced at right slightly affecting 2¢, F.-V.F. and attractive patriotic design.

    Estimate  ◦ ◦ ◦ ◦ ◦  $150 - 200.

    Realized: $2400

  • Lot 2190

    The Dewey Cannon, patriotic design on Village of Three Oaks, Mich. cover bearing 2¢ red (279B) and 10¢ Special Delivery tied by bold "Three Oaks, Mich. Jun 9, 1900" duplex to New York N.Y., reverse with "Notice, A Special Delivery Stamp affixed to any article of mail matter is intended only to secure immediate delivery…" affixed, Very Fine.

    Estimate  ◦ ◦ ◦ ◦ ◦  $75 - 100.

    Realized: $90

  • Lot 2191

    (Admiral George Dewey) Manila Rye, flag and Dewey portrait on reverse design for Manila Rye on L.A. Rhomberg & Son Liquor Dealers advertising cover bearing 2¢ rose carmine (279Bc) tied by "Dubuque, Iowa. Nov 15, 1898" machine cancel to local address; stain bottom right, flap tear, F.-V.F.

    Estimate  ◦ ◦ ◦ ◦ ◦  $50 - 75.

    Realized: $60

  • Lot 2192

    "The Hero of Santiago, Lieut. Hobson", portrait design surrounded by draped flags and eagle, on The Envelope New ad cover bearing 2¢ Trans-Mississippi (286) tied by "Detroit, Mich. Aug 23 '98" duplex to Pueblo, Col.; reduced slightly at right, Very Fine.

    Estimate  ◦ ◦ ◦ ◦ ◦  $200 - 300.

    Realized: $1100

  • Lot 2193

    Lieutenant R.P. Hobson, portrait design on cover bearing 2¢ red (279B) tied by "New York N.Y., Nov 15, 1898" Station L flag machine cancel to Pittsburgh Pa.; top edge tear and some flap missing, F.-V.F. and scarce.

    Estimate  ◦ ◦ ◦ ◦ ◦  $50 - 75.

    Realized: $40

  • Lot 2194

    Luther C. Ladd Civil War Hero "All Hail to the Stars and Stripes", flag and portrait design with "Sixth Regiment Mass. Volunteer Militia" imprint on cover bearing 2¢ carmine (279Bc) tied by "Washington D.C. Feb 2, 1900" machine cancel to Pontiac Ill., Feb. 4th arrival backstamp, Very Fine.

    Estimate  ◦ ◦ ◦ ◦ ◦  $150 - 200.

    Realized: $180

  • Lot 2195

    Fitzhugh Lee, portrait patriotic design on Rost Printing ad cover bearing 4¢ Bureau tied by "New York, May 24, 1900" duplex to Milwaukee Wisc.; reduced slightly at right with minor corner tear, Very Fine and rare Fitzburgh Lee design.

    Estimate  ◦ ◦ ◦ ◦ ◦  $200 - 300.

    Realized: $220

  • Lot 2196

    "Cuba's Struggle against Spain", illustrated design showing Wainwright, Roosevelt, Wheeler and Lee, on cover bearing 1¢ green (279) tied by "New York, N.Y., Madison Sq. Sta., Jul '99" to Newark Valley N.Y.; reduced slightly at right, Very Fine.

    Estimate  ◦ ◦ ◦ ◦ ◦  $150 - 200.

    Realized: $160

  • Lot 2197

    Colonel Roosevelt, portrait and eagle patriotic design on H.A. Rost Printing and Publishing Co. cover bearing 4¢ brown (269) tied by "New York, PO" oval cancel to local New York City street address, New york Jan. 10th 1868 machine cancel; cover tear and crease, F.-V.F., a scarce design.

    Estimate  ◦ ◦ ◦ ◦ ◦  $100 - 150.

    Realized: $160

  • Lot 2198

    Admiral William T. Sampson, portrait and Indian vignette patriotic design of Ingersoll & Co. on cover bearing 2¢ red (279B) tied by "Chicago Ill., Apr 3, 1899" flag machine cancel to San Francisco Cal., Very Fine and scarce design.

    Estimate  ◦ ◦ ◦ ◦ ◦  $100 - 150.

    Realized: $80

  • Lot 2199

    Winfield Scott Schley, patriotic design with portrait and cross flags on unsealed cover bearing 1¢ dark green (279) tied by cork cancel duplexed with "Baldwinsville N.Y., May 11, 1899" cds to Mt. Pleasant, Iowa, Extremely Fine and choice.

    Estimate  ◦ ◦ ◦ ◦ ◦  $200 - 300.

    Winfield Scott Schley (1839-1911) was a rear admiral in the United States Navy and the hero of the Battle of Santiago de Cuba during the Spanish-American War.

    Realized: $160

  • Lot 2200

    Rear Admiral Schley, blue patriotic design for Schley Home Fund on 2¢ pink entire canceled by "Washington D.C. Feb 6, 1900" machine cancel to local address; "Station G Received" machine backstamp, Very Fine and scarce design.

    Estimate  ◦ ◦ ◦ ◦ ◦  $100 - 150.

    Realized: $95

  • Lot 2201

    General Shafter, portrait with Lady Liberty patriotic design on cover bearing 2¢ red (279B) tied by "Harrisburg, Pa. Sep 12, 1898" machine cancel to Coshocton Ohio; reduced at right, F.-V.F.

    Estimate  ◦ ◦ ◦ ◦ ◦  $75 - 100.
  • Lot 2202

    Capt Sigsbee and Lt. Hobson Spoons, patriotic design with additional flag sticker affixed on cover bearing 2¢ Trans-Mississippi (286) tied by "Providence R.I. Aug 23, 1898" machine cancel to London, Canada , Very Fine, ex-E.E. Puls .

    Estimate  ◦ ◦ ◦ ◦ ◦  $50 - 75.

    Realized: $60