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H.R. Harmer GPN, Inc. Sale: 3047

United States
Fancy Cancels
Sale No: 3047
Lot No: 2130
Symbol:
image Shield with "U" (North Andover, MA), nice strike of shield with a "U" in the center and rays, "North Andover Mass. Feb 12" datestamp (Lincoln's Birthday), on 1888 cover addressed to New York City (backstamped the following day), slightly reduced at top for display, very fine and attractive (Cole SH-1 23) (Image)

CV. 100

Opening US$ 160.00
Sold...US$ 160.00


Closed..Sep-30-2021, 16:10:03 EST
Sold For 160

Sale No: 3047
Lot No: 2131
Symbol: Cat No: Collection

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image Shield Fancy Cancel Collection, 129 covers and cards from the 1860s/80s, a large number Skinner-Eno listed including Brooklyn NY (PS-FC 60), Cambridge MA (PS-S 14), Covington KY (PS-ST 59), Macon GA (PS-ST 35), Boston MA (PS-ST 10), West Eau Claire WI (PS-ST 61), Rahway NJ (PS-O 29), Southbury CT (PS-ST 38), Alexandria VA (PS-FC 24), and many more, usual mixed condition but most strikes are fine or better, a wonderful assortment for the dedicated collector and certainly very difficult to duplicate (Image)

CV. 500

Opening US$ 2,200.00
Sold...US$ 2,200.00


Closed..Sep-30-2021, 16:11:24 EST
Sold For 2200

Sale No: 3047
Lot No: 2132
Symbol:
image Masonic Square and Compass with "G" (East Eddington, ME), remarkably bold, perfect strike on 1861 3c Rose (65), with matching "East Eddington Me Aug 10" datestamp on cover to Mason, New Hampshire, extremely fine, a wonderful and choice cover in every regard, ex-Eno (S-E FR-M2a 9) (Image)

CV. 150

Opening US$ 900.00
Sold...US$ 900.00


Closed..Sep-30-2021, 16:13:32 EST
Sold For 900

Sale No: 3047
Lot No: 2133
Symbol:
image Negative Masonic Square and Compass (Alliance, OH), crisp and complete strike ties 1861 3c Rose (65, tiny perf faults) along with "Alliance O. Aug 7" datestamp, cover addressed to Medford, New Jersey, light toning/wear, still very fine, ex-Eno (S-E FR-M3a 3) (Image)

CV. 50

Opening US$ 70.00
Sold...US$ 70.00


Closed..Sep-30-2021, 16:14:20 EST
Sold For 70

Sale No: 3047
Lot No: 2134
Symbol:
image "G" in Masonic Compass (South Wilbraham, MA), perfect strike on 1861 3c Rose (65, perf faults) with matching "South Wilbraham Ms Mar 19" datestamp alongside (1866 use), on handsome cover addressed to "Miss Laura W. Stebbins, 107th Regt. U.S.C. [Colored] Infty, Washington D.C.," barely reduced at left, an extremely fine strike on a lovely cover, ex-Eno (S-E FM-M3a 11) (Image)

CV. 150

Opening US$ 325.00
Sold...US$ 325.00


Closed..Sep-30-2021, 16:16:55 EST
Sold For 325

Sale No: 3047
Lot No: 2135
Symbol:
image Square and Compass in Circle (Mittineague, MA), discernible strike on 1857 3c Dull red (26), "Mittineague Mass. Nov 17" datestamp alongside on 1861 cover addressed to Pleasant Prairie, Wisconsin, barely reduced at left, very fine, the second-nicest Mittineague masonic fancy cancel we have offered this year (S-E FR-M4c 1) (Image)

CV. 200

Opening US$ 190.00


Closed..Sep-30-2021, 16:17:20 EST
Sold For 0

Sale No: 3047
Lot No: 2136
Symbol:
image Masonic Square and Compass in Circle (Lonsdale, RI), strike in blue ties 1861 3c Rose (65, straightedge), "Lonsdale R.I. Nov 12" double circle datestamp also ties to small ladies cover addessed to Mansfield, Massachusetts, fine and attractive (S-E FR-M4c 5) (Image)

