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Sale 761 — United States Stamps and Covers

Sale Date — Tuesday, 27 September, 1994

Category — 3c 1861-68 Fancy Cancels

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
415
c
Sale Number 761, Lot Number 415, 3c 1861-68 Fancy CancelsArrow and Crescent, Arrow and CrescentArrow and Crescent. Mostly bold strike ties 3c Rose (65) on cover to Holly Springs, clear "West Point Miss. Nov. 25" cds, stamp with small tear at T.R. and corner nick (prior to mailing), neither affecting quality of strike, Very Fine and scarce

E. 150-200
350
416
c
Sale Number 761, Lot Number 416, 3c 1861-68 Fancy CancelsBarrel, BarrelBarrel. Clear, nearly complete strike ties 3c Rose (65) with "Waterbury Con. Nov. 11 '67" double circle datestamp, Fine

E. 400-500
300
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417
c
Sale Number 761, Lot Number 417, 3c 1861-68 Fancy CancelsBridgeport Fireman, Bridgeport FiremanBridgeport Fireman. Clear strike on 3c Rose (65) pair and tied by "Waterbury Con. May 6 `66" double circle on large size cover (refolded) to Va., Very Fine cancel

E. 3,000-3,500
2,900
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418
c
Sale Number 761, Lot Number 418, 3c 1861-68 Fancy CancelsCambridge, Mass. Fancy Cancels, Cambridge, Mass. Fancy CancelsCambridge, Mass. Fancy Cancels. Three, each on cover tying No. 65 or 94: Cat's Face, Padlock, and Shield, same correspondence, small stamp faults, Very Fine strikes

E. 250-350
475
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419
c
Sale Number 761, Lot Number 419, 3c 1861-68 Fancy CancelsThe Calais Vt. Cameo, The Calais Vt. CameoThe Calais Vt. Cameo. Tiny male profile, negative image reminiscent of Gen. Geo. McClellan, in octagon frame, well-struck on 3c Rose (65), on small cover with matching "Calais Vt. Apr. 18" double circle ds, cover with tiny edge toning at left only, still Very Fine, accompanied by a second cover from the same correspondence, mailed two days later and showing a fair strike of the same marking on another 3c. THE ONLY KNOWN EXAMPLES OF THIS UNIQUE MARKING, probably the handiwork of postmaster Ira Kent (the only other fancy credited to Calais is a simple "OK"). Unlisted in Skinner/Eno or Slawson's Postal History of Vermont. First time offered at public auction

E. 1,500-2,000
3,250
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420
c
Sale Number 761, Lot Number 420, 3c 1861-68 Fancy CancelsTwo-Cent Coin, Two-Cent CoinTwo-Cent Coin. Clear impression of coin ties s.e. 3c Rose (65) on cover, matching "Marshall Mich. Feb. 7" cds at L., mended nicks at T. center from opening, otherwise Fine, very scarce

E. 250-350
170
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421
c
Colored Cancels on Cover. 50, includes red, green, violet, magenta, purple, odd combinations such as red town and ultramarine Paid, magenta town and blue grid, etc., mixed condition but many scarce or rare towns, etc., Good-Fine

E. 400-500
850
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422
c
Sale Number 761, Lot Number 422, 3c 1861-68 Fancy CancelsCorry Eagle, Corry EagleCorry Eagle. Clear strike of three-bar shield type in worn state, tying 3c Rose (65) on orange cover, clear "Corry Pa. Aug. 24" cds, Fine

E. 150-200
75
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423
c
Sale Number 761, Lot Number 423, 3c 1861-68 Fancy CancelsDevil with Pitchfork, Devil with PitchforkDevil with Pitchfork. Mostly clear strike with matching "West Meriden Con. Jun." cds ties 3c Rose (65) on cover to Detroit, small sealed cover tears at T. from opening, Fine

E. 300-400
230
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424
c
Sale Number 761, Lot Number 424, 3c 1861-68 Fancy CancelsEagle, EagleEagle. Clear strike on 3c Rose (65) with "Cambridge Mass. Dec." cds tying on cover, 1866 docketing at L., Very Fine

