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Robert A. Siegel Auction Galleries, Inc. Sale: 1211

United States
Fancy Cancellations—Waterbury, Connecticut

Sale No: 1211
Lot No: 396
Symbol:
Cat No: 65

image The famous strip of 3¢ 1861 stamps with the Waterbury Soldier's Head exclaiming "Erin Go Bragh"

Soldier's Head, Waterbury, Connecticut (Rohloff E-3), one complete strike and second part strike on horizontal strip of three of 3¢ Rose (65), straight edge at right, matching "Waterbury Con. Feb. 2, 1866" double-circle datestamp, manuscript "Erin Go Bragh" cartoon voice bubble, few perf separations sensibly reinforced, Extremely Fine strike of this Waterbury fancy cancel, ex Emerson, Dr. Jackson, Eno and Mitchell, with 1986 P.F. certificate (Image)

E. $ 7,500-10,000

Openings not Provided
Sold...US$ 17,000.00


Closed..Oct-30-2019, 13:36:49 EST
Sold For 17000

Sale No: 1211
Lot No: 397
Symbol:
Cat No: 65

image Full and very clear strike of the distinctive Waterbury Man Smoking Pipe

Man Smoking Pipe, Type 1, Waterbury, Connecticut (Rohloff E-1), complete strike on 3¢ Rose (65), there is another cork cancel at right (probably from a forwarded cover), sealed vertical tear at bottom approximately halfway through stamp, small corner crease at top right, still an Extremely Fine strike, we have offered only three covers and none off cover since keeping computerized records, ex Jennings (Image)

E. $ 2,000-3,000

Openings not Provided
Sold...US$ 1,100.00


Closed..Oct-30-2019, 13:37:25 EST
Sold For 1100

Sale No: 1211
Lot No: 398
Symbol:
Cat No: 65

image Clear and mostly complete strike of rare Waterbury Man Smoking Pipe

Man Smoking Pipe, Type 1, Waterbury, Connecticut (Rohloff E-1), bold strike ties 3¢ Rose (65) on small piece, part of circular datestamp at left, Very Fine stamp and cancel, we have offered only three covers and none off cover since keeping computerized records (Image)

E. $ 1,000-1,500

Openings not Provided
Sold...US$ 2,500.00


Closed..Oct-30-2019, 13:37:50 EST
Sold For 2500

Sale No: 1211
Lot No: 399
Symbol:
Cat No: 65

image Boldly struck Waterbury Man Smoking Pipe

Man Smoking Pipe, Type 1, Waterbury, Connecticut (Rohloff E-1), bold strike on 3¢ Rose (65), centered to top right, pulled perf at top left, tiny corner crease at bottom right, still a Very Fine and desirable strike of this Waterbury, we have offered only three covers and none off cover since keeping computerized records, with 1998 P.F. certificate (Image)

E. $ 1,000-1,500

Openings not Provided
Sold...US$ 550.00


Closed..Oct-30-2019, 13:38:16 EST
Sold For 550

Sale No: 1211
Lot No: 400
Symbol:
Cat No: 65

image Sharp strike of the famous Waterbury Bridgeport Fireman

Bridgeport Fireman, Waterbury, Connecticut (Rohloff E-6), bold strike on 3¢ Rose (65), trimmed perfs on one side and thinned, tiny corner crease at top left, still a Very Fine strike, this cancel was inspired by the annual Bridgeport Fireman's Parade through Waterbury (Image)

E. $ 750-1,000

Openings not Provided
Sold...US$ 650.00


Closed..Oct-30-2019, 13:38:58 EST
Sold For 650

Sale No: 1211
Lot No: 401
Symbol: C
Cat No: U59

image The famous Bridgeport Fireman of Waterbury clearly struck on a pristine entire

Bridgeport Fireman, Waterbury, Connecticut (Rohloff E-6), perfect strike with "Waterbury Con. May 3 '66" double-circle datestamp on 3¢ Pink on Buff entire (U59) to Seymour, Connecticut, with original enclosure from Citizen's National Bank, Extremely Fine entire and cancel, illustrated in Rohloff, The Waterbury Cancellations, 1865-1890 (p. 69), with 1992 P.F. certificate (Image)

