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Illinois
United States. IL. Chicago World's Fair Station, IL. Cook Co. (open 1893). Dated 1893/. VF "WORLD'S FAIR STATION" American machine on 1c (#U348) entire (small toning spots).
Cover #552 | Price: $65.00
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Illinois
United States. IL. Chicago World's Fair Station, IL. Cook Co. (open 1893). Dated 1893/05/22. VG duplex "2" on 2c (#U349) entire. Bomar C93-02
Cover #5167 | Price: $27.50
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Illinois
United States. IL. Chicago World's Fair Station, IL. Cook Co. (open 1893). Dated 1893/05/27. Duplex cds (Bomar C93-02) on 2c Liberty (#UX6) postal card to Germany. New York transit and Nuernberg cds at left.
Cover #67265 | Price: $30.00
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Illinois
United States. IL. Chicago World's Fair Station, IL. Cook Co. (open 1893). Dated 1893/06/08. Duplex cds (Bomar C93-02) on double weight 10c entire (#U351) to Germany (Munich b/s).
Cover #67213 | Price: $270.00
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Illinois
United States. IL. Chicago World's Fair Station, IL. Cook Co. (open 1893). Dated 1893/06/12. Duplex cds (Bomar C93-02) ties pair of 2c (#220, one with tear) on 1c entire (#U348 w/o back flap, minor flaws) to London forwarded to Paris and Interlaken. Printed hotel c/c.
Cover #67229 | Price: $175.00
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Illinois
United States. IL. Chicago World's Fair Station, IL. Cook Co. (open 1893). Dated 1893/06/12. Unrecorded Chicago double oval "48" ties 8c Columbian (#236) on 4c Columbian entire (#U350) to Austria. Red four line "REGISTERED/JUN 10 1893/World's Fair Station,/CHICAGO, ILL." (Bomar C93-04) handstamp. Postage pays the single 5c rate + 8c registration fee. Blue Chicago received handstamp on back. The cover went through New York where a registry exchange label was applied.
Cover #67248 | Price: $450.00
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Illinois
United States. IL. Chicago World's Fair Station, IL. Cook Co. (open 1893). Dated 1893/06/12. Chicago double oval ties 8c Columbian (#236) on 10c Columbian entire (#U351) to Germany. Red four line "REGISTERED/AUG 18 1893/World's Fair Station,/CHICAGO, ILL." (Bomar C93-04) handstamp. Postage pays the 10c double weight rate + 8c registration fee. Blue Chicago received handstamp on back. The cover went through New York where a registry exchange label was applied.
Cover #67249 | Price: $475.00
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Illinois
United States. IL. Chicago World's Fair Station, IL. Cook Co. (open 1893). Dated 1893/06/12. Unrecorded Chicago double oval "48" ties 8c Columbian (#236) on 2c Columbian entire (#U349). Red four line "REGISTERED/JUN 8 1893/World's Fair Station,/CHICAGO, ILL." (Bomar C93-04) handstamp. Postage pays the single 2c domestic rate + 8c registration fee. Blue Chicago received handstamp on back..
Cover #67250 | Price: $400.00
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Illinois
United States. IL. Chicago World's Fair Station, IL. Cook Co. (open 1893). Dated 1893/06/18. International machine (Bomar C93-12A) used as a receiving cancel on a 2c Columbian entire (#U349) from Exeter, NH.
Cover #67254 | Price: $25.00
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Illinois
United States. IL. Chicago World's Fair Station, IL. Cook Co. (open 1893). Dated 1893/07/07. Two Chicago ovals tie two 2c (#210) on a 10c registered entire (#U351) to Germany. The entire has been reduced at left and bottom and is open on two sides. It seems to all postal markings are present. There are two strikes (very uncommon) of the "REGISTERED/JUL 7, 1893/World's Fair Station,CHICAGO, ILL. handstamp (Bomar C93-04). There is a blue Chicago received h/s on the back. The cover went through New York where an exchange registry label was applied. Once in Germany the cover was forwarded.
