Sale 3Completed: June 8, 2024

Spanish American War

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Lots 2050—2126

Flag Designs

  • Lot 2050

    Victory! Santiago, July 3d, '98, "Schley", patriotic design with Eagle and Flags on unsealed E.B. Read & Son printers ad cover bearing 1¢ Trans-Mississippi (285) tied by "Baltimore, Md." machine cancel to Pittsburg Pa., Very Fine and choice.

    Estimate  ◦ ◦ ◦ ◦ ◦  $150 - 200.

    Realized: $350

  • Lot 2051

    34-Star Waving Flag, patriotic design on cover with "Independent Press, Greene, Iowa" advertising collar bearing 2¢ carmine (220) tied by "Greene, Iowa, Mar 14, 1898" duplex to White Willow Ill.; reduced slightly at right, Very Fine and rare Spanish American War ad collar.

    Estimate  ◦ ◦ ◦ ◦ ◦  $100 - 150.

    Realized: $60

  • Lot 2052

    45-Star Waving Flag, large wavy flag patriotic design bearing 1¢, 2¢ Bureaus (279, 279B) and 2¢ Trans-Miss (286) tied by "St. Louis, Mo. Oct 29 '98" duplexes to Milan, Italy, marked due for double-rate with "T, 25 Centimes" due handstamp, Italy 50c postage due tied by Milan (11.10) cds; small stamp and cover flaws, F.-V.F. and colorful.

    Estimate  ◦ ◦ ◦ ◦ ◦  $100 - 150.

    Realized: $210

  • Lot 2053

    "Our Country" 45-Star Flag, embossed patriotic design on cover with blue "Fort Rodman, New Bedford, Mass." imprint to Malden Mass., blue "Soldier's Letter" handstamp, "New Bedford, Mass. Aug 19, 1898" flag machine cancel, precanceled 2¢ postage due, Very Fine.

    Estimate  ◦ ◦ ◦ ◦ ◦  $50 - 75.

    Realized: $40

  • Lot 2054

    45-Star Waving Flag, waving design on cover bearing 2¢ carmine (279B) tied by target cancel, matching "Tillen Ill. Nov 18, 1898" cds to Philadelphia Pa., F.-V.F.

    Estimate  ◦ ◦ ◦ ◦ ◦  $50 - 75.

    Realized: $35

  • Lot 2055

    45-Star Flag, patriotic design on cover soldier endorsed "Company C, First N.H. Volunteers, Lytle, Georgia" bearing 2¢ Trans-Mississippi (286) tied by "Chickamauga Natl. Park Ga. Jun 25 '98" military duplex to Concord N.H., Very Fine.

    Estimate  ◦ ◦ ◦ ◦ ◦  $50 - 75.

    The Chickamauga National Park military duplex was put into use on Jun. 17th 1898, this is an early use.

    Realized: $60

  • Lot 2056

    45-Star Waving Flag, patriotic design with "Long may it wave, O'er the land of the free, And home of the brave." imprint on cover to Orebro, Sweden bearing 5¢ dark blue (281) tied by "West Superior Wis. Feb 15, 1900" machine cancel, Orebro (3.4) arrival backstamp; senders name erased, edge tear at right, Very Fine.

    Estimate  ◦ ◦ ◦ ◦ ◦  $30 - 40.

    Realized: $45

  • Lot 2057

    45-Star Waving Flag and Sailor, patriotic design with ad design showing Sailor and Anchor on unsealed J.L. McCready & Co. cover bearing 1¢ green (279) tied by "Baltimore Md." machine cancel to Mt. Carmel Pa.; cover tear through flag, otherwise Very Fine and attractive design.

    Estimate  ◦ ◦ ◦ ◦ ◦  $75 - 100.

    Realized: $150

  • Lot 2058

    Five Hanging 45-Star American Flags, patriotic design on Reynolds-Easton Co. ad cover bearing 2¢ carmine (279B) tied by "Dayton, Ohio, Jul 13 '00" machine cancel to Phoenixville Pa.; flap missing, Very Fine, only recorded example by Diamond .

    Estimate  ◦ ◦ ◦ ◦ ◦  $200 - 300.