E. $ 3,000-4,000

Openings not Provided
Sold...US$ 4,250.00


Closed..Oct-30-2019, 13:39:46 EST
Sold For 4250

Sale No: 1211
Lot No: 402
Symbol: C
Cat No: 65

image Waterbury Bridgeport Fireman fully struck on a pair of 3¢ 1861s on cover

Bridgeport Fireman, Waterbury, Connecticut (Rohloff E-6), detailed strike ties horizontal pair of 3¢ Rose (65) on cover to Petersburg, Virginia, stamps also tied by "Waterbury Con. May 5 '66" double-circle datestamp, stamps and cover with expert repair not affecting the fancy cancel, refolded and reduced, still an Extremely Fine strike of this desirable fancy cancel, ex Jennings (Image)

E. $ 2,000-3,000

Openings not Provided
Sold...US$ 1,100.00


Closed..Oct-30-2019, 13:40:09 EST
Sold For 1100

Sale No: 1211
Lot No: 403
Symbol:
Cat No: 65

image Wonderful strike of the Waterbury Man in Hat

Man in Hat, Type 2, Waterbury, Connecticut (Rohloff E-5), bold strike on 3¢ Rose (65), part of Waterbury circular datestamp at lower left, clipped perf at top right corner, a Very Fine strike of this desirable fancy cancel, ex Dr. Jackson, Eno and Jennings (Image)

E. $ 2,000-3,000

Openings not Provided
Sold...US$ 2,800.00


Closed..Oct-30-2019, 13:41:00 EST
Sold For 2800

Sale No: 1211
Lot No: 404
Symbol:
Cat No: 65

image Mostly complete strike of the rare Waterbury Man in Derby

Man in Derby, Waterbury, Connecticut (Rohloff E-7), remarkably clear strike on 3¢ Rose (65), trace of circular datestamp at left, pulled perf at top right, small diagonal crease at top left, still a Very Fine strike, only three covers are recorded (one is an almost illegible strike on an entire), we have only been able to locate three or four others off cover in our records, with 2000 P.F. certificate (Image)

E. $ 2,000-3,000

Openings not Provided
Sold...US$ 1,600.00


Closed..Oct-30-2019, 13:41:37 EST
Sold For 1600

Sale No: 1211
Lot No: 405
Symbol:
Cat No: 114

image Beautiful strike of the Waterbury Old Woman in Bonnet, showing every detail of her scowling face

Old Woman in Bonnet, Waterbury, Connecticut (Rohloff E-10), bold strike showing every detail of the bonnet and the lady's frowning face, on 3¢ Ultramarine (114), trivial light diagonal crease at bottom left, Extremely Fine strike of this desirable fancy cancel, ex Jennings (Image)

E. $ 2,000-3,000

Openings not Provided
Sold...US$ 1,900.00


Closed..Oct-30-2019, 13:42:13 EST
Sold For 1900

Sale No: 1211
Lot No: 406
Symbol: C
Cat No: 65

image One of two recorded covers with the Waterbury Skull & Crossbones Type 2 carving

Skull & Crossbones, Type 2, Waterbury, Connecticut (Rohloff R-2), full clear strike on 3¢ Rose (65), tied by "Waterbury Con. Apr. 9 '66" double-circle datestamp on cover to New Haven, Connecticut, clear strike of New Haven "Carrier Apr. 10 7A.M. 1866" circular datestamp

Extremely Fine. This remarkable cover with the Skull & Crossbones Type 2 fancy cancel is one of two recorded examples of this carving. The other, a 3¢ Pink entire, was offered in the 2017 auction of the "Erivan" collection. We have never offered an example of this cancel since keeping computerized records, and none was offered in the incomparable Houser auction.

Ex Edward S. Knapp, Katherine Matthies and Louis Grunin. With 2008 P.F. certificate. (Image)

E. $ 5,000-7,500

Openings not Provided
Sold...US$ 11,000.00


Closed..Oct-30-2019, 13:44:12 EST
Sold For 11000

Sale No: 1211
Lot No: 407
Symbol:
Cat No: 65

image Perfect strike of the Waterbury Skull & Crossbones

Skull & Crossbones, Type 1, Waterbury, Connecticut (Rohloff R-1), perfect strike ties 3¢ Rose (65) on small piece, equally clear strike of "(Wat)erbury (Con.) Apr. 13 '66" circular datestamp, Extremely Fine strike of this desirable fancy cancel, with 2001 P.F. certificate (Image)

E. $ 2,000-3,000

Openings not Provided
Sold...US$ 5,000.00


Closed..Oct-30-2019, 13:45:34 EST
Sold For 5000

Sale No: 1211
Lot No: 408
Symbol: C
Cat No: 114

image Perfect strike of the Waterbury Skull & Crossbones on a 3¢ 1869 Pictorial cover

