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LotNo. Symbol CatNo. Lot Description
8021   image[Circus] Baltimore MD, Baltimore's New Dime Museum, 3¢ (207) tied by 1888 Baltimore MD town cancel to illustrated ad cover addressed to Washington DC; small tear at bottom, reduced at left, F.-V.F.
Suggested Bid $200
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SOLD for $100.00
Closing..Aug-18, 09:00 PM
8022   image[Circus] Chattanooga TN, King & Franklin Colossal Shows, 2¢ (213) tied by Chattanooga TN duplex on illustrated ad cover for circus animals addressed to Terre Haute IN; tear lower right, Fine.
Suggested Bid $250


Andrew King was born in Texas. He entered the circus and show business at a very early age. About 1882 he became associated with the circus King, Burke & Co. When Burke retired W.E. Franklin became a partner and the firm took the title of King & Franklin. It Was a railroad show operating between 1887 & 1891.
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SOLD for $160.00
Closing..Aug-18, 09:00 PM
8023   image[Circus] Chicago IL, Al. G. Barnes Big 5 Ring Circus, 5¢ (C16)tied by Casper WY duplex cancel on multicolored illustrated ad cover, addressed to Louisville KY, F.-V.F.
Suggested Bid $150
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SOLD for $80.00
Closing..Aug-18, 09:00 PM
8024   image[Circus] Chicago IL, Hagenbeck Wallace Circus, 10¢ (E15), 3¢ (720) & 5¢ (710) tied by New York NY duplex cancels on ad cover, addressed to Louisville KY, F.-V.F.
Suggested Bid $50


Hagenbeck Wallace Cirrcus named for Carl Hagenbeck, the great German wild animal trainer & dealer in wild animals who came to America about 1900. In 1904 Carl organized a Wild Animal Show and took it on tour in 1905-1906 and then sold the show and name to Ben Wallace. It suffered a railroad disaster when a troop train rammed the circus train in 1918. In 1930 it was acquired by the Ringlings. The Ringlings leased out the 1937-1938 shows bringing it to the end.
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SOLD for $26.00
Closing..Aug-18, 09:00 PM
8025   image[Circus] Chicago IL, Miller Bros & Arlington 101 Ranch, 2¢ tied by Chicago IL machine cancel on mulicolored illustrated ad cover addressed to Atlantic City NJ, F.-V.F.
Suggested Bid $150


Organized by Edward Arlington with the Millers who were Oklahoma ranchers in 1908. At one time Buffalo Bill became peer of the show which continued until 1931.
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SOLD for $80.00
Closing..Aug-18, 09:00 PM
8026   image[Circus] Chicago IL, Ringling Bros & Barnum & Bailey Circus, 2¢ tied by Bridgeport CT machine cancel on multicolored illustrated ad cover, addressed to Kansas City MO; light staining, F.-V.F.
Suggested Bid $100
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SOLD for $55.00
Closing..Aug-18, 09:00 PM
8027   image[Circus] Christy Bros Circus Promotional Mailer, eight page mailer with multicolored covers and black & white pages, with picture and drawings of various circus critters, Very Fine.
Suggested Bid $50
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SOLD for $26.00
Closing..Aug-18, 09:00 PM
8028   image[Circus] Cortland NY, Sig. Sautelle's Nine Big Shows, 2¢ tied by 1914 Cortland NY town cancel on illustrated ad cover of owners addressed to Kansas City MO, Fine.
Suggested Bid $100


This was a wagon road show opened by Sautelle in 1885. In 1902 it went on rails and continued until 1919 when it closed. The cover portrays L/R/ Sautelle and his two partners- Lowande & Rollins. It also proclaims a Wild West segment on the program
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SOLD for $75.00
Closing..Aug-18, 09:00 PM
8029   image[Circus] DeLand FL, Clyde Beatty Cole Bros Circus, 10¢ (C72) tied by DeLand FL machine cancel on multicolored illustrated ad cover, addressed to Columbus OH, F.-V.F.
Suggested Bid $50