    Realized: $325

  • Lot 2059

    45-Star Flag, all-over design with "Chemung County Fair, September 5-9, 1898" imprint on cover bearing well centered 2¢ rose pink (279B) tied by "Elmira N.Y. Aug 15, 1898" flag machine cancel to Owego N.Y., Aug. 15th arrival backstamp; some adherence on back, Extremely Fine and choice.

    Estimate  ◦ ◦ ◦ ◦ ◦  $100 - 150.

    Realized: $80

  • Lot 2060

    45-Star Flag, overall patriotic design on 1899 cover from Mexico to Sweden bearing Mexico 1c-4c four-color franking tied by "Pue-Dax" (5.12) cds strikes on reverse, various backstamps including Puebla (5.12), "N.Y. Foreign Transit" (5.19) and Helsingborg (5.30) arrival cds; tiny edge tear, Very Fine and scarce use from Mexico.

    Estimate  ◦ ◦ ◦ ◦ ◦  $100 - 150.

    Realized: $120

  • Lot 2061

    45-Star Flag, overall flag patriotic design on 1898 cover from Luxembourg to U.S. Soldier of Co. M 32nd Michigan Vol. at Fernandina, Florida bearing Luxembourg 1c gray, 4c bister pair, 5c green, 10c red, each tied by "Esch-Sub-Alzette" (9.23) cds, forwarded to Camp Eaton and finally Detroit Mich., various transits; faults, F.-V.F. and rare inbound Spanish American War patriotic use to soldier.

    Estimate  ◦ ◦ ◦ ◦ ◦  $100 - 150.

    Realized: $110

  • Lot 2062

    45-Star Flag, overall flag patriotic design on 1898 cover bearing Netherlands 12½c gray tied by "Vlissingen, 26 Jun 98" cds, matching strike adjacent to Boston Mass., reverse with New York (7.7) and Boston Back Bay Station (7.8) machines; cover tear at right, otherwise Very Fine and scarce use from the Netherlands.

    Estimate  ◦ ◦ ◦ ◦ ◦  $100 - 150.

    Realized: $95

  • Lot 2063

    45-Star Flag, overall flag patriotic design on 1899 cover bearing St. Lucia, 2½d blue tied by "Casteries, St. Lucia, NO 23, 99" cds, matching strike adjacent to Dresden, Germany, forwarded to Weinbuhla, Dec. 8th arrival backstamp, Very Fine and scarce use from St. Lucia.

    Estimate  ◦ ◦ ◦ ◦ ◦  $75 - 100.

    Realized: $150

  • Lot 2064

    45-Star Flag, all-over design on cover bearing 2¢ pink (279Bg) cancel by four-rings duplexed with "Walthall, Okla. Sep 14, 1898" territorial cds to Roxbury, Kansas, forwarded to McPherson; lower left corner repair, 2¢ light creases, F.-V.F. appearance, a scarce Spanish-American War patriotic used from Oklahoma Territory .

    Estimate  ◦ ◦ ◦ ◦ ◦  $50 - 75.

    Realized: $95

  • Lot 2065

    45-Star Flag and Policeman, red and blue patriotic design on Albert F. Remy Co. cover bearing 2¢ Trans-Mississippi (286) tied by "Mansfield, Ohio, Aug 25, 1898" flag machine cancel to Upper Sandusky Ohio; couple opening tears, F.-V.F. and rare design.

    Estimate  ◦ ◦ ◦ ◦ ◦  $75 - 100.

    Realized: $160

  • Lot 2066

    (Foreign) Flags, group of three different flag patriotic designs used from Canada to the United States, first is overall 45-star design, second U.S. and G.B. crossed flags on The Arlington hotel cover and last is Anglo-Saxon Gloria Mondi design; mixed condition, Fine group.

    Estimate  ◦ ◦ ◦ ◦ ◦  $75 - 100.

    Realized: $160

  • Lot 2067

    "Old Glory" Flag and Lady Liberty, Canadian patriotic design bearing 2¢ Trans-Mississippi (286) tied by "Brooklyn, N.Y., Sta. G, Sep 30 '98" duplex to St. Louis Mo., Oct. 2nd "Received" machine backstamp, Very Fine and rare Canadian Spanish American War patriotic.

