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Elling & Buford Corner Cover Collection1150 - Elling & Buford Corner Cover Collection
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7 total. Two territorial. All Virginia City. Three are returned as undelivered. City: Virginia City State: Montana Date: 1884-1904 ID: 37062
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Estimates : 50.00 - 120.00
Sold to f********f.. for (30.00 + 6.90) x 1 = 36.90
 
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Large Lot of Territorial Virginia City Covers1151 - Large Lot of Territorial Virginia City Covers
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Lot of nine. All different in some way! Please inspect!!! City: Virginia City State: Montana Date: c1865 - 1885 ID: 36741
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Estimates : 200.00 - 500.00
Sold to f********f.. for (75.00 + 17.25) x 1 = 92.25
 
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Large Lot of Virginia City Advertising Covers1152 - Large Lot of Virginia City Advertising Covers
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Twenty-three total. Some duplicate companies, but all different. Fabulous SR Buford Grape Creek Hand Made Sour Mash Bourbon, pictorial Genuine Durham
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Estimates : 100.00 - 400.00
Sold to f********f.. for (190.00 + 43.70) x 1 = 233.70
 
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Nice Example of a Virginia City, Madison, Montano Territorial Cover1153 - Nice Example of a Virginia City, Madison, Montano Territorial Cover
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August 31st. Type 4. very good CDS. Notation by previous owner in pen on reverse. City: Virginia City State: Montana Date: c1865 ID: 36744
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Estimates : 50.00 - 150.00
Sold to f********f.. for (25.00 + 5.75) x 1 = 30.75
 
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Remainder of Virginia City Territorial Covers1154 - Remainder of Virginia City Territorial Covers
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Lot of 7. 1) 1884 larger circle, unlisted in Shellen & Dunn. 2) Type 11 to Perry Carnahan. Written is "advertised & unclaimed.". 3...
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Estimates : 150.00 - 450.00
Sold to f********f.. for (50.00 + 11.50) x 1 = 61.50
 
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Three Nice Virginia City, Madison Covers1155 - Three Nice Virginia City, Madison Covers
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1) Double ring, double circle postal card from Raymond, Harrington & Company bankers. 2) 1887 double ring Virginia City on back. Nice double rin...
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Estimates : 100.00 - 150.00
Sold to f********f.. for (50.00 + 11.50) x 1 = 61.50
 
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Virginia City, Idaho Territory Manuscript Cancel1156 - Virginia City, Idaho Territory Manuscript Cancel
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Dated May 6, 1864. There is a stamp that says 'Jun 6.' The date it was received? Very fancy writing! City: Virginia City State: Montana D...
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Estimates : 300.00 - 600.00
Sold to p*********3 for (400.00 + 92.00) x 1 = 492.00
 
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Virginia City, Madison Advertising Territorial Cover1157 - Virginia City, Madison Advertising Territorial Cover
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Although this is a common cancel, this is still a great piece as the strike is very strong and the corner advertising is for Henry Elling, Banker. Hen
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Estimates : 50.00 - 75.00
Sold to f********f.. for (20.00 + 4.60) x 1 = 24.60
 
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Virginia City, Madison Cover Collection1158 - Virginia City, Madison Cover Collection
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Earliest is a c1866 Virginia City, Montano cover. Nine total. Five territorial. Other dates: 1870's, 1881, 1884, 1888, 1889, 1893, 1903, 1909. ...
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Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to f********f.. for (40.00 + 9.20) x 1 = 49.20
 
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Washington Bar Territorial Pair1159 - Washington Bar Territorial Pair
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1) Unlisted manuscript. 2) CDS with the day '29' entered in ink. Nice pairing! Only three total listed in Shellen & Dunn census. City: ...
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Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to f********f.. for (160.00 + 36.80) x 1 = 196.80
 
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Washington Bar, Madison Territorial Pair1160 - Washington Bar, Madison Territorial Pair
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1) Unlisted manuscript. Addressed to Pony. 2) 1889 weak strike. Missent to Bozeman. Only three total in Shellen & Dunn census. City: Washingto...
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Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to f********f.. for (70.00 + 16.10) x 1 = 86.10
 
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Earliest Watson Cover1161 - Earliest Watson Cover
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Territorial. Manuscript. July 7, 1878. Two in Shellen and Dunn of this type and five total. City: Watson State: Montana Date: 1878 ID: 36730
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Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to f********f.. for (90.00 + 20.70) x 1 = 110.70
 
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Watson, Beaverhead Territorial Cover1162 - Watson, Beaverhead Territorial Cover
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Light magenta double ring, double circle. The 'ATS' in Watson does not show. Only 2 of this type and 5 total in Shellen & Dunn. City: W...
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Estimates : 100.00 - 150.00
Sold to f********f.. for (65.00 + 14.95) x 1 = 79.95
 