Skull & Crossbones, Type 3, Waterbury, Connecticut (Rohloff R-3), bold strike showing every detail of the design with prominent teeth ties 3¢ Ultramarine (114) on cover to Washington, Connecticut, neat "Waterbury Feb. 11" circular datestamp, purple manuscript 1870 docketing at top, small blue ink note at bottom "from mother. Mrs. A. S. Chase", Extremely Fine strike of this scarce fancy cancel (Image)

E. $ 4,000-5,000

Openings not Provided
Sold...US$ 8,000.00


Closed..Oct-30-2019, 13:47:13 EST
Sold For 8000

Sale No: 1211
Lot No: 409
Symbol:
Cat No: U34

image Perfect strike of the Waterbury Skull & Crossbones

Skull & Crossbones, Type 3, Waterbury, Connecticut (Rohloff R-3), bold strike showing every detail of the design with clear "Waterbury Ct. Jan. 26" circular datestamp on 3¢ Pink cut square (U34), small tear at upper left, small scuff at left below circular datestamp, an Extremely Fine strike of this desirable fancy cancel, ex Jennings (Image)

E. $ 750-1,000

Openings not Provided
Sold...US$ 1,000.00


Closed..Oct-30-2019, 13:48:16 EST
Sold For 1000

Sale No: 1211
Lot No: 410
Symbol:
Cat No: 65

image Nearly complete strike of Dog's Head, one of the rarest of all Waterburys

Dog's Head, Waterbury, Connecticut (Rohloff A-4), bold strike on 3¢ Rose (65), pulled perf at right not noticeable due to placement of the cancel, Very Fine strike of this rare fancy cancel, ex Jennings (Image)

E. $ 2,000-3,000

Openings not Provided
Sold...US$ 1,000.00


Closed..Oct-30-2019, 13:48:50 EST
Sold For 1000

Sale No: 1211
Lot No: 411
Symbol:
Cat No: 65

image Extremely rare Waterbury Elephant, carved to celebrate the circus in town

Elephant, Type 3, Waterbury, Connecticut (Rohloff A-3), carved in recognition of the circus passing through town, perfect strike of front two-thirds of the elephant on 3¢ Rose (65), clearly showing the curved end of the trunk which is only found on the Type 3 design, stamp with natural pre-printing paperfold at right, sealed tears, Extremely Fine strike, this is the first we have offered since keeping computerized records, none of this type was offered in the Houser sale, we have only been able to locate two others (one on cover, one off) in our digital records, ex Waud and Jennings (Image)

E. $ 2,000-3,000

Openings not Provided
Sold...US$ 1,900.00


Closed..Oct-30-2019, 13:49:12 EST
Sold For 1900

Sale No: 1211
Lot No: 412
Symbol:
Cat No: 94

image Full and clear strike of the remarkable Zebra fancy cancel of Waterbury

Zebra, Waterbury, Connecticut (Rohloff A-6), bold strike clearly showing the zebra's stripes, on 3¢ Red, F. Grill (94), stamp repaired with pieces added but this does not affect the cancel, the cancel is Very Fine and very rare, this is the first we have offered since keeping computerized records, none was offered in the Houser sale, our digital records contain one on cover and one other off cover (Image)

E. $ 500-750

Openings not Provided
Sold...US$ 850.00


Closed..Oct-30-2019, 13:49:56 EST
Sold For 850

Sale No: 1211
Lot No: 413
Symbol:
Cat No: 65

image Perfect bold strike of Eagle and Shield fancy cancel of Waterbury

Eagle and Shield, Type 2, Waterbury, Connecticut (Rohloff A-8), perfect strike of almost the entire design on 3¢ Rose (65), part of rim of circular datestamp at bottom, straight edge at left, small thin and corner crease at top right, still an Extremely Fine strike of this patriotic cancel, ex Eno and Jennings (Image)

E. $ 1,000-1,500

Openings not Provided
Sold...US$ 2,600.00


Closed..Oct-30-2019, 13:50:53 EST
Sold For 2600

Sale No: 1211
Lot No: 414
Symbol:
Cat No: 65

image Unusually full and clear strike of the Waterbury Duck on Water

Duck on Water, Waterbury, Connecticut (Rohloff A-10), bold strike of almost entire design (lacks the head) on 3¢ Rose (65), light diagonal crease at center, still Very Fine, a scarce design, with 1995 P.F. certificate (Image)