    Estimate  ◦ ◦ ◦ ◦ ◦  $200 - 300.

    Realized: $200

  • Lot 2068

    "Old Glory" 46-Star Flag and Lady Liberty, overall Canadian patriotic design on cover bearing Great Britain, 2½d purple on blue tied by "Ipswich, SP 30, 98" cds to Coldwater Mich.; Oct. 9th arrival backstamp; edge tear at right, otherwise Very Fine and scarce use from Great Britain.

    Estimate  ◦ ◦ ◦ ◦ ◦  $100 - 150.

    Realized: $160

  • Lot 2069

    American and French Crossed Flags, multicolor patriotic design on J.D. Valiquet ad cover bearing 2¢ rose carmine (279B) tied by "Lynn Mass. Jul 28, 1898" flag machine cancel to Boston Mass., Very Fine.

    Estimate  ◦ ◦ ◦ ◦ ◦  $75 - 100.

    Realized: $80

  • Lot 2070

    "Anchor Buggy Co." Flag, all-over patriotic design on cover bearing 2¢ pink (279Bc) tied by "Cincinnati, O. Sta. F, Jul 8 '98" duplex to Pittsburgh Pa., Jul. 9th arrival backstamp; some edge wear, Very Fine and rare.

    Estimate  ◦ ◦ ◦ ◦ ◦  $200 - 300.

    Realized: $325

  • Lot 2071

    "California Union" Flag, purple and gold leaf patriotic design from U.S. Volunteer Camp, San Francisco Cal. bearing 2¢ rose carmine (279Bc) tied by "San Francisco, Cala., Jun 23 '98" machine cancel to Huron S.D., purple "Chas. M. Daly Chaplain, 1st Reg't, South Dakota Inf., U.S.V." three-line handstamp; reduced at right, otherwise Very Fine and exceptionally rare design.

    Estimate  ◦ ◦ ◦ ◦ ◦  $150 - 200.

    Realized: $160

  • Lot 2072

    Draped Flags and Shield, patriotic design on cover with blind embossed "Georgia Music House, Macon, Ga" embossed advertising corner card bearing 1¢ green (279) pair tied by "Macon, Ga. Sep 26, 1898" flag machine cancel to Milwaukee Wisc.; light stains, otherwise Very Fine.

    Estimate  ◦ ◦ ◦ ◦ ◦  $100 - 150.

    Realized: $85

  • Lot 2073

    Flag, embossed red and blue design with gold leaf flagpole on cover bearing 2¢ Trans-Mississippi (286) tied by "Trenton N.J., Aug 9, 1898" flag machine cancel to local street address, Extremely Fine and choice.

    Estimate  ◦ ◦ ◦ ◦ ◦  $150 - 200.

    Realized: $110

  • Lot 2074

    Flag, patriotic design on United Workingmen's Boot & Shoe Mfg. Co. building ad cover bearing 2¢ rose carmine (279B) tied by "San Francisco, Cala. Sep 5 '98" machine cancel to Stockton Cal., Very Fine.

    Estimate  ◦ ◦ ◦ ◦ ◦  $100 - 150.

    Realized: $100

  • Lot 2075

    Flag, patriotic design on 1898 registered cover from Long Island to Canada bearing 10¢ Trans-Mississippi (290) canceled by cork, Montreal (8.19) arrival backstamp, Very Fine.

    Estimate  ◦ ◦ ◦ ◦ ◦  $100 - 150.

    Realized: $75

  • Lot 2076

    Flag and "Fort Brown", patriotic design on cover bearing 2¢ Trans-Mississippi (286) tied by bold "Mount Pleasant, Iowa, Jun 16 '99" duplex to Philadelphia Pa., Extremely Fine and choice.

    Estimate  ◦ ◦ ◦ ◦ ◦  $200 - 300.

    Realized: $220

  • Lot 2077

    Flag and Soldier with Rifle, vivid design on bright cover bearing 2¢ pink (279B) tied by "San Francisco, Cala. Oct 29 '98" machine cancel to Downieville Cal.; reduced slightly at right, Very Fine.