Cover #67246 | Price: $225.00
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Illinois
United States. IL. Chicago World's Fair Station, IL. Cook Co. (open 1893). Dated 1893/07/13. Duplex cds (Bomar C93-02) on 5c entire (#U350/w light stains) to Germany (Berlin b/s).
Cover #67214 | Price: $100.00
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Illinois
United States. IL. Chicago World's Fair Station, IL. Cook Co. (open 1893). Dated 1893/07/17. VF (3/4 strike) of "WORLD'S FAIR STA." duplex on 5c (U350) entire. Bomar C93-02
Cover #553 | Price: $50.00
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Illinois
United States. IL. Chicago World's Fair Station, IL. Cook Co. (open 1893). Dated 1893/07/25. Duplex cds (Bomar C93-01) on 1c Grant (#UX10) postal card with multicolor Goldsmith design on back. EKU for this cancel.
Cover #67270 | Price: $1,000.00
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Illinois
United States. IL. Chicago World's Fair Station, IL. Cook Co. (open 1893). Dated 1893/08/02. American machine (Bomar C93-11A) on 1c entire (#U348) to Germany (Aug 2nd Munich b/s). Sent undated as unsealed third class mail.
Cover #67236 | Price: $60.00
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Illinois
United States. IL. Chicago World's Fair Station, IL. Cook Co. (open 1893). Dated 1893/08/02. International machine (Bomar C93-12B) on 1c entire (#U348) to Germany (Aug 2nd Fuerth b/s). Sent undated as unsealed third class mail.
Cover #67237 | Price: $60.00
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Illinois
United States. IL. Chicago World's Fair Station, IL. Cook Co. (open 1893). Dated 1893/08/19. American machine (Bomar C93-11A) on 10c entire (#U351).
Cover #67212 | Price: $50.00
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Illinois
United States. IL. Chicago World's Fair Station, IL. Cook Co. (open 1893). Dated 1893/08/27. Washington, DC machine ties 2c Columbian (#231) on cvr with Executive Mansion c/c. Address to New York city, the cover was forwarded to the Govt. Building at the Worlds Fair in Chicago. A World's Fair Station International machine (Bomar C92-12A) used as a receiving cancel in Chicago.
Cover #67253 | Price: $35.00
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Illinois
United States. IL. Chicago World's Fair Station, IL. Cook Co. (open 1893). Dated 1893/08/31. International machine (Bomar C93-12A) on 10c double weight entire (#U351) to Germany (Hamburg b/s).
Cover #67211 | Price: $150.00
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Illinois
United States. IL. Chicago World's Fair Station, IL. Cook Co. (open 1893). Dated 1893/09/11. International machine (Bomar C93-12A) on 1c Grant postal card (#UX10) with multicolor Goldsmith design on back. Light wrinkles, edge stain.
Cover #69710 | Price: $20.00
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Illinois
United States. IL. Chicago World's Fair Station, IL. Cook Co. (open 1893). Dated 1893/09/12. American Postal Machine cancel (Bomar C93-11A) on 1c postal card (UX11) to Switzerland. At top left is tiny portion of the cds and full duplex "2" portion of a second Worlds Fair Station postmark (Bomar C93-02). At bottom left is Sept 26 Wadensweil receiving cds. On reverse is Sept. 14th New York machine transit.
Cover #85937 | Price: $30.00
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Illinois
United States. IL. Chicago World's Fair Station, IL. Cook Co. (open 1893). Dated 1893/09/13. International machine (Bomar (C93-12A) ties a fine 30c Columbian (#239) on 2c Columbian entire (#U349/w toning band at right).
Cover #67182 | Price: $500.00
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Illinois
United States. IL. Chicago World's Fair Station, IL. Cook Co. (open 1893). Dated 1893/09/13. International machine (Bomar (C93-12A) ties fine 50c Columbian (#240) on 2c Columbian entire (#U349).