E. $ 1,000-1,500

Openings not Provided
Sold...US$ 750.00


Closed..Oct-30-2019, 13:51:24 EST
Sold For 750

Sale No: 1211
Lot No: 415
Symbol:
Cat No: U59

image Fantastic Fish fancy cancel of Waterbury

Fish, Waterbury, Connecticut (Rohloff A-12), beautiful bold strike on 3¢ Pink on Buff cut square (U59), full bold strike of "Waterbury Con. Aug. 15 '66" double-circle datestamp, Extremely Fine Gem, especially desirable with the datestamp, a wonderful item, ex Jennings (Image)

E. $ 2,000-3,000

Openings not Provided
Sold...US$ 4,750.00


Closed..Oct-30-2019, 13:52:48 EST
Sold For 4750

Sale No: 1211
Lot No: 416
Symbol: C
Cat No: 114

image The Running Chicken of Waterbury--Postmaster Hill's most famous creation

Running Chicken, Waterbury, Connecticut (Rohloff A-11), clear strike ties 3¢ Ultramarine (114) on cover to Washington, Connecticut, purple 1870 docketing at top, neat "Waterbury Ct. Feb. 19" circular datestamp, right edge of cover and stamp repaired with everything to the right of the "c" of "cents" and top right corner added, the quality of the work is excellent, the Running Chicken strike is original, Very Fine appearance, a rare cover with the famous Running Chicken fancy cancel, from the same correspondence as lot 408 in this sale, which was sent just eight days prior (Image)

E. $ 4,000-5,000

Openings not Provided
Sold...US$ 5,250.00


Closed..Oct-30-2019, 13:54:10 EST
Sold For 5250

Sale No: 1211
Lot No: 417
Symbol:
Cat No: 73

image Two rare Waterbury fancy cancels on 2¢ Black Jack stamps

Small Bee, Moon and Stars, Waterbury, Connecticut, the Small Bee fancy cancel (Rohloff A-14) on 2¢ Black, F. Grill (93), small thin spot, the Moon and Star (Rohloff S-10) on 2¢ Black (73), Very Fine strikes, Waterbury fancy cancels are extremely rare on Black Jack stamps, first with 1998 P.F. certificate, second with 1993 P.F. certificate (Image)

E. $ 2,000-3,000

Openings not Provided
Sold...US$ 1,700.00


Closed..Oct-30-2019, 13:55:03 EST
Sold For 1700

Sale No: 1211
Lot No: 418
Symbol:
Cat No: 96

image Full and clear strike of the Waterbury Small Bee on a 10¢ Grilled Issue

Small Bee, Waterbury, Connecticut (Rohloff A-14), bold strike cancels 10¢ Yellow Green, F. Grill (96), centered to bottom left but completely sound except for maybe a short perf at right, part of rim of circular datestamp at top, Very Fine strike, rare on this 10¢ stamp, ex Jennings (Image)

E. $ 2,000-3,000

Openings not Provided
Sold...US$ 1,600.00


Closed..Oct-30-2019, 13:55:58 EST
Sold For 1600

Sale No: 1211
Lot No: 419
Symbol:
Cat No: 114

image Spectacular bold strike of the Waterbury Small Bee fancy on 3¢ 1869 Pictorial

Small Bee, Waterbury, Connecticut (Rohloff A-14), beautiful strike showing every nuance of the design on 3¢ Ultramarine (114), small thin spots at left, small thin spot at bottom right and faint vertical crease at left not noted on certificate, still an Extremely Fine strike, with 1994 P.F. certificate (Image)

E. $ 1,000-1,500

Openings not Provided
Sold...US$ 1,900.00


Closed..Oct-30-2019, 13:56:52 EST
Sold For 1900

Sale No: 1211
Lot No: 420
Symbol:
Cat No: 112

image The rare Large Bee of Waterbury on a 1¢ 1869 Pictorial

Large Bee, Waterbury, Connecticut (Rohloff A-13), fantastic strike with part of second strike cancels 1¢ Buff (112), straddle-pane margin at left, tiny thin speck at center not noted on certificate, still Extremely Fine strikes, the Large Bee design is too tall to fit on a stamp, the presence of the second strike is the only way to show the entire design off cover, with 1999 P.F. certificate (Image)