    Estimate  ◦ ◦ ◦ ◦ ◦  $100 - 150.

    Realized: $150

  • Lot 2078

    Flag and Star, patriotic design with printed "Co. B, 4th Virginia in camp at Savannah, Ga." imprint on cover bearing 2¢ carmine (279B) tied by "Savannah Ga. Nov 29, 1898" flag machine cancel to Norfolk Va., Nov. 30th arrival backstamp, Very Fine and attractive design.

    Estimate  ◦ ◦ ◦ ◦ ◦  $150 - 200.

    Realized: $160

  • Lot 2079

    Flag Banner and Anchor, multicolor design with gold leaf on cover bearing 2¢ rose carmine (279Bc) tied by "Newark N.J. Sep 7, 1898" machine cancel to Somerville Mass.; reduced slightly at right, Very Fine and choice.

    Estimate  ◦ ◦ ◦ ◦ ◦  $200 - 300.

    Realized: $210

  • Lot 2080

    Flag inset with U.S.S. Maine Cameo, patriotic design on cover bearing 2¢ rose carmine (279B) tied by "Baltimore Md. Jul 25 '98" machine cancel to Louisville Ky.

    Estimate  ◦ ◦ ◦ ◦ ◦  $150 - 200.

    Realized: $120

  • Lot 2081

    Flag with "Our Flag Waves Everywhere" Banner, patriotic design on Cal. Hirsch & Sons Iron & Rail Co. ad cover bearing 2¢ rose carmine (279B) tied by "St. Louis, Mo. Nov 27 '98" machine cancel to Southington Conn, Very Fine.

    Estimate  ◦ ◦ ◦ ◦ ◦  $100 - 150.

    Realized: $70

  • Lot 2082

    Flag with Admiral Dewey and USS Maine, patriotic design on 1898 cover bearing 1¢ blue (247) and 2¢ carmine (220) pair , tied by "Los Angeles, Cal. May 23 '98" duplex strikes to Switzerland , reverse with New York (5.29) transit and Neuchatel (6.10) arrival cds; 2¢ pair faulty with restored nick, Very Fine appearance.

    Estimate  ◦ ◦ ◦ ◦ ◦  $100 - 150.

    Realized: $210

  • Lot 2083

    Flag inset with Dewey and U.S.S. Maine Vignettes, patriotic design on cover bearing 2¢ rose carmine (279B) tied by "El Paso, Tex. Aug 26 '98" duplex to San Francisco Cal., Very Fine.

    Estimate  ◦ ◦ ◦ ◦ ◦  $150 - 200.

    Realized: $130

  • Lot 2084

    Flag with "Remember the Maine" Imprint, patriotic design on illustrated Tettenborn & Co. range ad cover bearing 2¢ Trans-Mississippi (286) tied by "Cincinnati O. Oct 11, 1898" flag machine cancel to Southington Conn., Oct. 13th arrival backstamp, Extremely Fine and choice.

    Estimate  ◦ ◦ ◦ ◦ ◦  $200 - 300.

    Realized: $210

  • Lot 2085

    Flag with Nail Flagstaff "A Good Combination", patriotic design on Oliver Wire Co. 2¢ green entire canceled by "Pittsburg, Pa. Aug. 18th '98" duplex to Philadelphia Pa.; light crease, F.-V.F.

    Estimate  ◦ ◦ ◦ ◦ ◦  $50 - 75.

    Realized: $40

  • Lot 2086

    Flag with Tornado, patriotic design with "Co C, 21st Kan Vol." imprint and "Chickamauga Ga." embellishment on soldier's letter with "Lytle, Ga. Jun 23 '98" military cds to Wichita, Kansas, endorsed "Soldiers Letter" and purple "Soldiers' Letter, From / Camp Thomas, Lytle Ga., P.O., Due 2 Cents" three-line handstamp; edge wear and flaws, Fine and rare design.

    Estimate  ◦ ◦ ◦ ◦ ◦  $150 - 200.

