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The Louis Grunin Collection of Illustrated Covers continued...

British Valentines (1814 thru 1819)
Lot Sym. Lot Description  
1722 c Valentine, 1814.> Lettersheet with <gold-embossed frame> and hand-colored embossing in outer frame, also with embossing around border and Dobbs Patent at bottom, sent prepaid from London to Wales (a truly
thoughtful gesture) with red Paid circulaValentine, 1814. Lettersheet with gold-embossed frame and hand-colored embossing in outer frame, also with embossing around border and "Dobbs Patent" at bottom, sent prepaid from London to Wales (a truly thoughtful gesture) with red "Paid" circular datestamp, some slight wear, Very Fine, an unusual and beautiful early design (Image)

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E. 500-750

SOLD for $425.00
Will close during Public Auction
1723 c Valentine, 1814.> Hand-colored lettersheet with printed design  titled The Endless Knot of Love with printed verse woven thru design and also at bottom, metal sequins sewn around oval, address is on back of
Valentine panel and sent from a Royal MarValentine, 1814. Hand-colored lettersheet with printed design titled "The Endless Knot of Love" with printed verse woven thru design and also at bottom, metal sequins sewn around oval, address is on back of Valentine panel and sent from a Royal Marine sergeant from Woolwich to Cambridge, some slight wear, Very Fine (Image)

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E. 500-750

SOLD for $550.00
Will close during Public Auction
1724 c Valentine, 1814.> Marvelous hand-made and hand-colored geometric design with verses integrated into the design, indistinct Feb. 13 circular datestamp, red 14 FE 1814 circular datestamp and addressed to Ramsey,
ms. rate, some toning, still Very FineValentine, 1814. Marvelous hand-made and hand-colored geometric design with verses integrated into the design, indistinct Feb. 13 circular datestamp, red "14 FE 1814" circular datestamp and addressed to Ramsey, ms. rate, some toning, still Very Fine and attractive early Valentine, this was posted on a Sunday as Valentine's day was a Monday in 1814, ex Shaida (Image)

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E. 1,000-1,500

CLOSED
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1725 c Valentine, 1815.> Fantastic lettersheet with gold embossed border and hand-colored centerpiece of Cupid with two kissing doves, embossed outer border in French with Dobbs Patent imprint at bottom, inside with
printed red rose and ms. verse, addressValentine, 1815. Fantastic lettersheet with gold embossed border and hand-colored centerpiece of Cupid with two kissing doves, embossed outer border in French with "Dobbs Patent" imprint at bottom, inside with printed red rose and ms. verse, addressed but with no postal markings, some slight soiling on address panel, Very Fine, a phenomenal design, ex Alcock and illustrated on the back cover of that catalogue (Image)

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E. 750-1,000

SOLD for $450.00
Will close during Public Auction
1726 c Valentine, 1816.> Lettersheet with hand-drawn and hand-colored design depicting two hearts on a pedestal of Love with verses at top and bottom, used in Birmingham, appropriate postal markings, some wear mostly
on address panel, Very Fine, a beautifulValentine, 1816. Lettersheet with hand-drawn and hand-colored design depicting two hearts on a pedestal of Love with verses at top and bottom, used in Birmingham, appropriate postal markings, some wear mostly on address panel, Very Fine, a beautiful hand-drawn design (Image)

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E. 400-500

SOLD for $250.00
Will close during Public Auction
1727 c Valentine, 1817.> Unusual lettersheet with printed and hand-colored design, central is piece of paper attached at top with illustration of rose and The happy couple, Under the rose, when the rose is lifted
there is a printed design of two lovers, iValentine, 1817. Unusual lettersheet with printed and hand-colored design, central is piece of paper attached at top with illustration of rose and "The happy couple, Under the rose", when the rose is lifted there is a printed design of two lovers, inside with additional ms. verses, used within Blackpool and with various postal markings, minor wear, Very Fine, an ingenious and scarce early design (Image)

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E. 500-750

SOLD for $500.00
Will close during Public Auction
1728 c Valentine, 1818.> Lettersheet with hand-drawn and colored design, embossed border in French with Dobbs Patent at bottom, design with string attached at center which pulls out to reveal Think on me verse, used
within London and with appropriate poValentine, 1818. Lettersheet with hand-drawn and colored design, embossed border in French with "Dobbs Patent" at bottom, design with string attached at center which pulls out to reveal "Think on me" verse, used within London and with appropriate postal markings, small repairs to address panel, otherwise Very Fine, the Valentine design itself is absolutely pristine (Image)

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E. 500-750

SOLD for $275.00
Will close during Public Auction
1729 c Valentine, 1818.> Lettersheet with Knot of Love design with printed colors, used from Shipston to Alderminster, town handstamp and ms. 1 rate, rebacked, still Fine, early use of printed colorsValentine, 1818. Lettersheet with "Knot of Love" design with printed colors, used from Shipston to Alderminster, town handstamp and ms. "1" rate, rebacked, still Fine, early use of printed colors (Image)

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E. 300-400

CLOSED
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1730 c Valentine, 1819.> Lettersheet with hand-drawn design of rose with handwritten verses, dated <<Feb. 15, 1819>>, with embossed border, from Glasgow to Greenhill, neat Glasgow 23 FEB. 1819 double-circle datestamp
and matching boxed Addl. 12 and mValentine, 1819. Lettersheet with hand-drawn design of rose with handwritten verses, dated "Feb. 15, 1819", with embossed border, from Glasgow to Greenhill, neat "Glasgow 23 FEB. 1819" double-circle datestamp and matching boxed "Addl. 1/2" and ms. "4" rate, some wear, still Very Fine and unusual design (Image)

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E. 400-500

SOLD for $225.00
Will close during Public Auction

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