E. $ 1,000-1,500

Openings not Provided
Sold...US$ 1,700.00


Closed..Oct-30-2019, 13:57:39 EST
Sold For 1700

Sale No: 1211
Lot No: 421
Symbol: C
Cat No: 114

image Waterbury Small Bee cover

Small Bee, Waterbury, Connecticut (Rohloff A-14), remarkably clear strike and "Waterbury Ct. Feb. 7" circular datestamp both tie 3¢ Ultramarine (114) on cover to Abington, Massachusetts, red docketing at left also notes "1870" in postmark, Extremely Fine strike on a sound stamp and cover, the Small Bee cancel is not the rarest of Waterbury designs (21 covers recorded by William T. Crowe), but full and clear strikes are extremely rare, the example offered here, with every nuance of Postmaster John W. Hill's engraving perfectly clear, on a sound stamp and cover, is truly remarkable--ex Knapp (Image)

E. $ 5,000-7,500

Openings not Provided
Sold...US$ 23,000.00


Closed..Oct-30-2019, 14:00:13 EST
Sold For 23000

Sale No: 1211
Lot No: 422
Symbol:
Cat No: 65

image Perfect bold strike of the Waterbury Padlock

Padlock, Waterbury, Connecticut (Rohloff O-10), perfect strike showing the full design on 3¢ Rose (65), bright color, pulled perf at top right, an Extremely Fine strike, only five covers and probably a similar number off cover are recorded, ex Matthies and Jennings (Image)

E. $ 1,000-1,500

Openings not Provided
Sold...US$ 2,700.00


Closed..Oct-30-2019, 14:02:06 EST
Sold For 2700

Sale No: 1211
Lot No: 423
Symbol:
Cat No: 65

image Scarce Waterbury barrel fancy cancel

Barrel, Waterbury, Connecticut (Rohloff O-1), bold strike on 3¢ Rose (65), part of Waterbury double-circle datestamp at bottom, few pulled or short perfs, Very Fine strike of this rare fancy cancel, ex Eno and Jennings (Image)

E. $ 750-1,000

Openings not Provided
Sold...US$ 550.00


Closed..Oct-30-2019, 14:02:34 EST
Sold For 550

Sale No: 1211
Lot No: 424
Symbol: C
Cat No: 65

image Full clear strike of the scarce Waterbury Left-Handed Beer Mug

Left-Handed Mug, Type 1, Waterbury, Connecticut (Rohloff O-8), beautiful bold strike ties 3¢ Rose (65) on cover to Bridgewater, Connecticut, neat "Waterbury Con. Sep. 16 '67" double-circle datestamp, stamp with diagonal crease at right, few minor toned spots, Extremely Fine strike, this rare fancy cancel is known only with this date (Image)

E. $ 2,000-3,000

Openings not Provided
Sold...US$ 2,100.00


Closed..Oct-30-2019, 14:02:56 EST
Sold For 2100

Sale No: 1211
Lot No: 425
Symbol:
Cat No: 68

image Left-handed mug of Waterbury

Left-Handed Mug, Type 2, Waterbury, Connecticut (Rohloff O-9), bold strike of this remarkable fancy cancel on 10¢ Yellow Green (68), few thin spots, Very Fine strike, this state of the design, with elements of a "cracked mug" at bottom, is extremely rare, the example offered here is an early strike of the variety (Image)

E. $ 2,000-3,000

Openings not Provided
Sold...US$ 1,900.00


Closed..Oct-30-2019, 14:03:33 EST
Sold For 1900

Sale No: 1211
Lot No: 426
Symbol:
Cat No: 92

image Buttonless shoe of Waterbury on 1¢ Grilled Issue

Buttonless Shoe (Congress Gaiter), Waterbury, Connecticut (Rohloff O-12), bold strike on 1¢ Blue, F. Grill (92), diagonal crease at top left is very faint, Very Fine strike of this scarce fancy cancel, according to Wikipedia, this style of buttonless shoe was invented for Queen Victoria in 1836, utilizing stretchable rubber (a new invention) at the sides in place of laces but still keeping the profile of lace-ups, its feminine image was soon lost and was adopted by male wearers, at which time it was dubbed the Congress Gaiter or Boston Boot in the United States, with 1999 P.F. certificate (Image)

E. $ 1,000-1,500

Openings not Provided
Sold...US$ 1,300.00


Closed..Oct-30-2019, 14:04:03 EST
Sold For 1300

Sale No: 1211
Lot No: 427
Symbol:
Cat No: 112

image Nearly complete Buttonless shoe of Waterbury on 1¢ 1869 Pictorial

Buttonless Shoe (Congress Gaiter), Waterbury, Connecticut (Rohloff O-12), bold strike cancels 1¢ Buff (112), faint diagonal crease at bottom left, Very Fine strike of this scarce fancy cancel, according to Wikipedia, this style of buttonless shoe was invented for Queen Victoria in 1836, utilizing stretchable rubber (a new invention) at the sides in place of laces but still keeping the profile of lace-ups, its feminine image was soon lost and was adopted by male wearers, at which time it was dubbed the Congress Gaiter or Boston Boot in the United States (Image)