    Realized: $160

  • Lot 2087

    Flag, Rifles and Drum - Kyle Institute, patriotic design on cover bearing 2¢ rose carmine (279Bc) tied by "Flushing N.Y. Sep 30, 98" duplex to Albany N.Y., Very Fine.

    Estimate  ◦ ◦ ◦ ◦ ◦  $50 - 75.

    Realized: $40

  • Lot 2088

    Flags, red and blue patriotic design on cover bearing 2¢ Trans-Mississippi (286) tied by indistinct third-class ovals to Hon. Russell A. Alger, Secretary of War, Washington D.C. ; some flap adherence, Extremely Fine.

    Estimate  ◦ ◦ ◦ ◦ ◦  $150 - 200.

    Realized: $120

  • Lot 2089

    Four Crossed Flags, patriotic design on cover bearing 2¢ carmine (279B) tied by "Harrisburg, Pa. Sep 19, 1898" machine cancel to Coshocton Oh.; no flap, light wear, F.-V.F. and unusual design.

    Estimate  ◦ ◦ ◦ ◦ ◦  $75 - 100.

    Realized: $80

  • Lot 2090

    Crossed American Flags, patriotic design on 2¢ green entire with illustrated John Deere Plow Co. ad canceled by "Denver, Col. Apr 7 '98" machine cancel to Kenosha Wisc.; small tear at right, Very Fine.

    Estimate  ◦ ◦ ◦ ◦ ◦  $50 - 75.

    Realized: $100

  • Lot 2091

    Flags - American, Porto Rico, Cuba and Philippines, patriotic design on flap of cover bearing 2¢ rose carmine (279Bc) tied by "New York, G, Mar 6, 99" duplex to Chatham N.Y., Mar. 7th arrival backstamp, Very Fine and scarce design.

    Estimate  ◦ ◦ ◦ ◦ ◦  $75 - 100.

    Realized: $85

  • Lot 2092

    "Old Glory" Badges, patriotic flag pin advertising design of The Pocket Folding Flag Co. on cover bearing 2¢ pink (279Bg) tied by "Malden Mass. Jul 1, 1898" waving flag machine cancel to Boston Mass., Jul. 1st machine receiving backstamp; couple mounting stains on reverse, fresh and Very Fine.

    Estimate  ◦ ◦ ◦ ◦ ◦  $50 - 75.

    Realized: $50

  • Lot 2093

    The Pansy Society of America Flag, black patriotic design on cover bearing 2¢ carmine (220) tied by "Canton S.Dak., Aug 27, 1892" duplex to Springtown Va., Very Fine.

    Estimate  ◦ ◦ ◦ ◦ ◦  $100 - 150.

    Realized: $120

  • Lot 2094

    Waving Flag, patriotic design on cover bearing 1¢, 4¢ Columbians (230, 233) and 1¢, 4¢ Trans-Mississippi (285, 287) four-color franking tied by purple "Dubuque, Iowa., Registered, Sep 6, Reg. No." four-line postmark to East Dubuque Ill., fresh and Very Fine.

    Estimate  ◦ ◦ ◦ ◦ ◦  $200 - 300.

    Realized: $170

  • Lot 2095

    (Foreign) Waving Flag, red and blue patriotic design on cover bearing Nicaragua, 1c brown, 4c red and 5c olive green , tied by purple "Correos de Nicaragua, Bluefields, Jan 2, 1899" duplex with star cancels to Chicago Ill., Very Fine and rare Spanish American patriotic use from Nicaragua.

    Estimate  ◦ ◦ ◦ ◦ ◦  $150 - 200.

    Realized: $100

  • Lot 2096

    Waving Flag, Army and Navy YMCA envelope with "M.D. King, Co 'H' 27th Infantry Manila P.I." endorsement bearing Malta 2½d blue tied by "Malta" 1902 cds to King Ferry N.Y., reverse with New York (2.26) machine and King Ferry (2.27) arrival cds; reduced slightly at right and some wrinkling, F.-V.F.

    Estimate  ◦ ◦ ◦ ◦ ◦  $150 - 200.

    Realized: $95

  • Lot 2097

    Waving Flag, patriotic design on 1900 cover bearing Germany, 10pf red tied by "Leipzig, 16.1 00" cds, fresh and Very Fine.