Cover #67183 | Price: $1,050.00
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Illinois
United States. IL. Chicago World's Fair Station, IL. Cook Co. (open 1893). Dated 1893/09/13. International machine (Bomar C93-12A) ties 15c Collumbian (#238) on 2c Columbian entire (#U349).
Cover #67272 | Price: $420.00
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Illinois
United States. IL. Chicago World's Fair Station, IL. Cook Co. (open 1893). Dated 1893/09/14. International machine (Bomar C93-12A) on 5c entire (#U350).
Cover #67216 | Price: $30.00
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Illinois
United States. IL. Chicago World's Fair Station, IL. Cook Co. (open 1893). Dated 1893/09/15. International machine (Bomar C93-12A) ties 4c Columbian (#233) on double weight cvr to Montrose, NY (b/s).
Cover #67278 | Price: $240.00
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Illinois
United States. IL. Chicago World's Fair Station, IL. Cook Co. (open 1893). Dated 1893/09/18. International machine (Bomar C93-12A) ties 3c Columbian (#232) on cvr to Montrose, NY (b/s).
Cover #67277 | Price: $135.00
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Illinois
United States. IL. Chicago World's Fair Station, IL. Cook Co. (open 1893). Dated 1893/09/21. American machine (Bomar C93-11A) on 2c Grant letter sheet (#U293) with local address.
Cover #67227 | Price: $90.00
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Illinois
United States. IL. Chicago World's Fair Station, IL. Cook Co. (open 1893). Dated 1893/09/26. Duplex cds (Bomar C93-02) ties 1c Columbian (#230) on 1c Columbian entire (#U348). Postage pays the single rate in the U.S.
Cover #67269 | Price: $150.00
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Illinois
United States. IL. Chicago World's Fair Station, IL. Cook Co. (open 1893). Dated 1893/09/27. American machine (Bomar C93-11A) ties 3c Columbian (232/w perf toning) on multicolor civil war patriotic (Weiss F-T-14). Pierce covers with this machine cancel are scarce.
Cover #67208 | Price: $100.00
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Illinois
United States. IL. Chicago World's Fair Station, IL. Cook Co. (open 1893). Dated 1893/09/28. Duplex cds (Bomar C93-02) on 10c (#U189 reduced left, wrinkles) double weight entire to Belgium.
Cover #67267 | Price: $40.00
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Illinois
United States. IL. Chicago World's Fair Station, IL. Cook Co. (open 1893). Dated 1893/09/28. Duplex cds (Bomar C93-02) ties 3c Columbian (#232) on 2c Columbian entire (#U349 with edge tear) to Belgium. Postage pays the single rate to foreign destination.
Cover #67268 | Price: $75.00
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Illinois
United States. IL. Chicago World's Fair Station, IL. Cook Co. (open 1893). Dated 1893/09/29. Duplex cds (Bomar C93-01) on 1c Grant (#UX10) postal card. LKU for this cancel.
Cover #67271 | Price: $1,000.00
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Illinois
United States. IL. Chicago World's Fair Station, IL. Cook Co. (open 1893). Dated 1893/09/5. International machine (Bomar C93-12A) ties 10c Columbian (#237) on cvr. with hotel c/c. 10c would pay the domestic registered mail fee but there are no registry markings on the cover.
Cover #67274 | Price: $240.00
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Illinois
United States. IL. Chicago World's Fair Station, IL. Cook Co. (open 1893). Dated 1893/09/5. International machine (Bomar C93-12A) ties 5c Columbian (#234) on cvr (opening tear, no back flap) to London (b/s).
Cover #67275 | Price: $110.00
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Illinois
United States. IL. Chicago World's Fair Station, IL. Cook Co. (open 1893). Dated 1893/10/03. International machine (Bomar 12A) on 2c Liberty (#UY2m) reply card. New York "Mail Detention" cds at left.