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Advertising Cover for White Sulphur Springs, Meagher1163 - Advertising Cover for White Sulphur Springs, Meagher
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Territorial. Advertising Springs Hotel, Max Sklower proprietor. Strong strike, advertisement, killer and address. Pretty piece. City: White Sulphur S
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Estimates : 50.00 - 100.00
Sold to r********e.. for (60.00 + 13.80) x 1 = 73.80
 
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White Sulphur Springs, Meagher Octagonal Territorial Covers1164 - White Sulphur Springs, Meagher Octagonal Territorial Covers
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Two type one octagonal covers. One blue and one black. City: White Sulphur Springs State: Montana Date: 1880-81 ID: 36735
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Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to f********f.. for (40.00 + 9.20) x 1 = 49.20
 
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White Sulphur Springs, Meagher Territorial Collection1165 - White Sulphur Springs, Meagher Territorial Collection
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Total of eight. Two each of four different cancels. Two different colored octagon type 1. Two double ring, spiked type 2. Two type 3 and two type 4.
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Estimates : 120.00 - 300.00
Sold to f********f.. for (40.00 + 9.20) x 1 = 49.20
 
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Remainder of White Sulphur Springs Territorial Covers1166 - Remainder of White Sulphur Springs Territorial Covers
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Five type 3 and one type 4. City: White Sulphur Springs State: Montana Date: 1884-1889 ID: 36736
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Estimates : 100.00 - 250.00
Sold to f********f.. for (45.00 + 10.35) x 1 = 55.35
 
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Multifaceted Whitehall, Madison County - Train Delayed Cover1167 - Multifaceted Whitehall, Madison County - Train Delayed Cover
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What is your pleasure? 1) Strong 1905 Whitehall cancel. 2) Stamped on back "Train late, Mail Delayed." 3) John B Wellcome, Creeklyn Stock ...
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Estimates : 50.00 - 100.00
Sold to f********f.. for (25.00 + 5.75) x 1 = 30.75
 
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Six Whitehall, Jefferson Territorial Covers1168 - Six Whitehall, Jefferson Territorial Covers
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Five Different. 1) Type 1. 1883 on Postal Card. 2) Manuscript on Postal Card. 1880. 3-5) Type 4. One blank black and two hand-written dates on purple.
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Estimates : 120.00 - 300.00
Sold to h*******c for (45.00 + 9.00) x 1 = 54.00
 
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Four Wickes, Jefferson Territorial Covers1169 - Four Wickes, Jefferson Territorial Covers
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1-2) Type 2 in Shellen and Dunn. Black and Blue. Very strong strikes. 3) 1885 type 3 with Maltese cross killer. Nice Strike. ) Type 4 double circle. V
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Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to f********f.. for (40.00 + 9.20) x 1 = 49.20
 
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Wickes, Jefferson Territorial Fancy Cover to Nevada1170 - Wickes, Jefferson Territorial Fancy Cover to Nevada
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Strong strike! To Miss Emma Moss in Austin, Nevada. Great presentation and display piece! City: Wickes State: Montana Date: 1884 ID: 36738
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Estimates : 50.00 - 100.00
Sold to r********e.. for (300.00 + 69.00) x 1 = 369.00
 
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Early, Rare Willow Creek, Gallatin, Manuscript Territorial Cover1171 - Early, Rare Willow Creek, Gallatin, Manuscript Territorial Cover
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To Miss Flora Mackay of Virginia City. Nice early example. Three total listed in Shellen & Dunn census. City: Willow Creek State: Montana Dat...
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Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to f********f.. for (170.00 + 39.10) x 1 = 209.10
 
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Willow Creek, Gallatin Hand Stamped Territorial Cover1172 - Willow Creek, Gallatin Hand Stamped Territorial Cover
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Rare hand stamped cover. Three only listed in Shellen & Dunn - all manuscript. To J. E. Daugherty, Crow Creek Station, Radersburg, Montana. J.E....
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Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to r********e.. for (110.00 + 25.30) x 1 = 135.30
 
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Two-Year Post Office Cover: Wilma, Granite County1173 - Two-Year Post Office Cover: Wilma, Granite County
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Post office opened in 1903 and closed in 1905. This is a strong Wilma strike with a target killer. City: Wilma State: Montana Date: 1904 ID: 3682
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Estimates : 100.00 - 150.00
Sold to r********e.. for (225.00 + 51.75) x 1 = 276.75
 
