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Price Realized: $750 With Buyer's Premium Show Hammer Price
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Sale 2517 Lot 246
STUD BROADSIDE (WEST VIRGINIA.) Luke, John W. Tom Telegraph: This Fine Horse Will Stand the Ensuing Season. Illustrated broadside, 16 1/4 x 11 1/2 inches; moderate foxing, a few tears skillfully conserved. Np, 24 March 1858
Estimate $800 - 1,200
This broadside advertises the services of a stud horse on a bi-weekly schedule at Martinsburg and Charlestown in what would soon become West Virginia. The owner, John Whelan Luke (1815-1896), was a prosperous farmer then living in Clarke County in the northern tip of Virginia. Not recorded in OCLC.Price Realized (with Buyer's Premium) $750