E. 100-150
60
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425
c
Sale Number 761, Lot Number 425, 3c 1861-68 Fancy Cancels11 AM, 11 AM11 AM. Bold strike of time cancel on 3c Rose, E. Grill (88) tied by "Whitestown N.Y. Nov. 14" cds, stamp with small faults from scissor-separation in perfs and placement at edge of cover, Fine and scarce

E. 150-200
350
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426
c
Sale Number 761, Lot Number 426, 3c 1861-68 Fancy CancelsFlag, FlagFlag. Mostly bold strike in black ties 3c Rose (65) on orange cover to Vt., matching "White Hall N.Y. Jul. 20 `67" double circle ds, cover slightly reduced at R., Very Fine

E. 200-250
375
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427
c
Sale Number 761, Lot Number 427, 3c 1861-68 Fancy CancelsWaving Flag, Waving FlagWaving Flag. Bold strike ties 3c Rose (65) on cover to New Haven, partial New York cds with second full strike at far right with May 2nd date, faint toning around stamp, otherwise Very Fine

E. 250-350
1,100
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428
c
Sale Number 761, Lot Number 428, 3c 1861-68 Fancy CancelsFlower, FlowerFlower. Clear strike of floral design on 3c Rose (65), not tied, on yellow cover, matching rimless "Martinville Ill. Aug. 10" datestamp, accompanying this is a patriotic ("Protect It!") with a No. 65 tied by the same rimless datestamp (Dec. 31, with month inverted), same correspondence, Very Fine, great pair

E. 200-250
290
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429°
c
Sale Number 761, Lot Number 429, 3c 1861-68 Fancy CancelsG, GG. Clear strike on 3c Rose (65), on yellow cover with clear "Goldsboro N.C. Nov. 29" cds, Very Fine, with 1993 P.F. certificate

E. 150-200
250
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430
c
Sale Number 761, Lot Number 430, 3c 1861-68 Fancy CancelsGeometric, GeometricGeometric. Fantastic bold strike of stars & planets design, on 3c Rose (65), used as receiving mark on cover to Putnam, Con. from Auburndale, Mass., unusual double circle ds with serrated center and 1861 year date in outer rim, stamp tied by "Paid 3" in circle, cover bit reduced at L., far from address and markings, Very Fine, beautiful and rare combination, ex Knapp

E. 250-350
800
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431
c
Sale Number 761, Lot Number 431, 3c 1861-68 Fancy CancelsGeometric, GeometricGeometric. Large design boldly struck, ties 3c Rose (65), matching "New-York May 16, 1863" small double circle on Magee "Union" patriotic, stamp well-centered, Extremely Fine and handsome

E. 150-200
1,250
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432
c
Sale Number 761, Lot Number 432, 3c 1861-68 Fancy CancelsGeometric, GeometricGeometric. Large bold strike ties 3c Rose (65) on cover from New York to Claremont, N.H., forwarded with blue cds, matching "Forwarded" and "Due 3" handstamps, readdressed twice more within Boston, red cds of latter, 1863 usage, blind embossed c.c. for 5th Ave. Hotel, Very Fine, excellent usage

E. 100-150
160
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433
c
Sale Number 761, Lot Number 433, 3c 1861-68 Fancy CancelsGeometric, GeometricGeometric. Perfectly struck in blue, matching "Rutland Vt. Aug. 14, 1863" double circle on cover with military address, Extremely Fine

E. 100-125
140
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434°
c
Sale Number 761, Lot Number 434, 3c 1861-68 Fancy CancelsGreen Star, Green StarGreen Star. Bold strike with matching "Sharon Vt. Mar. 2" cds ties 3c Red, F. Grill (94) on orange cover, Very Fine

E. 100-150
100
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435°
c
Sale Number 761, Lot Number 435, 3c 1861-68 Fancy CancelsCircle of Hearts, Circle of HeartsCircle of Hearts. Bold strike ties 3c Rose (65) with wide margin at L. on orange cover to Waterbury Ct., clear "New-York Aug. 16" small cds, few perfs creased from placement at T., cover slightly reduced at L., far from address, Extremely Fine strike

