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Illustrated Postal Cover with Scarce Illustrated Embossed Image of Cigar Store Indian
3/5/2015 - American History: Timed Auction - ends 3/16
Illustrated postal cover from the 1870s, postmarked Utica, NY, and franked with the 3ct bank note issue. The cover has a scarce illustrated embossed cameo for Sherwood Memmens & Co. Domestic & Foreign Cigars & Tobacco Snuffs, with image of cigar store Indian. Very nice tobacco and cigar related advertising item.
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