[Northville, Michigan]: [J. A. Dunbar Manufacturing Co.], 1902. Envelope or Cover.
This advertising cover (AICC #G104) features a splendid seven-color illustration of a Native American Indian chief in full regalia including headdress. It is addressed to Ragarville, Ohio and franked with two 2-cent carmine Washington stamps (both Scott #252) tied to the envelope with a Columbus, Ohio machine postmark-cancellation dated 1902. Annotated in ink “missent” and in pencil “not Rarigoille.” Backstamps applied at several Ohio towns. Minor wear and light soiling. Very good. Item #009306 A very scarce and highly sought-after Native-American-themed advertising cover.
Both single shot and repeating Warrior Air Rifles were produced by Northville, Michigan’s J. A. Dunbar Manufacturing Company from 1901 until its inventory was bought out by Daisy in late December, 1903 or early January, 1904.
A very scarce and highly sought-after Native-American-themed advertising cover.