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    Illustrated Advertising Cover Addressed to Brigham Young

    1869, April, Boston, Mass. to Salt Lake City, Utah. 3-page Illustrated circular for the National Bridge & Iron Works with an illustration of a cantilever bridge on the address panel, franked with an 1867 2¢ F. Grill (93), tied by cork cancel, addressed to Brigham Young in Salt Lake City; small, virtually unnoticeable hole in front illustration, stamp with one pulled perf, otherwise Very Fine and quite stunning. One of only three recorded examples of this striking circular franked with a 2c Black Jack.

    Estimate $6,000-$9,000

    Expertization: 2002 PF Certificate

    The Mormons were instrumental in facilitating the construction of the roadbeds and bridges for hundreds of miles of railroads east and west of Salt Lake City.

    From the Ron Cipolla Collection


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    December, 2009
    11th-14th Friday-Monday
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