    Estimate  ◦ ◦ ◦ ◦ ◦  $100 - 150.

    Realized: $100

  • Lot 2098

    Waving Flag, patriotic design on U.S. Post Office Putnam, Conn. illustrated building ad cover bearing 1¢ Trans-Mississippi (285) tied by "Putnam, Conn. Jun 22 '98" cds to local address, Very Fine and rare Post Office Spanish America War patriotic.

    Estimate  ◦ ◦ ◦ ◦ ◦  $75 - 100.

    Realized: $90

  • Lot 2099

    Waving Flag, red and blue patriotic design with " Camp Poland, U.S. Volunteer Infantry, Knoxville, Tenn. " imprint bearing 1¢ green (285) plate number 591 and imprint pair canceled by partial targets, matching "Mooresburg Tenn., Nov 5, 189" cds to Chicago Ill., Nov. 6th machine arrival backstamp, Very Fine.

    Estimate  ◦ ◦ ◦ ◦ ◦  $75 - 100.

    Realized: $80

  • Lot 2100

    "One Country - One Flag", flag patriotic design on The New Era ad cover bearing 2¢ pink (279B) tied by cork cancel, partial "Riverton N.J., May 14, 1898" cds to Mt. Holly N.J.; small opening tear at top, otherwise Very Fine.

    Estimate  ◦ ◦ ◦ ◦ ◦  $75 - 100.

    Realized: $60

  • Lot 2101

    Waving Flag - Volunteers Wanted, two different patriotic design on cover, one bearing 1¢ green (279) tied by "Chicago Ill." flag machine cancel to Canada at 1¢ printed matter rate, second with 2¢ rose carmine (279Bc) tied by "Chicago, Ill. May 12, 1898" flag machine cancel to New York City, Very Fine pair.

    Estimate  ◦ ◦ ◦ ◦ ◦  $75 - 100.

    Realized: $80

  • Lot 2102

    Waving Flag "1st Ala. Volunteers, Co. E", patriotic design and imprint endorsed "W.T. Ballew, Decatur Ala." on cover bearing 2¢ rose carmine (279Bc) tied by "Decatur Ala. Oct 1, 1898" cds to Providence R.I., Very Fine.

    Estimate  ◦ ◦ ◦ ◦ ◦  $50 - 75.

    Realized: $40

  • Lot 2103

    Waving Flag "The American Instrument", red and blue design on S.S. Stewart Banjo advertising cover bearing 2¢ red (279B) tied by "Philadelphia, Penn. Nov 1 '98" machine cancel to Milwaukee Wisc., Very Fine.

    Estimate  ◦ ◦ ◦ ◦ ◦  $30 - 40.

    Realized: $40

  • Lot 2104

    Waving Flag and Star Border, patriotic flag design on cover bearing 2¢ carmine (279B) tied by "Springfield, Ill. Apr 23 '97" machine cancel to Metropolis Ill., Very Fine.

    Estimate  ◦ ◦ ◦ ◦ ◦  $75 - 100.

    Realized: $60

  • Lot 2105

    Waving Flag "Long May it Wave", patriotic design soldier endorsed "W.C. Pawley, Battery C, G.V.L.A., Camp Thomas, Lytle Ga." on cover bearing 1¢ Trans-Mississippi (285), two singles, tied by partial Lytle Ga. duplex strikes to Newark N.Y., Jul. 7th 1898 arrival backstamp, Very Fine.

    Estimate  ◦ ◦ ◦ ◦ ◦  $150 - 200.

    Realized: $110

  • Lot 2106

    American and British Flags, cross flag patriotic design of the Canadian Office of the Union Patent Investment Co. bearing Canada 2¢ red tied by "Brantford, Ont., Canada, SP 27, 01" duplex to Columbus Ind., Sep. 29th arrival backstamp; opening tears, F.-V.F.

    Estimate  ◦ ◦ ◦ ◦ ◦  $50 - 75.

