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

United States
Fancy Cancels
Sale No: 3047
Lot No: 2150
Symbol:
image "185" Electoral Votes for Hayes (Waterbury, CT), bold strike on 1875 1c Postal card addressed to West Cheshire, CT, matching "Waterbury Conn. Feb 19 7AM" cds, light water spotting, very fine and rare cancel created to commemorate the victory of Rutherford B. Hayes in the 1876 presidential election, 1990 Philatelic Foundation certificate (Rohloff N-6)rnThe presidential election of 1876 is, to this day, considered to have been the most contentious and controversial election in American history. Republican nominee Rutherford B. Hayes bested Democrat Samuel J. Tilden by a margin of 185-184, the closest result ever. (Image)

CV. 2,000

Opening US$ 2,000.00
Sold...US$ 2,000.00


Closed..Sep-30-2021, 16:30:50 EST
Sold For 2000

Sale No: 3047
Lot No: 2151
Symbol:
image Negative "76" (Morrisville, VT), bold, perfect strike on 1873 1c Postal card (UX3), "Morrisville Vt. Aug 12" datestamp, addressed to Johnson, Vermont, extremely fine example of this centennial cancel (Cole YD-94) (Image)

CV. 50

Opening US$ 85.00
Sold...US$ 85.00


Closed..Sep-30-2021, 16:31:22 EST
Sold For 85

Sale No: 3047
Lot No: 2152
Symbol:
image Negative "67" (Horseheads, NY), bold strike in blue on 1861 3c Rose (65, nibbed perfs), matching "Horseheads N.Y Jul 10" datestamp, cover addressed to Pulteney, New York, very fine and fresh (S-E ND-Y 10) (Image)

CV. 75

Opening US$ 300.00
Sold...US$ 300.00


Closed..Sep-30-2021, 16:31:57 EST
Sold For 300

Sale No: 3047
Lot No: 2153
Symbol:
image "1873" in Globe (Greeley, CO), mostly-complete strike ties 3c Green banknote to cover to Clinton, Wisconsin, matching "Greeley Col May 8" datestamp, slightly reduced at right so that stamp hangs over the edge, very fine, a rare territorial fancy cancel created three years before Colorado statehood (Cole YD-26) (Image)

CV. 75

Opening US$ 110.00
Sold...US$ 110.00


Closed..Sep-30-2021, 16:32:34 EST
Sold For 110

Sale No: 3047
Lot No: 2154
Symbol:
image "1880" in Fancy Circle (Westborough, NY), strong strike in blue of this ornate and attractive cancel ties two 1873 3c Green (158) to cover addressed to Jersey City, New Jersey, matching "Wurtsborough N.Y. Jun 18" datestamp, cover with repaired tear at bottom and slightly reduced at left, a very fine strike of this unlisted cancel (Cole YD-143 is a similar cancel from two years later) (Image)

CV. 50

Opening US$ 75.00
Sold...US$ 75.00


Closed..Sep-30-2021, 16:33:27 EST
Sold For 75

Sale No: 3047
Lot No: 2155
Symbol: Cat No: YD-78

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image Year Date Fancy Cancels, approximately 53 covers and cards including: Mattapoisett MA "76" (YD-78), "77" (YD-103), and "78" (2, YD-118); Nashotah WI "1869" (ND-Y 15), "1870" (2, YD-9), "1872" (YD-19), and 1873 (YD-24); Osceola Mills PA "US 76" (YD-99) and "US 77" (YD-100); South Orange NJ "76" (YD-95), "78" (YD-126), "79" (similar to YD-131), and "82" (YD-142); Watkins NY "1870" (YD-4) and "1871" (unlisted); Saint Johnsbury VT "1875" (YD-37) and "76" (unlisted); Lawrence MA "L71", Newark NJ "1871" (YD-16), Thomasville GA "72", Hammondsport NY "73", Utica NY "73" and "76", Westfield MA "74", Waverly NY "75" (YD-42), Canton PA "75" (YD-39), Concord NH "76" in bell (blue, YD-74), Amherst NH "76" (YD-82), Philipsburgh PA "76" (YD-57), Ardmore PA "76" (YD-59), Hollidaysburgh PA "76" (YD-58), Curwinsville PA "76" (YD-60), New Britain CT "76" (YD-87), Franklin Falls NH "1876", Lancaster PA "76" on ad cover (YD-89), Barre River R.R. "76", Medina NY "76", Dauphin PA "76", Monroe NY "77", Morrisville VT "77", Duncannon PA "77" (2, YD-106), Ticonderoga NY "78" (YD-122), Clearfield PA "79", Charlottesville VA "79" (YD-128), University of VA "1879" (blue, YD-129), Kendall Creek PA "1880" (YD-136), Wurstborough NY "1880", Gallatin TN "83", Nashville TN "83" (YD-145), Hays City KS "76" (reversed), and New York City "83" in oval; mixed cover condition but strikes generally fine or very fine, a very impressive collection which would be difficult to duplicate, providing the buyer with a plurality of all Cole-listed year date cancels and a good number of unlisted devices (Image)