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Two-Year Post Office Cover: Wiota, Valley County1174 - Two-Year Post Office Cover: Wiota, Valley County
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Post office opened in 1910 and closed in 1912. Very strong strike! City: Wiota State: Montana Date: 1911 ID: 36820
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Estimates : 100.00 - 150.00
Sold to p*********3 for (110.00 + 25.30) x 1 = 135.30
 
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Fabulous Wolf Point, Roosevelt Territorial Postal Card1175 - Fabulous Wolf Point, Roosevelt Territorial Postal Card
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Only two listed in Shellen & Dunn census. This strike is nearly perfect. Second cancel has been used as the killer. From Gus Tyler. City: Wolf...
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Estimates : 100.00 - 250.00
Sold to p*********3 for (110.00 + 25.30) x 1 = 135.30
 
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Unique York, Lewis & Clark Territorial Cover1176 - Unique York, Lewis & Clark Territorial Cover
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None listed in Shellen & Dunn. Very early 1888 cancel. Post office was open from 1887 to 1917. From the Trout Creek Mining Company, T. H. Spratt...
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Estimates : 150.00 - 300.00
Sold to h*******c for (225.00 + 45.00) x 1 = 270.00
 
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Big Horn County Collection1177 - Big Horn County Collection
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Sixteen total. Five territorial Crow Agency cancels. Four different. Also nice purple 1894 Crow Agency US Indian Agency envelope, Saint Xavier, Lodge
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Estimates : 90.00 - 200.00
Sold to f********f.. for (110.00 + 25.30) x 1 = 135.30
 
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Blaine County Collection1178 - Blaine County Collection
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Lot of twenty-one. Includes 1930 Saint Pauls, Rattlesnake, three 1890's Chinook including a Thos. O'Hanlon corner cover, 1910 Coberg (1902-1...
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Estimates : 80.00 - 160.00
Sold to f********f.. for (170.00 + 39.10) x 1 = 209.10
 
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Broadwater County Collection1179 - Broadwater County Collection
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Lot of eighteen. Seven territorials including 3 different Radersburg (with an 1872 on return registered letter receipt), 2 different Toston, and 2 dif
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Estimates : 140.00 - 280.00
Sold to d******c for (150.00 + 34.50) x 1 = 184.50
 
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Carbon County Collection1180 - Carbon County Collection
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Includes two Red Lodge territorial cancels. Also very early Rockvale 1895 (1894-1914), Washoe c1920 (1907-1959), and Luther with letter from Lola a te
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Estimates : 150.00 - 300.00
Sold to f********f.. for (85.00 + 19.55) x 1 = 104.55
 
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Cascade County Collection1181 - Cascade County Collection
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Twenty-nine total pieces. Five territorial, four different: 3 Sun River and 2 Niebart. 1891 Sandcoulee (1884-date) . There are none listed in Shellen
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Estimates : 140.00 - 350.00
Sold to f********f.. for (160.00 + 36.80) x 1 = 196.80
 
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Chouteau County Collection1182 - Chouteau County Collection
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Twenty-four total. Four territorial. Two Chestnut territorials including one manuscript. Two Big Timber territorials. Also a fabulous 1895 Big Sandy (
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Estimates : 140.00 - 300.00
Sold to i*********1 for (225.00 + 51.75) x 1 = 276.75
 
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Custer County Collection1183 - Custer County Collection
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Twenty total. Seven territorial. Two Terminus (1880-1881) on postal card. Two Miles City. One is forwarded from Independence, Missouri to Caldwell, Ka
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Estimates : 120.00 - 250.00
Sold to f********f.. for (150.00 + 34.50) x 1 = 184.50
 
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Dawson County Collection1184 - Dawson County Collection
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Five territorial Glendive covers including an 1881 which is earlier than any in the Shellen & Dunn census. Also fancy 1888 to St. Joseph, Missou...
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Estimates : 120.00 - 250.00
Sold to f********f.. for (100.00 + 23.00) x 1 = 123.00
 
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Fergus County Collection1185 - Fergus County Collection
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Thirty-three total. Two Maiden territorial. No Lewiston. Non-territorials include striking 1895 double ring Grass Range (1883-date), 1914 Glengarry (1
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Estimates : 280.00 - 500.00
Sold to f********f.. for (250.00 + 57.50) x 1 = 307.50
 
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Flathead County Collection1186 - Flathead County Collection
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Thirty-three total. Includes early and rare 1901 Chautaugua (1901-1905), 1911 Creston (1894-1956), 1905 Columbia Falls (1891-date), 1923 Paola (1914-1
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Estimates : 140.00 - 280.00
Sold to h*******c for (200.00 + 40.00) x 1 = 240.00
 