E. $ 1,000-1,500

Openings not Provided
Sold...US$ 1,700.00


Closed..Oct-30-2019, 14:04:43 EST
Sold For 1700

Sale No: 1211
Lot No: 428
Symbol:
Cat No: 114

image Shoo Fly of Waterbury

Shoo Fly, Waterbury, Connecticut (Rohloff M-2), neat strike ties 3¢ Ultramarine (114) on small piece with "Waterbury Ct. Jun. 22" circular datestamp, Very Fine strike, "Shoo Fly" designs are known used from several towns, including Toledo Ohio, Evanston Ind., Kittrell N.C. and others, the Waterbury version is extremely rare, especially when used on an 1869 Pictorial stamp, with 2000 P.F. certificate (Image)

E. $ 1,000-1,500

Openings not Provided
Sold...US$ 1,300.00


Closed..Oct-30-2019, 14:05:14 EST
Sold For 1300

Sale No: 1211
Lot No: 429
Symbol: C
Cat No: 63

image Full bold strike of the rare Small Mortar and Pestle of Waterbury on a 1¢ 1861 Issue cover

Small Mortar and Pestle, Type 3, Waterbury, Connecticut (Rohloff O-7), phenomenal strike ties 1¢ Blue (63), centered to left, on locally addressed cover with "Waterbury Con. Oct. 9, '67" double-circle datestamp, small cover scuff to left of datestamp, reduced at left, Very Fine strike, Waterbury postmaster John Hill carved three different Mortar & Pestle designs--Rohloff Types 1 and 3 (O-5 and O-7) were carved in 1867 and used with the large double-circle datestamp, and they are much rarer than the Type 2 larger Mortar & Pestle (O-6) that was carved in 1869 and used with the 1868 Grilled and 1869 Issues, we are aware of three other covers with the Type 3 Mortar and Pestle, all are used between September 16 and October 10, 1867, the others have 3¢ stamps, illustrated in Rohloff, The Waterbury Fancy Cancellations 1865-1890 (p. 181) (Image)

E. $ 3,000-4,000

Openings not Provided
Sold...US$ 3,250.00


Closed..Oct-30-2019, 14:05:42 EST
Sold For 3250

Sale No: 1211
Lot No: 430
Symbol: C
Cat No: 65

image Bats, Baseball and Bases of Waterbury--carved after Waterbury's team played a winning game

Bats, Baseball and Bases, Type 1, Waterbury, Connecticut (Rohloff O-2), bold complete strike ties 3¢ Rose (65) on cover to Bridgewater, Connecticut, clear "Waterbury Con. Sep. 9, '67" double-circle datestamp, trivial edgewear, faint toning around a few perf tips, Extremely Fine, a superb strike of this rare and distinctive fancy cancellations of Waterbury--one of the earliest baseball-related designs, the cancellation was created by postmaster John Hill to commemorate the Waterbury Excelsior's victory over the Naugatuck Valley Nine, on July 24, 1867--Crowe records six covers, used between September 2 and 10, 1867, another is also known used on this same day (sold in the Gross U.S. Treasures sale) (Image)

E. $ 10,000-15,000

Openings not Provided
Sold...US$ 16,000.00


Closed..Oct-30-2019, 14:07:10 EST
Sold For 16000

Sale No: 1211
Lot No: 431
Symbol:
Cat No: 65

image Nearly full strike of the Waterbury Bats, Baseball and Bases

Bats, Baseball and Bases, Type 1, Waterbury, Connecticut (Rohloff O-2), bold and nearly complete strike on 3¢ Rose (65), diagonal creases at top right and bottom right, tiny perf tear at bottom left not mentioned on certificate, Very Fine strike, ex Matthies with 1999 P.F. certificate (Image)

E. $ 1,000-1,500

Openings not Provided
Sold...US$ 550.00


Closed..Oct-30-2019, 14:07:35 EST
Sold For 550

Sale No: 1211
Lot No: 432
Symbol:
Cat No: 77

image Extraordinary example of the rare Waterbury Masonic Square and Compass on the 15¢ 1866 issue

Masonic Square and Compass, Waterbury, Connecticut (Rohloff O-4), perfect strike showing the entire design on 15¢ Black (77), small thin spots at top and lower left, few short perfs at left not noted on accompanying certificate, otherwise Extremely Fine, fancy cancels on the 15¢ stamp are extremely rare, this perfect strike of a Waterbury design is truly spectacular, ex Eno, with 2007 P.F. certificate (Image)

