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Sale Number 1188, Lot Number 59, 1861-66 Issue, including Lincoln-Related, Sanitary Fair and Adams ExpressA beautiful and rare Prang & Co, A beautiful and rare Prang & CoA beautiful and rare Prang & Co. campaign design with three-quarter portraits of Abraham Lincoln and Andrew Johnson, the National Union Party candidates in the 1864 wartime election

DESCRIPTION

3¢ Rose (65), two, bright shade, tied by quartered cork cancels, red “Boston Mass. Oct. 17” (1864) double-circle datestamp on cover to Elgin, Minnesota, with beautiful 1864 Campaign design in light purple, Abraham Lincoln and Andrew Johnson three-quarter portraits facing left in circular frames with campaign slogan at left--“With these true hearts, through Victory to Union and Peace”--and stamp collar at right, L. Prang of Boston imprint

CENSUS, LITERATURE AND EXHIBITION REFERENCES

* Dr. James W. Milgram, Abraham Lincoln Illustrated Envelopes and Letter Paper 1860-1865, design AL-154

CERTIFICATION

* The Philatelic Foundation (1994)

CONDITION NOTES

* Extremely Fine

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E. 2,000-3,000
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Sale Number 1188, Lot Number 60, 1861-66 Issue, including Lincoln-Related, Sanitary Fair and Adams Express, This cover depicting Lincoln’s assassin, John Wilkes Booth, and imploring the public to “Hunt the villain down,” is one of two known--a visually striking and historically significant artifact of postal history and the Civil War

DESCRIPTION

3¢ Rose (65), tied by “Lewis Del.” circular datestamp (date unclear) on cover addressed in pencil to Dr. Seth Arnold, Woonsocket, R.I., with John Wilkes Booth “Hunt the Villain Down” Wanted Design with woodcut engraving of Booth, engraver’s imprint “J. D. EHLERS ENG.”, lengthy caption imploring citizens to search for the assassin with final encouragement “It may be by your means that a benignant Government shall mete out justice to one for whom there should be no mercy.”, publishers imprint “Sold by C. H. Anderson, Bookseller & Stationer, 458 7th St., near cor. F, Washington, D.C.”

PROVENANCE

* Siegel Auction Galleries, 1995 Rarities of the World, 6/5/1995, Sale 767, lot 147, to William H. Gross

CONDITION NOTES

* Fine; cover with some slight wrinkling, corner nick at top right and small toned spot at right edge, stamp has tiny margin flaw

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E. 10,000-15,000
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Sale Number 1188, Lot Number 66, Fancy Cancellations, Mostly from Waterbury, Connecticut, Bridgeport Fireman of Waterbury, Connecticut

DESCRIPTION

Bridgeport Fireman, perfect strike with every detail of finely carved lines, tying 3¢ Rose (65) on small piece

CENSUS, LITERATURE AND EXHIBITION REFERENCES

* Paul C. Rohloff, The Waterbury Cancellations, 1865-1890, no. E-6

CERTIFICATION

* The Philatelic Foundation (2004)

CONDITION NOTES

* Extremely Fine strike; small tear at lower right

E. 3,000-4,000
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Sale Number 1188, Lot Number 67, Fancy Cancellations, Mostly from Waterbury, Connecticut, Clown in Top Hat of Waterbury, Connecticut

DESCRIPTION

Clown in Top Hat, full and clear strike on 3¢ Rose (65)

PROVENANCE

* Mattatuck Historical Society, The Collectors Shop (Keffer), 11/12/1959, lot 5

* Morrison Waud, Siegel Auction Galleries, 3/23/1994, Sale 758, lot 276

CENSUS, LITERATURE AND EXHIBITION REFERENCES

* Paul C. Rohloff, The Waterbury Cancellations, 1865-1890, no. E-4

CERTIFICATION

* The Philatelic Foundation (1995)

CONDITION NOTES

* Very Fine

E. 2,000-3,000
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Sale Number 1188, Lot Number 68, Fancy Cancellations, Mostly from Waterbury, Connecticut, Eagle & Shield of Waterbury, Connecticut

DESCRIPTION

Eagle & Shield, perfect full strike on 3¢ Rose (65)

PROVENANCE

* B. H. Handy, The Collectors Shop (Keffer), 11/12/1953

CENSUS, LITERATURE AND EXHIBITION REFERENCES

* Paul C. Rohloff, The Waterbury Cancellations, 1865-1890, no. A-8

CONDITION NOTES

* Extremely Fine strike; stamp has long sealed tear and crease

E. 2,000-3,000
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Sale Number 1188, Lot Number 69, Fancy Cancellations, Mostly from Waterbury, Connecticut, Dog in Collar of Waterbury, Connecticut

DESCRIPTION

Dog in Collar, bold full strike on 3¢ Rose (65)