CV. 150

Opening US$ 1,100.00
Sold...US$ 1,100.00


Closed..Sep-30-2021, 16:34:26 EST
Sold For 1100

Sale No: 3047
Lot No: 2156
Symbol:
image "11.A.M." (Wentworth, NH), crisp strike ties 1869 3c Ultramarine (114) to yellow cover addressed to Providence, Rhode Island, small "Wentworth N.H. May 24 1870" double circle datestamp, just reduced at right, very fine, a wonderful cancel particularly on an 1869 issue (S-E ND-T 2) (Image)

CV. 200

Opening US$ 375.00
Sold...US$ 375.00


Closed..Sep-30-2021, 16:35:18 EST
Sold For 375

Sale No: 3047
Lot No: 2157
Symbol: Cat No: Collection

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image Numerals Fancy Cancels Collection, approximately 210 covers and cards including numerals: 1 (24 incl Harrisburg PA NS-A 8), 2 (13), bottle stopper 2½ (Denver CO and Norwich NY), 3 (24 incl Leominster, MA NS-C7, Fort Plain NY GE-H 10, Bergen NY NS-C 14, Woodstock VT NU-11, Lee MA NS-C 11), bottle stopper 3 (Cortland NY, Lansing MI, Fort Leavenworth KS, Vallejo CA), 4 (15 incl Brooklyn NY NS-D 1), 5 (21), 6 (11), 7 (14 incl Mittineague MA NU-79, Washington DC Congress), 8 (9 incl Cortland NY NU-51, New York NY NYC-19), 9 (4), 10 (28 incl Fort Washington MD NS-J 26, Rochester PA on all-over "fever & ague antidote" ad cover), 11 (8), 12 (6), 13 (4), 14 (5 incl Lyons NY on 1869 3c), 16, 17 (2), 18 (Boston MA BOS-45), 20 (3 incl Portland ME BOR-16), 22, 24 (2 incl Chester CT NS-X 5), 26 (Los Angeles & Independence RR cornercard), 30 (2), 40 (2), and 85, mixed condition, many unlisted (Image)

CV. 500

Opening US$ 1,400.00
Sold...US$ 1,400.00


Closed..Sep-30-2021, 16:36:23 EST
Sold For 1400

Sale No: 3047
Lot No: 2158
Symbol:
image Fancy "C" in Oval Frame (Bloomingburgh, NY), two strikes tie well-centered 1861 3c Rose to 1867 cover addressed to Newark, New Jersey, with matching "Bloomingburgh N.Y. Sep 5" datestamp at upper left, Very Fine and attractive, illustrated in Skinner-Eno page 283 (S-E LS-C 23) (Image)

CV. 75

Opening US$ 75.00
Sold...US$ 75.00


Closed..Sep-30-2021, 16:36:52 EST
Sold For 75

Sale No: 3047
Lot No: 2159
Symbol:
image Negative "H" in Circle (Peekskill, NY), bold strike on 1869 1c Buff (112) with partial "Peekskill N.Y. Sep 5(?)" datestamp also tying, locally-addressed, very fine and attractive fancy cancel especially on a 1c 1869, this initial cancel was created by postmaster Joseph Hudson (S-E LS-H 24) (Image)

CV. 100

Opening US$ 100.00
Sold...US$ 100.00


Closed..Sep-30-2021, 16:37:27 EST
Sold For 100

Sale No: 3047
Lot No: 2160
Symbol:
image "A.J." in Grid (Brattleboro, VT), essentially-complete strike ties 1861 3c Rose (65) to cover addressed to Springfield, Massachusetts, "Brattleboro Vt. 15 Feb" datestamp, barely reduced at right, a very fine and attractive example of the early state of this pro-Andrew Johnson cancel (S-E LC-A 1) (Image)

CV. 250

Opening US$ 625.00
Sold...US$ 625.00


Closed..Sep-30-2021, 16:38:09 EST
Sold For 625

Sale No: 3047
Lot No: 2161
Symbol:
image "AJ" on Tombstone (Waterbury, CT), bold and clear strike on 1867 3c Red "F" grill (94, clipped perfs), on cover to New York City with "Waterbury Ct. Mar 30" datestamp also tying, Adams Hotel cornercard, cover with small piece out at bottom left, a very fine strike of this popular politically-inspired cancel (Rohloff R-5) (Image)

CV. 250

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


Closed..Sep-30-2021, 16:39:04 EST
Sold For 1000

Sale No: 3047
Lot No: 2162
Symbol:
image "L.B." in Octagon (West Hartford, CT), perfect strike on 1857 3c Dull red (26, with guideline at right, nibbed perfs), on cover to South Hadley, Massachusetts, "West Hartford Ct. Oct 6(?)" datestamp, barely reduced at left, an extremely fine strike of this cancel created by postmaster Leonard Buckland (S-E LC-L 1) (Image)