CV. 50

Opening US$ 50.00
Sold...US$ 50.00


Closed..Sep-30-2021, 16:17:40 EST
Sold For 50

Sale No: 3047
Lot No: 2137
Symbol:
image Masonic Square and Compass in "G" (Williston, VT), perfect strike on 1861 3c Rose (65), matching "Williston Vt May 20" datestamp (1865 docketing), addressed to Washington, DC, stamp with trivial stain at lower right, still extremely fine and attractive, scarce on cover (S-E FR-M4d 4) (Image)

CV. 100

Opening US$ 250.00
Sold...US$ 240.00


Closed..Sep-30-2021, 16:18:30 EST
Sold For 240

Sale No: 3047
Lot No: 2138
Symbol:
image "G" in Triangle in Square (Centreville, MI), beautiful strike ties 1869 3c Ultramarine (114) to cover to Egypt, New York, "Centreville Mich. Feb(?) 24" datestamp at top left, extremely fine and attractive in every respect, a choice 1869 cover with a Masonic cancel (S-E FR-M6 1, listed as Grandview possibly in error) (Image)

CV. 120

Opening US$ 1,000.00
Sold...US$ 1,000.00


Closed..Sep-30-2021, 16:20:22 EST
Sold For 1000

Sale No: 3047
Lot No: 2139
Symbol:
image "Fiery Cross" (Norwich, CT), two covers, first with 1861 3c Rose (65) tied and "Norwich Con Oct 19" small double circle datestamp on cover to West Springfield, Massachusetts; second cover 3c Pink on buff entire with additional 1861 3c Rose (U35, 65) with two bold strikes of fancy and large "Norwich Con Nov 15 '63" double circle datestamp, second cover with book publisher cornercard, both covers with small faults (former reduced at right into stamp, latter with tears and light staining), still a fine and presentable pair of items bearing a dramatic Masonic cancel (S-E CR-C 25) (Image)

CV. 75

Opening US$ 75.00
Sold...US$ 75.00


Closed..Sep-30-2021, 16:20:47 EST
Sold For 75

Sale No: 3047
Lot No: 2140
Symbol:
image "All-Seeing Eye" (New Hope, PA), bold and complete strike just ties 1869 3c Ultramarine (114, faded), "New Hope Pa. Oct 19" datestamp at left, address panel erased, despite this a presentable example of this attractive and rare Masonic fancy cancel (S-E FR-M7 1) (Image)

CV. 75

Opening US$ 75.00


Closed..Sep-30-2021, 16:20:53 EST
Sold For 0

Sale No: 3047
Lot No: 2141
Symbol: Cat No: MA-50

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image Masonic Fancy Cancels, 71 covers of Masonic origin, designs including compasses from Creek Centre NY (MA-50), Grand Island Station NE in green-blue on 1869 3c, Painted Post NY in blue (FR-M3a 20), Nashua NH (FR-M3b 38), Mittineague MA (FR-M4c 3), Copake Iron Works NY (FR-M4c 23), Chicopee Falls MA (FR-M3b 11), and Charleston NH on 1869 3c (FR-M2c 11); crescent and star of Northampton MA (CR-21) and Bangor ME (CR-28); Orland IN (LS-O 2, probably the letter "O"); Canton MA (LS-C 14, probably the letter "C"); "open book" of Rutland VT on reduced official cover; six-point stars from The Glen NY (ST-6P 20) and Chicopee MA on 1851 3c (ST-6P 23); "trowel" from Greenfield MA (PO-Tr 1); and "Odd Fellows links" from Forest OH; mixed condition but many fine and very fine strikes and certainly a wealth of further research to be done here, a wonderful and eclectic assortment of covers (Image)

CV. 500

Opening US$ 725.00
Sold...US$ 725.00


Closed..Sep-30-2021, 16:22:02 EST
Sold For 725

Sale No: 3047
Lot No: 2142
Symbol:
image "Odd Fellow links" (Canton, MS), clear strike ties 1851 3c Dull red (11, mostly full margins) to cover to New Orleans (Carroll Hoy correspondence), "Canton Mi. Nov 4" datestamp, very fine and attractive, a choice example of this popular fancy cancel, 1981 Philatelic Foundation certificate (FR-N Mb 1) (Image)

CV. 150

Opening US$ 525.00
Sold...US$ 525.00


Closed..Sep-30-2021, 16:22:52 EST
Sold For 525

Sale No: 3047
Lot No: 2143
Symbol:
image "Odd Fellow links" (Ship Island, MS), 3c Rose (65) tied to yellow cover to Salem, Massachusetts by "Ship Island, Miss.» two line handstamp with «Apr 2" manuscript date, Frajola reports only three known examples of this cancel which was used on the mails from Federal forces when they first occupied Ship Island in April 1861, very fine (S-E FR-NMb 4) (Image)