E. 100-125
0
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436
c
Sale Number 761, Lot Number 436, 3c 1861-68 Fancy CancelsHoneycomb, HoneycombHoneycomb. Mostly bold strike ties 3c Rose (65) on cover to Boston, "Amherst Mass. Dec. 2 '65" double circle ds, reduced bit irregular at R., Very Fine cancel

E. 100-150
160
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437
c
Sale Number 761, Lot Number 437, 3c 1861-68 Fancy CancelsElm Leaf, Elm LeafElm Leaf. Clear strike ties 3c Rose (65) on cover to Maine, partial cds dated Aug. 13, 1866, Fine late example

E. 200-250
260
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438°
c
Sale Number 761, Lot Number 438, 3c 1861-68 Fancy CancelsMan Smoking Pipe Type 2, Man Smoking Pipe Type 2Man Smoking Pipe Type 2. Full bold strike ties 3c Rose (94) on cover to Brandon Miss., clear "Waterbury Con. Oct. 8 '68" double circle ds, docketing at L.

THE ONLY RECORDED EXAMPLE OF THIS RARE WATERBURY ON A FULL COVER AND THE FINEST KNOWN STRIKE

Cover slightly reduced at R., stamp with faint diagonal creasing and some minor staining at R., neither detracting from this Extremely Fine cancel, ex Dr. Jackson, illustrated in Rohloff, page 66

E. 10,000-12,000
24,000
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439°
c
Sale Number 761, Lot Number 439, 3c 1861-68 Fancy CancelsMasonic Square & Compass, Masonic Square & CompassMasonic Square & Compass. Neat strike on 3c Rose (65), on cover with red "East Eddington Me. June 12" cds, Very Fine

E. 200-250
400
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440
c
Sale Number 761, Lot Number 440, 3c 1861-68 Fancy CancelsNegative Design, Negative DesignNegative Design. Two covers with No. 65, one with odd fancy cancel and tied by "Ludlow Vt. Jan. 20 1866" small cds, other from Baldwinsville Mass. and forwarded with same Ludlow marking (tying) and cds with matching "Ford Due 3" straight line hs, latter stamp with small piece out of margin, still Very Fine, choice exhibit pair

E. 100-150
90
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441
c
Paid in Fancy Frame. Two different, on covers from Clayton N.Y., one in black, other in Ultramarine, matching double circle townmarkings, latter cover with some doodling on front, Very Fine cancels, rare

E. 100-150
50
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442
c
Sale Number 761, Lot Number 442, 3c 1861-68 Fancy CancelsPaid in Shield, Paid in ShieldPaid in Shield. Clear strike ties 3c Rose (65) on small white cover, matching "Dedham Mass. Dec. 20" cds, Very Fine

E. 100-150
50
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443
c
Sale Number 761, Lot Number 443, 3c 1861-68 Fancy CancelsPointing Hand, Pointing HandPointing Hand. Bold strike ties 3c Red, F. Grill (94) on cover with matching "Lansing Mich. Jan. 18" cds, stamp with pre-printing paper crease, Very Fine

E. 300-400
600
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444
c
Sale Number 761, Lot Number 444, 3c 1861-68 Fancy CancelsProfile, ProfileProfile. Goblin-like face canceling 3c Rose (65) on cover from Lynchburg, Va., Job Printer's c.c. in black & red, 1867 docketing at R., Fine

E. 100-150
0
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445
c
Sale Number 761, Lot Number 445, 3c 1861-68 Fancy CancelsProfile of Man in Hat, Profile of Man in HatProfile of Man in Hat. Partial strike in circle ties 3c Rose (65) on orange cover, matching "Corry Pa. Dec. 8" cds, handstamped grocer's c.c. at L., accompanying this is Corry Eagle & six-bar Shield cancel on badly soiled cover from same correspondence, first cover with light soiling, Fine, this Corry fancy cancel is unlisted in Skinner/Eno

