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Posted 09/18/2012   3:32 pm  Show Profile Bookmark this topic Add new12collector to your friends list  Get a Link to this Message
I haven't seen a thread where people can show off ther advertising covers yet, and they are just so nice to look at... to start it off, a few that I have lying around:









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Posted 09/18/2012   6:34 pm  Show Profile Check stallzer's eBay Listings Bookmark this reply Add stallzer to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
Old Hinckley & Schmidt Water advert with imperf.



The Seelbach Hotel





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Posted 09/18/2012   7:14 pm  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add our_elephant to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
1960's advertisement cover from India, seems Petroleum theme
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Posted 09/18/2012   7:37 pm  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add Bujutsu to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
Beautiful covers here. I really like them when they are with a fancy design.

I have been collecting the Canadian ones for a number of years now and they were discussed on a previous thread at:

http://goscf.com/t/22386&SearchTerm...ising,Covers

Sure is nice to see others as well.

I will have to look up my US and other foreign advert covers.

Chimo

Bujutsu
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Edited by Bujutsu - 09/18/2012 7:39 pm
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Posted 09/18/2012   11:34 pm  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add Russ to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply



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Posted 09/18/2012   11:58 pm  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add Russ to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
New 12, For your info
Louisville was Barry model F2
Pittsburg(h) was Barry model 08
Trento was Universal model DT-300
St. Paul was Barry model L5
Chicago was Barry model F2
Dubuque was Barry model L5

Stallzer for your info
Chicago was International model D25B which was only used for 2nd class.
Louisville was International model D32
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Posted 09/19/2012   08:02 am  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add I_Love_Stamps to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
I have more but would have to dig them out.





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Posted 09/19/2012   08:58 am  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add rohumpy to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
Regarding the White Rock Water cover from 1914, do you mean to tell me that there was bottled water that far back?
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Posted 09/19/2012   09:37 am  Show Profile Check stallzer's eBay Listings Bookmark this reply Add stallzer to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
Apparently Hinckley & Schmitt did.

http://www.whiterocking.org/hands.html
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Edited by stallzer - 09/19/2012 09:41 am
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Posted 09/19/2012   10:01 am  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add ThomasGalloway to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
Even though this stamped envelope is mint, it is effectively demonitized as it has printing in areas not currently allowed by the DMM specs.

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Posted 09/19/2012   10:47 am  Show Profile Check smauggie's eBay Listings Bookmark this reply Add smauggie to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
A bit careworn, but lovely graphic.

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Posted 09/19/2012   11:16 am  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add wt1 to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
Smauggie: Here's a bit of history about the addressee of your Michigan Stove Co. cover addressed to J. & J.G. Low Company of Chelsea, Massachusetts:


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Situated in Chelsea, Massachusetts, this tile company produced very high quality earthenware pictorial tiles between 1877 and 1907. The company was founded by John Gardner Low, an artist, who had trained in Paris, but who was a native of Massachusetts. He started his ceramic work in the Chelsea Keramic Art Works but soon founded his own business in partnership with his father, John Low. Thus the company was called the J. & J.G. Low Art Tile Company. During its inception, the company included the talents of George Robertson, one of the family members of the Chelsea Keramic Art Works. Most Low tiles are marked on the back with date and copyright as well as with the title of the image.

One of the best artists working at Low was Arthur Osborne (1855-1942) a designer and low relief sculptor active there during the last quarter of the nineteenth century. He emigrated to the U.S. from England to become Low's chief modeler. His works are sometimes marked A.O. on the back of Low art tiles. Osborne was born in Faversham, Kent in 1855 and emigrated to join the firm in Chelsea in 1879. He departed America in 1898, leaving the Low Company in order to start his own business in Faversham, England. Osborne there produced plaques called "Ivorex" for many years before he died in 1942.
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Edited by wt1 - 09/19/2012 11:18 am
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Posted 09/20/2012   12:57 am  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add jorgesurcl to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
Advertising cover (Chile 1918)

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Posted 09/30/2012   6:33 pm  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add ratio411 to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
The Packard cover is gorgeous.

"Helmet oil" is new to me...
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Posted 10/01/2012   2:21 pm  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add UFOAirMail to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
The Colt is awesome!
Heres a few of mine guys





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Edited by UFOAirMail - 10/01/2012 2:25 pm
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Posted 10/04/2012   8:48 pm  Show Profile Check stallzer's eBay Listings Bookmark this reply Add stallzer to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
1893 Harpers Publishing.

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