E. $ 2,000-3,000

Openings not Provided
Sold...US$ 3,500.00


Closed..Oct-30-2019, 14:09:39 EST
Sold For 3500

Sale No: 1211
Lot No: 433
Symbol: C
Cat No: 65

image Beautiful cover with two strikes of the Waterbury Masonic Square and Compass

Masonic Square and Compass, Waterbury, Connecticut (Rohloff O-4), two clear strikes tie 3¢ Rose (65) on cover to Shelburne, Massachusetts, neat "Waterbury Con. Aug. 31 '67" double-circle datestamp, few short perfs at top left, Very Fine strikes and rare on cover, only three are known on cover, ex Matthies, Houser and Jennings (Image)

E. $ 1,500-2,000

Openings not Provided
Sold...US$ 750.00


Closed..Oct-30-2019, 14:10:12 EST
Sold For 750

Sale No: 1211
Lot No: 434
Symbol: C
Cat No: 65

image Clear strike of the Waterbury Masonic Square and Compass on cover

Masonic Square and Compass, Waterbury, Connecticut (Rohloff O-4) bold strike ties 3¢ Rose (65) on cover to Wolcottville, Connecticut, "Waterbury Con. Sep. 2, 1867" double-circle datestamp also ties stamp, with original letter which mentions train wreck at Thomaston, small tear in stamp at left, cover tear at top affects datestamp, Very Fine strike, only three covers recorded (August 31-September 2), this is the latest known use (Image)

E. $ 1,000-1,500

Openings not Provided
Sold...US$ 700.00


Closed..Oct-30-2019, 14:10:39 EST
Sold For 700

Sale No: 1211
Lot No: 435
Symbol: C
Cat No: 65

image Fantastic bold and detailed strike of the Waterbury Elm Leaf

Elm Leaf, Waterbury, Connecticut (Rohloff L-1), perfect strike showing every detail of the carving ties 3¢ Rose (65) on small cover to Naugatuck, Connecticut, well-struck "Waterbury Con. Jul. 30 '66" double-circle datestamp alongside stamp, Extremely Fine strike (Image)

E. $ 1,500-2,000

Openings not Provided
Sold...US$ 1,800.00


Closed..Oct-30-2019, 14:11:29 EST
Sold For 1800

Sale No: 1211
Lot No: 436
Symbol: C
Cat No: 65

image Beautiful sharp strike of Elm Leaf fancy cancel of Waterbury

Elm Leaf, Waterbury, Connecticut (Rohloff L-1), clear strike and "Waterbury Con. Jul. 29 '66" double-circle datestamp tie 3¢ Rose (65) on cover to Shelburne, Massachusetts, stamp with some perf toning at top, otherwise Very Fine, a wonderful strike, with 2003 P.F. certificate (Image)

E. $ 750-1,000

Openings not Provided
Sold...US$ 425.00


Closed..Oct-30-2019, 14:11:52 EST
Sold For 425

Sale No: 1211
Lot No: 437
Symbol: C
Cat No: 65

image Remarkably bold and full strike of elaborate Waterbury Leaf

Three-Sectioned Leaf, Waterbury, Connecticut (Rohloff L-2), bold strike ties 3¢ Rose (65) on buff cover to Paxton, Illinois, matching "Waterbury Con. Aug. 30 '66" double-circle datestamp, neat receipt docketing, Very Fine strike of this attractive fancy cancel, ex Mitchell, with 2003 P.F. certificate (Image)

E. $ 1,500-2,000

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Sold...US$ 6,000.00


Closed..Oct-30-2019, 14:12:59 EST
Sold For 6000

Sale No: 1211
Lot No: 438
Symbol: C
Cat No: 114

image Fabulous detailed strike of the Waterbury Holly Sprig

Holly Sprig, Waterbury, Connecticut (Rohloff L-4), unusually clear strike ties 3¢ Ultramarine (114) on cover to Plantsville, Connecticut, neat "Waterbury Ct. Mar. 29" (1870) circular datestamp, reduced at right, stamp with short perf at right, Very Fine strike of this design (Image)