CV. 300

Opening US$ 2,400.00
Sold...US$ 2,400.00


Closed..Sep-30-2021, 16:24:41 EST
Sold For 2400

Sale No: 3047
Lot No: 2144
Symbol:
image "All-Seeing Eye" (Washington, IN), crisp and mostly-complete strike in blue on 1861 3c Rose (65, faults), "Washington Ind. Aug 14" datestamp ties, on cover to Dillsburg, Pennsylvania (from the "Miss Lizzie Smith" correspondence, as are evidently all examples of this cancel), cover with crease running underneath the stamp, a very fine-appearing example of this attractive cancel (S-E FR-NMb 6) (Image)

CV. 200

Opening US$ 800.00
Sold...US$ 800.00


Closed..Sep-30-2021, 16:25:45 EST
Sold For 800

Sale No: 3047
Lot No: 2145
Symbol:
image Pythagorean Theorem (Topeka, KA), unusual negative cancel demonstrating the Pythagorean theorem through the use of three squares, on 1861 3c Rose (65) with "Topeka Kan. Mar 23" datestamp alongside, cover addressed to Drytown, California, attractive "Capitol House" cornercard, slightly reduced at right, very fine, an unusual math-themed subject for a cancellation (Image)

CV. 75

Opening US$ 130.00
Sold...US$ 130.00


Closed..Sep-30-2021, 16:26:40 EST
Sold For 130

Sale No: 3047
Lot No: 2146
Symbol:
image "KKK" in Circle (Beloit, WI), crisp strike on 1873 3c Green (158, faults), "Beloit Wis Sep 30" datestamp alongside, cover addressed to Delavan, Wisconsin, a very fine example of this Ku Klux Klan cancel (Cole ML-116) (Image)

CV. 200

Opening US$ 200.00
Sold...US$ 200.00


Closed..Sep-30-2021, 16:27:14 EST
Sold For 200

Sale No: 3047
Lot No: 2147
Symbol:
image Negative "KKK" in Circle (Company Shops, NC), fair strike on 1873 3c Green (158) with matching "Company Shops N.C. Apr 18" datestamp (probably 1875), addressed to New York City, very fine, an interesting and unrecorded cancelrnFrom Statements, depositions, and other records submitted by Gov. William W. Holden relating to crimes of the Ku Klux Klan against citizens of North Carolina, 1869-1871:rnA school house and church at Company Shops, Alamance County, for the use of the colored people, was burnt by order of a camp. The guilty party was arrested by order of Gov. Holden, and will be tried for the crime. rnThe Rev. Mr. Conliss, a native of Vermont, and a teacher of a colored school at Company Shops, Alamance, was taken from his house at night and badly whipped...because he taught a colored school and was a loyal man. (Image)

CV. 150

Opening US$ 150.00
Sold...US$ 150.00


Closed..Sep-30-2021, 16:27:43 EST
Sold For 150

Sale No: 3047
Lot No: 2148
Symbol:
image "Kleagle" Mask (Jefferson, TX), 1872 legal-sized, official post office cover addressed to Elkton, Kentucky with "Jefferson Tex. Sep 6" datestamp, three 1870 3c Green (147) adhesives each with a strike of this enigmatic cancel and additional clear strike at left, cover very faulty and reduced into half of one stamp, very fines strikes of this rare Klan-related cancel (Cole JO-100) (Image)

CV. 75

Opening US$ 110.00
Sold...US$ 110.00


Closed..Sep-30-2021, 16:28:33 EST
Sold For 110
Sale No: 3047
Lot No: 2149
Symbol:
image "100" Years (Waterbury, CT), perfect strike ties 3c Banknote (158, perf tip toning) to neat cover addressed to Still River, Massachusetts, "Waterbury Ct. June 10" cds alongside, cover with trivial foxing, an extremely fine and extraordinary example of this attractive cancel which was used for only a few days in June of 1876 to celebrate the Centennial of the United States of America (Rohloff N-5, rarity "RRR") (Image)

CV. 500

Opening US$ 2,200.00
Sold...US$ 2,200.00


Closed..Sep-30-2021, 16:30:09 EST
Sold For 2200

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