CENSUS, LITERATURE AND EXHIBITION REFERENCES

* Paul C. Rohloff, The Waterbury Cancellations, 1865-1890, no. A-4

CONDITION NOTES

* Extremely Fine strike; tear through upper left corner (reattached)

E. 2,000-3,000
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Sale Number 1188, Lot Number 70, Fancy Cancellations, Mostly from Waterbury, Connecticut, Duck on Water of Waterbury, Connecticut

DESCRIPTION

Duck on Water, full clear strike on 3¢ Rose (65)

PROVENANCE

* Edward S. Knapp, Amos Eno, Clyde Jennings (collection sold to Gross)

CENSUS, LITERATURE AND EXHIBITION REFERENCES

* Paul C. Rohloff, The Waterbury Cancellations, 1865-1890, no. A-10

CONDITION NOTES

* Extremely Fine strike; stamp with small piece out of margin

E. 2,000-3,000
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Sale Number 1188, Lot Number 72, Fancy Cancellations, Mostly from Waterbury, ConnecticutMan in Hat Smoking Pipe of Waterbury, Connecticut--a perfect strike of this wonderful, whimsical carving by Postmaster John W, Man in Hat Smoking Pipe of Waterbury, Connecticut--a perfect strike of this wonderful, whimsical carving by Postmaster John WMan in Hat Smoking Pipe of Waterbury, Connecticut--a perfect strike of this wonderful, whimsical carving by Postmaster John W. Hill

DESCRIPTIONMan in Hat Smoking Pipe, a perfect pitch black strike showing all of the details of this intricate carving, including the high collar and Hill’s characteristic “smiling” eye, bold “Waterbury Con. Aug. 23 ‘67” double-circle datestamp, the Man ties 3¢ Rose (65) on small cover to Gertrude Cooke in Wolcottville, Connecticut, with original letter

PROVENANCE

* Cooke correspondence first offered through Siegel Auction Galleries, 9/11/1985, Sale 651, this was lot 338

* Milton Mitchell, Siegel Auction Galleries, 5/13/2003, Sale 859, lot 134, to William H. Gross

CENSUS, LITERATURE AND EXHIBITION REFERENCES

* Paul C. Rohloff, The Waterbury Cancellations, 1865-1890, no. E-1

CONDITION NOTES

* Extremely Fine strike; slight gum toning at top of stamp, cover slightly reduced at left

E. 30,000-40,000
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Sale Number 1188, Lot Number 73, Fancy Cancellations, Mostly from Waterbury, ConnecticutEagle & Shield of Waterbury, Connecticut--Postmaster Hill’s patriotic tribute to the Union and E, Eagle & Shield of Waterbury, Connecticut--Postmaster Hill’s patriotic tribute to the Union and EEagle & Shield of Waterbury, Connecticut--Postmaster Hill’s patriotic tribute to the Union and E. Pluribus Unum after the Civil War

DESCRIPTION

Eagle & Shield, intense pitch black strike with the eagle’s feathers and talons in perfect clarity, full bold “Waterbury Con. Jan. 13 ‘66” doublecircle datestamp, the Eagle ties 3¢ Rose (65) on cover to Samuel Hodgson in New York City

PROVENANCE

* Dr. Glenn E. Jackson, Siegel Auction Galleries, 3/3/1970, Sale 369, lot 326, to Matthies

* Katharine Matthies, Siegel Auction Galleries, 1/11/1977, Sale 503, lot 336, to Houser

* Henry Houser, Christie’s Robson Lowe sale, 12/13/1990, lot 4

CENSUS, LITERATURE AND EXHIBITION REFERENCES

* Paul C. Rohloff, The Waterbury Cancellations, 1865-1890, p. 18, no. A-8

CERTIFICATION

* The Philatelic Foundation (1990)

CONDITION NOTES

* Extremely Fine strike; cover has long repaired opening

E. 10,000-15,000
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Sale Number 1188, Lot Number 74, Fancy Cancellations, Mostly from Waterbury, Connecticut, Skull & Crossbones of Waterbury, Connecticut--a message to everyone that the stamp was “dead” and may not be used again

DESCRIPTION

Skull & Crossbones, full strike with equally sharp “Waterbury Con. Apr. 14 ‘66” double-circle datestamp tying 3¢ Rose (65) on cover to the Saugatuck Manufacturing Co. in Connecticut

PROVENANCE

* E. N. Sampson

* Sotheby Parke Bernet sale, 2/5-7/1980, Sale 41, lot 738

* Siegel Auction Galleries, 2003 Rarities of the World, 5/31/2003, Sale 863, lot 334, to William H. Gross

CENSUS, LITERATURE AND EXHIBITION REFERENCES

* Paul C. Rohloff, The Waterbury Cancellations, 1865-1890, no. R-1

CONDITION NOTES

* Extremely Fine strike and cover

E. 5,000-7,500
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