    Realized: $50

  • Lot 2107

    Anglo Saxon Alliance, patriotic design with "Territorial Annexation Hawaiian and Spanish Conquests" imprint on cover bearing 2¢ rose carmine (279Bc) tied by "San Francisco, Cala. Jul 7 '98" machine cancel to Huron S.D., forwarded to William Lake; some paper loss on reverse, Very Fine and scarce Spanish American War patriotic design.

    Estimate  ◦ ◦ ◦ ◦ ◦  $100 - 150.

    Realized: $210

  • Lot 2108

    American-Great Britain Combination Flag - "The Flag of the Future", multicolor patriotic design on flap of cover bearing 2¢ rose carmine (279Bc) tied by "Perth Amboy, N.J. 27 Apr 99" duplex to New York City; part of bottom flap missing, otherwise Very Fine and only recorded example of this patriotic design.

    Estimate  ◦ ◦ ◦ ◦ ◦  $75 - 100.

    Realized: $85

  • Lot 2109

    American and Cuban Crossed Flags, patriotic design on cover bearing 2¢ Trans-Mississippi (286) tied by "Detroit, Mich. Jul 20, 1898" machine cancel to local street address; reduced at left, 2¢ small flaws from edge placement, F.-V.F.

    Estimate  ◦ ◦ ◦ ◦ ◦  $50 - 75.
  • Lot 2110

    American and Cuban Flag Bowtie, patriotic design on St. Ignace Enterprise cover bearing 2¢ pink (279B) tied by "Saint Ignace, Mich. Jun 19, 1898" cds to Chicago Ill., Jun. 10th arrival backstamp, fresh and Very Fine.

    Estimate  ◦ ◦ ◦ ◦ ◦  $50 - 75.

    Realized: $60

  • Lot 2111

    American and Cuban Flags, cross flag patriotic design on illustrated Windsor Hotel building ad cover bearing 2¢ rose carmine (279B) tied by "Jacksonville, Fla. Aug 10 '98" machine cancel to Detroit Mich., Aug. 12th arrival backstamp, Very Fine and rare hotel Spanish American War patriotic.

    Estimate  ◦ ◦ ◦ ◦ ◦  $200 - 300.

    Realized: $160

  • Lot 2112

    American and Cuban Flags, U.S. flag on front, Cuban on reverse, on cover bearing 2¢ carmine (279Bc) tied by "Lehigh N.Y. Jun 18, 1902" duplex to Utica N.Y., Very Fine.

    Estimate  ◦ ◦ ◦ ◦ ◦  $150 - 200.
  • Lot 2113

    American and Cuban Flags, patriotic design on Brokaw Music Pub Co. ad cover bearing 2¢ Trans-Mississippi (286) tied by "St. Joseph, Mo. Aug 9 '98" machine cancel to Milwaukee Wisc., Very Fine.

    Estimate  ◦ ◦ ◦ ◦ ◦  $150 - 200.

    Realized: $150

  • Lot 2114

    American and Cuban Flags with Red Cross, patriotic design with "For Cuba and Humanity" imprint on cover bearing 2¢ pink (279Bc) tied by bold "Chicago Ill. May 14, 1898" waving flag machine cancel to Muscatine Iowa, Chapin's Old Book House corner card, Very Fine and choice, a rare Spanish American War patriotic design.

    Estimate  ◦ ◦ ◦ ◦ ◦  $100 - 150.

    Realized: $170

  • Lot 2115

    American and Cuban Cross Flags, patriotic design with "Volunteers Wanted for "Our War with Spain for Cuba's Freedom"" imprint on cover bearing 1¢ green (279) tied by "Chicago Ill. May 14, 1898" flag machine cancel to Norwood, Canada , Very Fine.

    Estimate  ◦ ◦ ◦ ◦ ◦  $100 - 150.

    Realized: $130

  • Lot 2116

    American and Cuban Flags, red and blue patriotic design on homemade wrapper envelope bearing 2¢ rose carmine (279Bc) strip of three tied by cork cancels, matching "Cazenovia N.Y., Aug 16, 1898" cds to Gilsum N.H.; some minor wrapper creasing and stamp flaws, Very Fine and unique Spanish American War design.

    Estimate  ◦ ◦ ◦ ◦ ◦  $100 - 150.