This was one of several road shows operated by the King Brothers and the Cole Brothers under various names during the 1930's through the 1970's. Clyde Beatty was one of the best known wild animal trainers that followed in the footsteps of the great Carl Hagenbeck
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SOLD for $26.00
Closing..Aug-18, 09:00 PM
8030   image[Circus] Eaton Rapids MI, Old Time One Ring Show, 2¢ (295) tied by 1901 Arcadia MI duplex to illustrated ad cover addressed to Eaton Rapids MI, F.-V.F.
Suggested Bid $150
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SOLD for $100.00
Closing..Aug-18, 09:00 PM
8031   image[Circus] Erie PA Cole Brothers Shows, 3¢ (720) tied by Chicago IL machine cancel on multicolored illustrated ad cover, addressed to Detroit MI, F.-V.F.
Suggested Bid $50
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SOLD for $26.00
Closing..Aug-18, 09:00 PM
8032   image[Circus] Geneva OH, Walter L. Main's America's Best Circus, 2¢ tied by Ashtabula OH machine cancel on illustrated ad cover, addressed to Tottenville NY; edge flaws and tiny tears, F.-V.F.
Suggested Bid $50
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SOLD for $26.00
Closing..Aug-18, 09:00 PM
8033   image[Circus] King Bros Circus Promotional Mailer, ten page mailer with multicolored covers and black & white pages, loads of pictures of animals and "pretty girls"; cover has a few nicks, F.-V.F.
Suggested Bid $50
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SOLD for $26.00
Closing..Aug-18, 09:00 PM
8034   image[Circus] Los Angeles CA, Downie Bros Circus, 3¢ (886 & 897) tied by Los Angeles CA machine cancel on ad cover, addressed to Baraboo WI, F.-V.F.
Suggested Bid $50


Established by Andrew Downie McPhee in 1884 travelling by wagon, railroad & riverboats. In 1911-1913 it was Downie & Wheeler, 1914-1917 La Tena, 1918-1924 Walter L. Main, all on railroad, then as Downie Bros Circus in 1926. Sold to Charles Sparks in 1930.
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SOLD for $26.00
Closing..Aug-18, 09:00 PM
8035   image[Circus] Louisville KY, Cole Brothers Circus Inc, 3¢ (807) tied by Hastings MI machine cancel on illustrated ad cover, addressed to Columbus OH, F.-V.F.
Suggested Bid $100
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SOLD for $55.00
Closing..Aug-18, 09:00 PM
8036   image[Circus] Loyal WI, Atterbury Brothers Circus, 3¢ (777) tied by Loyal WI machine cancel on multicolored illustrated ad cover, addressed to Baraboo WI, F.-V.F.
Suggested Bid $50


This circus was operated by Robert Atterbury during the late 1920's through 1937 when it was discontinued
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SOLD for $26.00
Closing..Aug-18, 09:00 PM
8037   image[Circus] Macon GA, King Bros. Circus, 6¢ (C39) & 20¢ (E14) tied by Macon GA slogan cancel on multicolored illustrated ad cover, addressed to Chicago IL, F.-V.F.
Suggested Bid $50


Floyd & Howard King operated several shows, beginning in 1919 with the Sanger Circus. Then in the following years Harris Bros., Walter L. Main, Gentry Bros. & Cole Bros. In 1946 they established King Brothers Circus which folded in 1956
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CLOSED
Closing..Aug-18, 09:00 PM
8038   image[Circus] Macon GA, Sparks Circus, 2¢ tied by Macon GA machine cancel on illustrated multicolored ad cover, addressed to Toledo OH, F.-V.F.
Suggested Bid $150
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CLOSED
Closing..Aug-18, 09:00 PM
8039   image[Circus] New York NY, Wm Bartels, 2¢ tied by New York machine cancel on illustrated ad cover, addressed to Kansas City MO; reduced at right affecting stamp, F.-V.F.
Suggested Bid $150
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SOLD for $80.00
Closing..Aug-18, 09:00 PM
8040   image[Circus] NYC, Adam Forpaugh's Grand Menagerie, Museum & Double Ring Circus, 5¢ (179) tied by crossroads cancel, with red New York Packet & London handstamps, on front only with back added, addressed to London, Fine.
Suggested Bid $200
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SOLD for $150.00
Closing..Aug-18, 09:00 PM

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