Cover #67262 | Price: $25.00
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Illinois
United States. IL. Chicago World's Fair Station, IL. Cook Co. (open 1893). Dated 1893/10/04. American machine (Bomar C93-11B) on 5c double rate entire (#U350) to Germany (Apolda b/s). Chicago "T 2/25" hs (5c due) & blue German ms "40" (pfennigs collected).
Cover #67226 | Price: $135.00
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Illinois
United States. IL. Chicago World's Fair Station, IL. Cook Co. (open 1893). Dated 1893/10/04. 3-line Oct 4th registry receipt handstamp (Bomar C93-09) on Registry Return Receipt form to San Jose, CA. San Jose Oct 12th duplex on back. International machine (Bomar C93-12A) dated Oct 17th used as a rec'd cancel.
Cover #67244 | Price: $150.00
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Illinois
United States. IL. Chicago World's Fair Station, IL. Cook Co. (open 1893). Dated 1893/10/10. International machine (Bomar C93-12A) ties 8c Collumbian (#236) on 2c Columbian entire (#U349). 10c would pay the domestic registered mail fee but there are no registry markings on the cover.
Cover #67273 | Price: $180.00
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Illinois
United States. IL. Chicago World's Fair Station, IL. Cook Co. (open 1893). Dated 1893/10/12. American machine (Bomar C93-11A) ties 3c Columbian (232/w perf toning) on Magee multicolor civil war patriotic (Weiss O-M-41var). Pierce covers with this machine cancel are scarce.
Cover #67209 | Price: $100.00
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Illinois
United States. IL. Chicago World's Fair Station, IL. Cook Co. (open 1893). Dated 1893/10/16. American machine (Bomar C93-11A) on 2c entire (#U349) to Philadelphiha.
Cover #67218 | Price: $24.00
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Illinois
United States. IL. Chicago World's Fair Station, IL. Cook Co. (open 1893). Dated 1893/10/16. World' Fair Station cancel ties 2c (#231) on cover (reduced rt) with front and back illustrations of H.W. Burleigh tools. It appears the sender visited the World's Fair with his ad cover.
Cover #85982 | Price: $25.00
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Illinois
United States. IL. Chicago World's Fair Station, IL. Cook Co. (open 1893). Dated 1893/10/20. International machine (Bomar C93-12A) on 2c entire (#U349/reduced rt)) to Chicago.
Cover #67217 | Price: $10.00
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Illinois
United States. IL. Chicago World's Fair Station, IL. Cook Co. (open 1893). Dated 1893/10/24. Easton, PA dulpex ties 2c Columbian (#231/w broken hat) on cvr (reduced left, edge toning) to New York forwarded to the Colonial hotel at the Columbian expo. Back with "WORLDS FAIR STA. CHICAGO, ILL/REC'D" handstamp (Bomar C93-03).
Cover #67258 | Price: $500.00
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Illinois
United States. IL. Chicago World's Fair Station, IL. Cook Co. (open 1893). Dated 1893/10/24. Duplex favor cancel cds (Bomar C93-02) on 1c Jefferson (#UX9).
Cover #67266 | Price: $10.00
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Illinois
United States. IL. Chicago World's Fair Station, IL. Cook Co. (open 1893). Dated 1893/10/27. International machine (Bomar C93-12A) 1c entire (#U348) to Aurora, IL.
Cover #67223 | Price: $60.00
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Illinois
United States. IL. Chicago World's Fair Station, IL. Cook Co. (open 1893). Dated 1893/10/28. International machine (Bomar C93-12A) on 1c Grant postal card (#UX10) with multicolor Goldsmith design on back.
Cover #67234 | Price: $35.00
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Illinois
United States. IL. Chicago World's Fair Station, IL. Cook Co. (open 1893). Dated 1893/10/30. Duplex cancel (Bomar C93-02) ties fine $1 Columbian (#241) on registered entire to Maryland. Red four line REGISTRERED handstamp (Bomar C93-04) at left. Blue Chicago transit stamp on back. Oct. 30th was the last day of the Columiban exposition.