E. $ 1,000-1,500

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Sold...US$ 1,300.00


Closed..Oct-30-2019, 14:14:27 EST
Sold For 1300

Sale No: 1211
Lot No: 439
Symbol: C
Cat No: 147

image Perfectly struck Three-Leaf Shamrock of Waterbury

Three-Leaf Shamrock, Type 5, Waterbury, Connecticut (Rohloff F-12), perfect strike ties 3¢ Green (147), straight edge at left, on cover to New Haven, Connecticut, neat "Waterbury Ct. Feb. 17" (1871) circular datestamp, Extremely Fine strike, a beautiful cancel, ex Dr. Jackson (Image)

E. $ 750-1,000

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Sold...US$ 1,800.00


Closed..Oct-30-2019, 14:15:54 EST
Sold For 1800

Sale No: 1211
Lot No: 440
Symbol: C
Cat No: 147

image Group of six Waterbury Leaf and Flower fancy cancels

Leaf and Flower Designs, Waterbury, Connecticut (Rohloff F-1, F-10, F-11, L-6, L-8 and L-9), clear strikes on separate covers, cancel or tie 3¢ Green Bank Note stamps, one with right selvage, one straight edge at left, Very Fine and desirable group, F-1 cancel is the rarest of the group (ex Dr. Jackson, photo shown above), L-6 with 1987 P.F. certificate (Image)

E. $ 1,000-1,500

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Sold...US$ 1,600.00


Closed..Oct-30-2019, 14:16:28 EST
Sold For 1600

Sale No: 1211
Lot No: 441
Symbol: C
Cat No: 92

image Absolutely perfect strike of the Waterbury Pumpkin on a 1¢ F Grill cover

Pumpkin, Waterbury, Connecticut (Rohloff G-2), detailed strike ties 1¢ Blue, F. Grill (92) on locally addressed cover, clear "Waterbury Ct. Jul. 5" (1869) circular datestamp, stamp with small tear at bottom right, single short perf at bottom left, still Very Fine and scarce, ex Mattituck Historical Society, Haas and Myerson (Image)

E. $ 2,000-3,000

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Sold...US$ 2,900.00


Closed..Oct-30-2019, 14:17:40 EST
Sold For 2900

Sale No: 1211
Lot No: 442
Symbol: C
Cat No: 114

image Extraordinarily sharp and complete strike of the Waterbury Acorn

Acorn, Waterbury, Connecticut (Rohloff G-4), phenomenal strike ties 3¢ Ultramarine (114) on cover with embossed tree design on top flap to Washington, Connecticut, "Waterbury Ct. Feb. 28" circular datestamp, magenta 1870 docketing at top, slightly reduced at right into stamp, top left corner of the stamp torn off prior to use, still an Extremely Fine strike of this Waterbury fancy cancel, from the Chase correspondence, ex Jennings (Image)

E. $ 1,000-1,500

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Sold...US$ 4,500.00


Closed..Oct-30-2019, 14:18:40 EST
Sold For 4500

Sale No: 1211
Lot No: 443
Symbol: C
Cat No: 114

image Sharp strike of the Waterbury Acorn fancy cancel

Acorn, Waterbury, Connecticut (Rohloff G-4), clear strike ties 3¢ Ultramarine (114), straight edge at left, on cover to Aiken, South Carolina, stamp also tied by "Waterbury Ct. Feb. 28" circular datestamp, stamp with light horizontal crease not noted on certificate, Very Fine strike of this scarce fancy cancel, with 1976 P.F. certificate (Image)

E. $ 1,000-1,500

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Sold...US$ 550.00


Closed..Oct-30-2019, 14:19:12 EST
Sold For 550

Sale No: 1211
Lot No: 444
Symbol:
Cat No: 114

image Beautiful Waterbury Acorn fancy cancel

Acorn, Waterbury, Connecticut (Rohloff G-4), bold strike on 3¢ Ultramarine (114), light crease affects two perfs at upper left (not noted on accompanying certificate), Very Fine strike, with 1993 P.F. certificate (Image)

E. $ 750-1,000

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Sold...US$ 550.00


Closed..Oct-30-2019, 14:19:49 EST
Sold For 550
Sale No: 1211
Lot No: 445
Symbol:
Cat No: 112

image The rare Waterbury Chrysanthemum on a 1¢ 1869 Pictorial

Chrysanthemum, Waterbury, Connecticut (Rohloff F-3), mostly full and clear strike on 1¢ Buff (112), choice centering, fresh and Very Fine strike of this rare and unusual Waterbury fancy cancel, we estimate there are eight off-cover stamps and four covers with the Waterbury Chrysanthemum cancel, ex Jennings (Image)

E. $ 2,000-3,000

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Sold...US$ 2,500.00


Closed..Oct-30-2019, 14:21:12 EST
Sold For 2500


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