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UNITED STATES & POSSESSIONS continued...

Waterbury Fancy Cancels continued...
Lot Symbol CatNo. Lot Description CV or Estimate
121 O 65 imageShield, Six Enclosed Bars, Type 2 (Rohloff Q-10), select nearly-complete strike on 3c Rose (65), stamp centered to the lower right, with a few short perfs, a pleasing and attractive example of this rare Waterbury fancy cancel. (Image) Est. $150-200


Will close during Public Auction
122 O 65 imageSkull & Crossbones, Type 1 (Rohloff R-1), near-complete strike on 3c Rose (65), stamp centered to the lower right, cancellation bold and dramatic, an desirable example of this extremely rare and iconic Waterbury fancy cancel, one of Postmaster Hill's most recognizable designs; with 2005 P.F. certificate. (Image) Est. $1,000-1,500


Will close during Public Auction
123 O 114 imageSkull & Crossbones, Type 3 (Rohloff R-3), near-complete strike on 3c Ultramarine (114), minor tears at upper left, not detracting from the dramatic visual appeal of this famed and rare Waterbury fancy cancel; with 2020 P.F. certificate. (Image) Est. $500-750


Will close during Public Auction
124 O 114 imageSkull & Crossbones, Type 3 (Rohloff R-3), select example on 3c Ultramarine (114), stamp centered to the left, dramatic and centrally-struck cancellation, an eye-catching and very fine strike of this renowned Waterbury fancy cancel; with 1995 P.F. certificate (Image) Est. $750-1,000


Will close during Public Auction
125 O 114 imageSkull & Crossbones, Type 3 (Rohloff R-3), large part strike on 3c Ultramarine (114), stamp centered to the upper right, an appealing and fine of this popular postmark, one of the most recognizable of the Waterbury fancy cancels; with 2020 P.F. certificate. (Image) Est. $500-750


Will close during Public Auction
126 O 94 image"AJ" on Tombstone (Rohloff R-5), nicely-struck on 3c Red (94), showing complete "A.J." and skull & crossbones, stamp centered to the upper right, a dramatic cancellation, believed created by Hill to mark the end of the Presidency of Andrew Johnson, an appealing and very fine strike. (Image) Est. $500-750


Will close during Public Auction
127 O 94 image"AJ" on Tombstone (Rohloff R-5), full strike on 3c Red (94), showing partial Waterbury c.d.s., stamp centered to the left, the postmark with clear "A.J." and skull & crossbones, a dramatic and very fine fancy cancel; with 1994 P.F. certificate. (Image) Est. $750-1,000


Will close during Public Auction
128 O 65 imageFive-Point Star, Type 3 (Rohloff S-3), select strike on 3c Rose (65), stamp centered to the upper right, trace of c.d.s. at left, a bold and very fine example of this rare fancy cancel. (Image) Est. $150-200


Will close during Public Auction
129 O 65 imageFive-Point Star, Type 3 (Rohloff S-3), near-full strike on 3c Rose (65), stamp fresh and fine, a desirable example of this difficult fancy cancel. (Image) Est. $100-150


Will close during Public Auction
130 c 65 imageFive-Point Star, Type 3 (Rohloff S-3), centrally-struck on 3c Rose (65), on cover to Parsippany, New Jersey, stamp just tied by "Waterbury Con Jun 17 1868" double circle, a choice example of this rare cancellation. (Image) Est. $300-400


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131 O   imageFive-Point Star, Type 3 (Rohloff S-3), near-complete strike on 2c Black, stamp centered to lower right, a few shorter perfs at top, rare, a very fine impression of this attractive fancy cancel (Image) Est. $150-200


Will close during Public Auction
132 c 65 imageSix-Point Star, Type 1 (Rohloff S-5), two strikes tie 3c Rose (65) vertical pair, scissor separated at bottom, on cover to Walcottville, Connecticut, one stamp further tied by Waterbury Con Feb 14 double-circle, reduced on either side and small faults, yet a scarce usage of this fancy cancel; ex Mattatuck Historical Society, illustrated in Rohloff "The Waterbury Cancellations, 1865-1890," (fig. 272). (Image) Est. $500-750


Will close during Public Auction
133 O 65 imageStar Within a Star (Rohloff S-6), choice centrally-struck cancellation on 3c Rose (65), stamp fresh and fine, minor pulled perf and reperforated at left, a beautiful-looking example, rare, very fine appearance; with 2020 P.F. certificate. (Image) Est. $400-500


Will close during Public Auction
134 c 147 imageNegative Five-Point Star in Black Circle (Rohloff S-8), two bold strikes, one ties 3c Green (147) horizontal pair, matching Waterbury C.T. May 27 cancellation on cover to Saint John, New Brunswick, with MY 28 1872 double split-ring arrival backstamps, some perf toning, a scarce and unusual cross-border usage, with very fine strikes. (Image) Est. $400-500


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135 O/c   imageStar Fancy Cancel Group of two covers and three stamps, all select strikes, with S-2 on 3c Red Bank Note (closed tear), S-3 on 3c Bank Note (Rohloff rated "RRRR"), S-5A on 3c Green Bank Note, and two that appear to be S-8 variants on 3c Green stationery entires, an overall fine group. (Image) (image_2) (image_3) Est. $200-300


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136 c   imageWaterbury fancy cancel cover balance, of twelve items, largely fancy cancels on Bank Note covers, a variety of strikes but predominantly of the Leaf and Grid types, as well as a 24c 1867 transatlantic cover from Waterbury to Bristol, England, as well as several 1c postal cards (UX5) with various Waterbury duplex markings, a few small faults, a useful and chiefly fine group. (Image) (image_1) Est. $200-300


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137 O   imageWaterbury fancy cancel stamp balance, over forty items, organized by Rohloff group, with particular strength in Arrowheads, Crossroads, Leafs, and Rosettes, the vast majority on Bank Note issues, some stamps with small faults, but the cancellations chiefly chosen for the quality of their strikes, a fine, attractive group, and excellent basis for further research and expansion. (Image) (image_1) (image_2) Est. $500-750


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138   Waterbury fancy cancel reference literature, with "the Waterbury Cancellations 1865-1890" by Paul C. Rohloff, "the Cancellations of Waterbury (Connecticut) 1865-1890 by Hahn", "United States Waterbury Cancellations, the Celebrated Collection of Dr. Glenn E. Jackson," Robert A. Siegel Auctions (1970, two copies), "the Henry W. Houser Collection of Waterbury Fancy Cancellations", Christie's Robson Lowe (1990, 2 copies), and "the Artemis Collection of United States Fancy Cancellations", Robert A. Siegel Auction Galleries (2011), important reference material for this fascinating field of study. Est. $100-150


Will close during Public Auction
Proofs & Essays
Lot Symbol CatNo. Lot Description CV or Estimate
139 P 38P3 image30c Orange plate proof on card-mounted India paper, four large balanced margins, rich color, some negligible spots around outer edges, a scarce proof, centered very fine. (Sc. 38P3, $1,250) (Image) Est. $300-400


Will close during Public Auction
1851-60 Issue
Lot Symbol CatNo. Lot Description CV or Estimate
140 c 7 image1851 1c Blue, Type II, with ample to large margins, rich color, neatly-cancelled in manuscript on large all-over front and back Valentine's cover, approximately 200x135mm, attractive and ornate bronze-colored bird and floral motif, attractive and very fine. (Sc. 7) (Image) (image_4) (image_5) (image_6) (image_7) Est. $150-200


Will close during Public Auction

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