E. 200-250
2,200
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446
c
Sale Number 761, Lot Number 446, 3c 1861-68 Fancy CancelsPumpkin, PumpkinPumpkin. Bold full strike ties 3c Red, F. Grill (94) on cover to Michigan, "Waterbury Con. Sep. 11" double circle ds also ties stamp, cover with some light staining not affecting the stamp or cancel which is Extremely Fine, ex Dr. Jackson

E. 400-500
750
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447
c
Sale Number 761, Lot Number 447, 3c 1861-68 Fancy CancelsRunning (or Dancing) Man, Running (or Dancing) ManRunning (or Dancing) Man. Negative figure in circle, clear detailed strike ties 3c Rose (65) on orange cover used locally, matching "New-York City Jul. 26" cds, 1866 docketing at L., Very Fine, one of the finest known examples of this very rare New York fancy cancel, showing far more detail than the partly conjectural tracing in Skinner/Eno

E. 1,000-1,500
2,800
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448
c
Sale Number 761, Lot Number 448, 3c 1861-68 Fancy CancelsShield, Six Enclosed Bars, Ty. 2, Shield, Six Enclosed Bars, Ty. 2Shield, Six Enclosed Bars, Ty. 2. Mostly bold strike ties 3c Rose (65) with "Waterbury Con. Jul. 24 `67" double circle on cover, Very Fine

E. 200-250
100
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449°
c
Sale Number 761, Lot Number 449, 3c 1861-68 Fancy CancelsShield, ShieldShield. Bold strike in blue ties 3c Rose (94) on small oblong cover with a second choice strike at R. with matching "Piqua O. Apr. 12" cds, nicely showing the duplex nature of this attractive cancel, 1869 enclosure, Very Fine and choice

E. 200-250
180
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450
c
Sale Number 761, Lot Number 450, 3c 1861-68 Fancy CancelsShield, ShieldShield. Small blue cancel ties 3c Red, F. Grill (94) with matching "Jacksonville Fla. Jan. 20" cds on cover to Mich., Very Fine, fancy cancels from Florida in any period are very scarce

E. 150-200
250
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451
c
Sale Number 761, Lot Number 451, 3c 1861-68 Fancy CancelsShield, ShieldShield. Bold strike ties large copy of 3c Rose (65) with wide margins, on orange cover, "Dayton O. Aug. 22" cds also ties stamp, cover slightly reduced at L., far from address, Extremely Fine eye-catcher

E. 100-150
375
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452
c
Sale Number 761, Lot Number 452, 3c 1861-68 Fancy Cancels"UNION" Star, "UNION" Star"UNION" Star. Bold strike in blue ties 3c Rose (65) on cover, matching "Mittineague Mass. May 2" cds, 1864 enclosure, cover with minor soiling, Fine

E. 150-200
750
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453°
c
Sale Number 761, Lot Number 453, 3c 1861-68 Fancy CancelsFive-Point Star in Circle, Five-Point Star in CircleFive-Point Star in Circle. Bold strike ties nicely centered 3c Rose (65) on yellow cover, "Union Springs N.Y. Jan. 18" cds, slightly reduced at R. with tear into second line of address, Extremely Fine cancel, ex Grunin

E. 150-200
105
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454
c
Five-Point Star, Ty. 2. Clear strike ties 3c Rose (65) on cover with "Waterbury Con. Sep. 12, 1865" double-circle, three days later than Rohloff listing, also two No. 65 covers from Waterbury with grid and target cancels (postmaster Hill had enlisted in the army), first cover with doodling on face, clear of marking

E. 100-150
0
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455°
c
Sale Number 761, Lot Number 455, 3c 1861-68 Fancy CancelsNegative Union Star within Star, Negative Union Star within StarNegative Union Star within Star. Bold strike ties 3c Brown Rose (65) on cover with "West Hampton Mass. Nov. 1 186?" cds at R., bit reduced at R. ( well clear of address) and stamp with repaired corner nicks, Extremely Fine appearing example