    Realized: $80

  • Lot 2117

    American and Cuban Flags, patriotic design on cover bearing three 2¢ carmine (279B) singles tied by "Ohio, Feb 3, 99" duplex strikes to Zurich, Switzerland , Nov. 17th arrival backstamp; bottom stamp faulty, F.-V.F. and scarce Spanish American War design.

    Estimate  ◦ ◦ ◦ ◦ ◦  $50 - 75.
  • Lot 2118

    American and Cuban Flags, red and blue patriotic design on Standard Printing Co. advertising cover bearing 2¢ rose carmine (279Bc) tied by "Pittsburg, Pa. Sta. A, Aug 1, 98" duplex to New Oxford Pa., flap with American flag sticker, Very Fine.

    Estimate  ◦ ◦ ◦ ◦ ◦  $50 - 75.

    Realized: $35

  • Lot 2119

    American and Cuban Revolutionary Flags, crossed flag design on cover bearing 2¢ rose carmine (279Bc) tied by "Knoxville, Tenn. Sep 25 '97" machine cancel to Frankfort Ky.; 2¢ corner faulty from edge placement, otherwise Very Fine and rare pre-war patriotic design.

    Estimate  ◦ ◦ ◦ ◦ ◦  $150 - 200.

    Realized: $110

  • Lot 2120

    "Cuba" Flag, all-over patriotic design on cover bearing 2¢ carmine (279Bc) tied by "Chickamauga Natl. Park Ga., Jul 19 '98" military duplex to Laconia N.H., Jul. 21st arrival backstamp, Very Fine and scarce Spanish American War design.

    Estimate  ◦ ◦ ◦ ◦ ◦  $200 - 300.

    Realized: $1200

  • Lot 2121

    Cuban Estrella Solitaria Flag, all-over flag design on cover bearing 2¢ pink (279Bc) tied by oval duplexed with "Newtonville, Mass. West Newton Sta., Jun 29, 1898" cds to New Boston N.H., "Winthrop B. Jones, Boston" imprint on flap, Very Fine.

    Estimate  ◦ ◦ ◦ ◦ ◦  $75 - 100.

    Realized: $85

  • Lot 2122

    (Home Made) Cuban Estrella Solitaria Flag, hand-made patriotic with flag tied to cover bearing 2¢ rose carmine (279Bc) tied by circular cork ring cancel duplexed with "Hinsdale N.H., Aug 30, 1898" cds to local; some toning, Fine and unique.

    Estimate  ◦ ◦ ◦ ◦ ◦  $50 - 75.

    Realized: $40

  • Lot 2123

    Cuban Estrella Solitaria Flag, overall patriotic design on cover bearing 2¢ red (279B), some perfs torn away, tied by "Chickamauga Natl Park Ga., Aug 15 '98" duplex to Lumberville Pa.; couple small edge tears, F.-V.F.

    Estimate  ◦ ◦ ◦ ◦ ◦  $50 - 75.

    Realized: $110

  • Lot 2124

    "Remember the Maine" Cuban Flag, overall patriotic design on cover bearing 2¢ rose carmine (279B) tied by "Harrisburg, Pa. Aug 31, 1898" machine cancel to Elmira Pa., Sep. 1st arrival backstamp, Very Fine.

    Estimate  ◦ ◦ ◦ ◦ ◦  $150 - 200.

    Realized: $350

  • Lot 2125

    "Remember the Maine" Cuban Flag, patriotic design on cover bearing 2¢ rose carmine (279B) tied by "New Rochelle, N.Y. Jul 19 '98" duplex to Utica N.Y.; reduced at left, Very Fine.

    Estimate  ◦ ◦ ◦ ◦ ◦  $100 - 150.

    Realized: $250

  • Lot 2126

    Cuban Flag, patriotic design on Fox & Fox glass company ad cover bearing 2¢ rose carmine (279B) tied by "Chicago Ill. Oct 3, 1898" flag machine cancel to Dubuque, Iowa, Oct. 4th machine arrival backstamp, Very Fine and attractive.

    Estimate  ◦ ◦ ◦ ◦ ◦  $150 - 200.

    Realized: $110