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

United States
Fancy Cancellations—Waterbury, Connecticut

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

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