CV. 200

Opening US$ 525.00
Sold...US$ 525.00


Closed..Sep-30-2021, 16:39:51 EST
Sold For 525

Sale No: 3047
Lot No: 2163
Symbol:
image Negative "NY" (South Valley, NY), bold strike on 1861 3c Rose (65), with upside-down "South Valley N.Y. Aug 15" datestamp alongside, on cover with three-stanza poem "Make Home Pleasant", J.A. Howells (Jefferson, Ohio) imprint, addressed to Richmondville, New York, minor cover creases, very fine and attractive combination of cancel and cachet, ex-Eno (S-E LC-N 6) (Image)

CV. 75

Opening US$ 375.00
Sold...US$ 375.00


Closed..Sep-30-2021, 16:40:51 EST
Sold For 375

Sale No: 3047
Lot No: 2164
Symbol:
image "NY" (Greenville, NY), bold, perfectly-centered strike on 1857 3c Dull red (26), with equally-strong "Greenville N.Y. Mar 15" large datestamp at top left, on orange cover addressed to Washington, DC, large advertising stencil on reverse (although unfortunately part of backflap is missing), small piece out at top, very fine strike (S-E LC-N 8) (Image)

CV. 100

Opening US$ 675.00
Sold...US$ 675.00


Closed..Sep-30-2021, 16:41:35 EST
Sold For 675

Sale No: 3047
Lot No: 2165
Symbol:
image Negative "Lincoln" and Stars (Albany, NY), choice strike ties 1861 3c Rose (65) to orange cover to New York, "Albany N.Y. Oct 4" datestamp alongside, minor edge faults, very fine and attractive, a lovely example of this popular cancel (S-E LC-NP 15) (Image)

CV. 250

Opening US$ 800.00
Sold...US$ 800.00


Closed..Sep-30-2021, 16:42:09 EST
Sold For 800

Sale No: 3047
Lot No: 2166
Symbol:
image "Bully!" (Rutland, VT), bold, complete strike in blue ties 1861 3c, matching double circle "Rutland VT May 26 1863" cds alongside, possible hints as to the meaning may be found in Vermont newspapers of 1863 which include references such as «Bully for the Conscription Act» and a Rutland County Herald of August 1863 that mentions the «Bully Bounty Babies,» the only reported example, ex-Mandel, JarrettrnThis cover was the subject of an article by David L. Jarrett in the November 1985 issue of the American Philatelist (and was pictured on the front cover). Jarrett speculated that the marking was probably used only for a day or two as other covers from the correspondence, including one dated the next day, bear standard cancels. (Image)

CV. 2,000

Opening US$ 5,500.00
Sold...US$ 5,500.00


Closed..Sep-30-2021, 16:43:46 EST
Sold For 5500

Sale No: 3047
Lot No: 2167
Symbol:
image "JWV" (Rusk, TX), cancel of "J.W. Vining", 1868 legal-sized cover addressed to New Orleans, four stamps (three 1861 3c Rose, 65; one 1867 3c Red F grill, 94), "Rusk Texas. Jul 4" datestamp alongside, attorneys at law cornercard, slightly reduced, a very fine use of a cancel that is unlisted in Skinner-Eno (Image)

CV. 200

Opening US$ 275.00
Sold...US$ 275.00


Closed..Sep-30-2021, 16:44:24 EST
Sold For 275

Sale No: 3047
Lot No: 2168
Symbol:
image "Love U" and Broken Heart (Oquawka, IL), two covers, both unlisted in Skinner-Eno, the first with a negative "L/OVE/U" in circle, two strikes tie 1861 3c Rose (65) to cover to New Paltz, New York, with large double circle "Oquawka Ill. Dec 10" datestamp; second cover with a stylized broken heart (?) cancel on 1867 3c Red F grill (94), "Oquawka Ill. Feb 2" datestamp on cover to Buckland, Maine; very fine and attractive pair (Image)

CV. 200

Opening US$ 220.00
Sold...US$ 220.00


Closed..Sep-30-2021, 16:44:53 EST
Sold For 220
Sale No: 3047
Lot No: 2169
Symbol:
image "Diamond Rubber" (Mclndoe's Falls, VT), two covers, each with 1879 3c Green (184), first with sharp strike of fancy cancel in purple with matching December 22 datestamp, slightly reduced at left; other with same cancel in black and February 7 datestamp, a very fine pair of items, the postmaster of McIndoe's Falls apparently used the trademark block from a rubber boot as a cancellation device (Cole ML-120) (Image)

CV. 100

Opening US$ 130.00
Sold...US$ 130.00


Closed..Sep-30-2021, 16:45:18 EST
Sold For 130

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