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    Cleveland, OH- T.G. Sholes $ - Wolka 0769-03
    T.G. Sholes was a boot and shoe dealer in Cleveland ca. 1860-1880 and apparently believed in entertaining promotional items. This "near-note" is promoting Cable Screw Wire boots. Apparently this heavy duty construction aided in prolonging the life of boots and shoes. The middle of the note is a monogram puzzle that translates to "K-Bell / screw Y-R" or "Cable Screw Wire." This example is presently unique and grades Very Fine with two ink splatters and a chunk missing out of the lower left corner and some other light spots and toning or stains along the left and right margins.
    From The Wendell Wolka Collection


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