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Gallatin County Collection1187 - Gallatin County Collection
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Twenty-four total. Fourteen territorial: 1885 Moreland, weak 1897 Chestnut, 1886 double ring Three Forks, 1884 Hamilton, 1880 manuscript Willow Creek,
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Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
Sold to f********f.. for (225.00 + 51.75) x 1 = 276.75
 
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Garfield County Collection1188 - Garfield County Collection
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Seventeen total. Includes 1920 Anad (opened in 1918), 1915 Van Norman (opened in 1914), 1930 Cohagen, Jordan, Butte Creek, Brunelda, Mosby, Brusett, G
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Estimates : 70.00 - 150.00
Sold to f********f.. for (75.00 + 17.25) x 1 = 92.25
 
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Glacier County Collection1189 - Glacier County Collection
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Seventeen total. Three Piegan territorial covers including an 1879 purple with a star in circle killer. Also an 1892 Kipp (1892-1905), 1917 Sherburne
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Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
Sold to f********f.. for (275.00 + 63.25) x 1 = 338.25
 
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Hill County Collection1190 - Hill County Collection
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Twenty-three total. Includes strong strike 1892 Shambow* (1889-1892), 1913 Hingman (1910-present), 1914 Brinkman (1913-1933), 1894 Fort Assinniboine f
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Estimates : 150.00 - 300.00
Sold to f********f.. for (150.00 + 34.50) x 1 = 184.50
 
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Jefferson County Collection1191 - Jefferson County Collection
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Twenty-nine total. Fourteen territorial: 1881 Jefferson double ring, 1882 blue Wickes, very very early 1879 magenta Whitehall, 1887 blue Boulder Valle
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Estimates : 200.00 - 500.00
Sold to f********f.. for (80.00 + 18.40) x 1 = 98.40
 
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Jefferson County Corner Cover Collection1192 - Jefferson County Corner Cover Collection
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Fifteen total. Two Boulder Valley territorials: 1886 DG Warner probate judge and 1888 FC Berendes treasurer. 1890's covers include Gaffney Merca...
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Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to f********f.. for (55.00 + 12.65) x 1 = 67.65
 
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Judith Basin County Collection1193 - Judith Basin County Collection
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Lot of fourteen. Two Utica territorial: 1884 and 1885 type 3. 1899 Parker (1893-1903). Also Waite Land & Livestock Utica corner cover, Buffalo, ...
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Estimates : 50.00 - 150.00
Sold to p*********3 for (110.00 + 25.30) x 1 = 135.30
 
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Lake County Collection1194 - Lake County Collection
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Eighteen total. Nice 1893 double circle Ravalli, 1901 Jocko, 1908 Jocko, 1910 St. Ignatious misspelling, first year Moise Rural Station, 1933 Radio (w
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Estimates : 70.00 - 150.00
Sold to f********f.. for (50.00 + 11.50) x 1 = 61.50
 
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Lake County Cover Collection1195 - Lake County Cover Collection
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Includes 1932 JT Warner of Ronan flag cancel, Dimmick's Post Creek Store Saint Ignatius, 1915 Ravalli Hotel, 1894 double circle Ravalli - LS Jon...
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Estimates : 50.00 - 75.00
Sold to f********f.. for (30.00 + 6.90) x 1 = 36.90
 
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Lewis & Clark County Collection1196 - Lewis & Clark County Collection
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Eight territorial: two Helena including an 1860's Montano, 1886 double circle Marysville, 1887 type 4 Marysville, 1887 octagonal strong strike ...
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Estimates : 250.00 - 500.00
Sold to f********f.. for (250.00 + 57.50) x 1 = 307.50
 
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Lewis & Clark County Collection #21197 - Lewis & Clark County Collection #2
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Twenty-one total. Seven territorial: 1894 Dearborn (total of 8 in Shellen & Dunn), 1885 octagonal Augusta, 1881 Canyon Ferry postal card about r...
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Estimates : 200.00 - 500.00
Sold to f********f.. for (250.00 + 57.50) x 1 = 307.50
 
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Liberty County Collection1198 - Liberty County Collection
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Sixteen total. Many early: 1894 Whitlash (opened in 1892), 1914 Lothair (1910), 1911 Joplin (1910), 1914 Buelows (1911-1918), 1909 Alma (1902). Also 1
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Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to f********f.. for (95.00 + 21.85) x 1 = 116.85
 
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Lincoln County Collection1199 - Lincoln County Collection
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Twenty-six total. Early 1894 Libby (opened 1891) from Vayghn to US Chief of Irrigation Inquiry. That's different. Two corner covers: 1931 Brooks...
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Estimates : 50.00 - 150.00
Sold to f********f.. for (140.00 + 32.20) x 1 = 172.20
 
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