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

United States
Fancy Cancellations—Waterbury, Connecticut

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

Openings not Provided
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

Openings not Provided
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

Openings not Provided
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

Openings not Provided
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

Openings not Provided
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

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


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

Sale No: 1211
Lot No: 446
Symbol:
Cat No: 114

image Fantastic strike of the rare Rose Blossom-- one of the most elaborate designs created by Waterbury's whittling postmaster, John W. Hill

Rose Blossom, Waterbury, Connecticut (Rohloff F-2), remarkably detailed strike on 3¢ Ultramarine (114), small closed tear at bottom center, short perf at upper left not mentioned on accompanying certificate, still an Extremely Fine strike of this remarkable fancy cancel, with 1994 P.F. certificate (Image)

E. $ 4,000-5,000

Openings not Provided
Sold...US$ 8,500.00


Closed..Oct-30-2019, 14:22:26 EST
Sold For 8500

Sale No: 1211
Lot No: 447
Symbol: C
Cat No: 65

image Arguably the finest known strike of the Waterbury 7-bar Shield with Closed Top

Shield with Seven Bars, Closed Top, Waterbury, Connecticut (Rohloff Q-3), bold strike and "Waterbury Con. Mar. 24 '66" double-circle datestamp tie 3¢ Rose (65) on cover to Woodbridge, Connecticut, slightly reduced at left, still Extremely Fine, a truly magnificent example of this post-Civil War patriotic theme cancel, ex Haas, with 1980 P.F. certificate (Image)

E. $ 2,000-3,000

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


Closed..Oct-30-2019, 14:23:06 EST
Sold For 1900

Sale No: 1211
Lot No: 448
Symbol: C
Cat No: 65

image Perfect and bold strike of the Waterbury 6-bar Shield cancel

Shield with Six Enclosed Bars, Type 2, Waterbury, Connecticut (Rohloff Q-10), perfect strike and "Waterbury Con. Jul. 9 '67" double-circle datestamp tie 3¢ Rose (65) on cover to Irvington, New Jersey, stamp with tiny tear, cover slightly reduced at right, Extremely Fine strike and a beautiful cover, ex Gibson and Eno, with 2003 P.F. certificate (Image)

E. $ 1,500-2,000

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


Closed..Oct-30-2019, 14:24:02 EST
Sold For 1600

Sale No: 1211
Lot No: 449
Symbol: C
Cat No: 94

image Full and extremely sharp strike of the Waterbury 8-bar Shield

Shield with Eight Bars and Open Top, Waterbury, Connecticut (Rohloff Q-4), bold strike ties 3¢ Red, F. Grill (94), deep shade, clear grill, on cover to Blackstone, Massachusetts, "Waterbury Con. Apr. 24 '68" double-circle datestamp, sender's directive "Via Worcester", reduced at left, minor edgewear, Very Fine, ex Eno (Image)

E. $ 750-1,000

Openings not Provided
Sold...US$ 375.00


Closed..Oct-30-2019, 14:24:25 EST
Sold For 375
Sale No: 1211
Lot No: 450
Symbol: C
Cat No: U58

image Waterbury Heart with Arrow fancy cancel used on Valentine's Day

Heart with Arrow Pointing Down to Right, Waterbury, Connecticut (Rohloff J-5), bold strike on 3¢ Pink on White entire (U58) to Southbury, Connecticut, neat "Waterbury Ct. Feb. 14" (1869) circular datestamp, slight wrinkling at top right not mentioned on accompanying certificate, Extremely Fine strike, ex Houser, with 1990 P.F. certificate (Image)

E. $ 1,000-1,500

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


Closed..Oct-30-2019, 14:25:25 EST
Sold For 2500

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