2024-01 Raynors Americana Auction
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An authentic and complete issue of Genesee Gazette, La Roy, Pennsylvania, June 5, 1834, 4pp., disbound, minor fold splits. From pg 3, an enormous circus ad, 10" x 12", highly illustrated with jaguars, hyenas, camels, and the like. June, Titus, Angevine & Company advertisement is primarily in English, promoting the many unusual animals and a band from New York City. Animals featured include: tigers, lions, leopards, panthers, elephants, bears, zebras, kangaroos, camels, rhinoceros (aka unicorn), hyenas, wolf, etc. Not just a menagerie, this circus was known for incorporating equestrian stunts, acrobatics, juggling and other entertainments. June, Titus, Angevine has alternately been known as the American National Caravan, the North Salem Circus, and around this time was more commonly known as the Flatfoots. At a later time, this menagerie also acquired the P.T. Barnum Show.
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This Circus Would Ultrimately Be  Bought by P.T. Barnum

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Minimum Bid: $100.00
Final prices include buyers premium.: $143.00
Estimate: $200 - $300
Auction closed on Sunday, January 21, 2024.
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