Cover #67186 | Price: $3,600.00
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Illinois
United States. IL. Chicago World's Fair Station, IL. Cook Co. (open 1893). Dated 1893/10/30. International machine (Bomar C93-12A) ties 15c Columbian (238) on 3c Centennial entire (#U221). Printed bust of Columbus at left and "World's Columbian Exposition/Oct. 30, 1893/Columbus Day/Souvenir". Cancelled on the last day of the exposition.
Cover #67194 | Price: $560.00
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Illinois
United States. IL. Chicago World's Fair Station, IL. Cook Co. (open 1893). Dated 1893/10/30. Duplex closing day cds (Bomar C93-02) on 2c Liberty (#UY2 with unused reply card attached) to Germany. New York tranist at lower left. Message includes "the closing ceremonies have been done away with owing to the Mayor's death." This refers to the assassination of Chicago Mayor Carter Harrison, Sr. on Oct. 28th.
Cover #67261 | Price: $50.00
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Illinois
United States. IL. Chicago World's Fair Station, IL. Cook Co. (open 1893). Dated 1893/11/03. International machine (Bomar (C93-12A) ties a fine $3 Columbian (#243) on 1c Columbian entire (#U348).
Cover #67187 | Price: $2,000.00
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Illinois
United States. IL. Chicago World's Fair Station, IL. Cook Co. (open 1893). Dated 1893/11/03. International machine (Bomar (C93-12A) ties a vf $4 Columbian (#244) on 2c Columbian entire (#U349).
Cover #67188 | Price: $2,400.00
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Illinois
United States. IL. Chicago World's Fair Station, IL. Cook Co. (open 1893). Dated 1893/11/06. International machine (Bomar (C93-12A) ties a f-vf $1 Columbian (#241) on 2c Columbian entire (#U349).
Cover #67184 | Price: $1,400.00
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Illinois
United States. IL. Chicago World's Fair Station, IL. Cook Co. (open 1893). Dated 1893/11/06. International machine (Bomar (C93-12A) ties a vf $2 Columbian (#242) on 2c Columbian entire (#U349).
Cover #67185 | Price: $1,400.00
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Illinois
United States. IL. Chicago World's Fair Station, IL. Cook Co. (open 1893). Dated 1893/11/07. American machine (Bomar C93-11A) ties 3c Columbian (#232) on 2c Grant letter sheet (#U293) to Austria. New York transit and Dornburn rec'd b/s.
Cover #67228 | Price: $135.00
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Illinois
United States. IL. Chicago World's Fair Station, IL. Cook Co. (open 1893). Dated 1893/11/15. Chicago double ovals ties 2c Columbian (#231/w corner off) & 10c Columbian (#237) on registered cvr. Red four line "REGISTERED/JUN 8 1893/World's Fair Station,/CHICAGO, ILL." (Bomar C93-04) handstamp. Postage pays the double weight 4c domestic rate + 8c registration fee. Blue Chicago received handstamp on back. Red text corner card for stamp and coin dealer.
Cover #67251 | Price: $400.00
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Illinois
United States. IL. Chicago World's Fair Station, IL. Cook Co. (open 1893). Dated 1893/11/22. American machine (Bomar C93-11A) on 5c entire (#U350) to Germany (Braunschweig b/s).
Cover #67215 | Price: $90.00
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Illinois
United States. IL. Chicago World's Fair Station, IL. Cook Co. (open 1893). Dated 1893/11/29. American machine (Bomar C93-11A) on 2c entire (#U349) to Germany (Berlin b/s). Chicago "T 1/15" hs (3c due) & blue German ms "25" (pfennigs collected).
Cover #67225 | Price: $40.00
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Illinois
United States. IL. Chicago World's Fair Station, IL. Cook Co. (open 1893). Dated 1893/12/21. Duplex cds (Bomar C93-02) on unsealed 1c entire (#U348) to Germany.
Cover #67221 | Price: $150.00
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