E. 250-350
0
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456
c
Sale Number 761, Lot Number 456, 3c 1861-68 Fancy Cancels"UNION" Star within Star, "UNION" Star within Star"UNION" Star within Star. Bold strike ties 3c Rose (65) on cover to Springfield, "West Hampton Mass. Nov. 1, 1864" cds, Very Fine strike

E. 100-150
160
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457
c
Sale Number 761, Lot Number 457, 3c 1861-68 Fancy CancelsT, TT. Large serif letter, readable strike on 3c Rose (65) on cover with Waterbury double-circle dated Jun. 23, 1866 struck partly off edge but identifiable, docketing at L., Fine and very rare (only two recorded), unlisted in Rohloff. As "W" and "A" also exist from this period in the same style, it is possible that the postmaster created a set of handstamps which spelled the town's name

E. 750-1,000
800
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458
c
Sale Number 761, Lot Number 458, 3c 1861-68 Fancy CancelsUSM, USMUSM. Clear strike just ties 3c Rose (65) on cover, "Rutland Vt. Mar. 23" double circle ds, stamp with small margin nick, Very Fine cancel

E. 150-200
60
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459
c
Sale Number 761, Lot Number 459, 3c 1861-68 Fancy CancelsV.A. Sprague.PM.Free, V.A. Sprague.PM.FreeV.A. Sprague.PM.Free. Double circle handstamp with "Corinna Me. Sep. 24" cds ties 3c Rose (65) on small cover to Mass., Fine and attractive

E. 100-150
55
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460
c
Sale Number 761, Lot Number 460, 3c 1861-68 Fancy CancelsV.A. Sprague.PM.Free, V.A. Sprague.PM.FreeV.A. Sprague.PM.Free. Bold double circle ties well-centered 3c Rose (65) on originating in The Forks, Me., readdresed to St. Albans, Me., readdressed to Corinna and forwarded once again to St. Albans, Very Fine

E. 100-150
125
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461
c
Sale Number 761, Lot Number 461, 3c 1861-68 Fancy CancelsWitch Mark, Witch MarkWitch Mark. Clear strike on 3c Rose (65) tied by "Salem Mass. Jan. 10" cds on cover to San Francisco, clear "ADVERTISED" on front, reverse with S.F. cds with integral "Advertised", 1868 file notes on back, Very Fine, very scarce usage

E. 200-250
230
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462
c
Sale Number 761, Lot Number 462, 3c 1861-68 Fancy CancelsX Roman Numeral, X Roman NumeralX Roman Numeral. Two strikes tie 3c Rose (65) on amber cover, clear "Sacarappa Me. Apr. 22" cds, Very Fine

E. 100-150
0
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463
c
3c 1861 Fancy Cancels. Eleven covers, each with different cancel, all 3c 1861s except No. 114 tied by "D" in circle of Union Pacific R.P.O., other cancels incl. Masonic Trowel of Greenfield Ms., beautiful Leaf cancel of Port Royal (unlisted), Six-Point Star of Bordentown N.J., etc., Fine-Very Fine

E. 200-250
270
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464
c
3c 1861 Fancy Cancels on Cover. 130 covers: letters, stars, geometrics, faces, unusual town cancels, etc., minor duplication, some stamp faults and mixed cover condition but cancels Fine or better

E. 1,000-1,500
1,800
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465
 
Sale Number 761, Lot Number 465, 3c 1861-68 Fancy CancelsAll-Seeing Eye, All-Seeing EyeAll-Seeing Eye. New York City, bold and virtually complete strike on 3c Rose (65), Extremely Fine

E. 150-200
260
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466
 
Sale Number 761, Lot Number 466, 3c 1861-68 Fancy Cancels"AJ" Skull & Crossbones Tombstone, "AJ" Skull & Crossbones Tombstone"AJ" Skull & Crossbones Tombstone. Waterbury Conn., bold complete strike with portion of cds on 3c Red, F. Grill (94), and showing distinct breakdown of design at B.L., Extremely Fine, rarely found struck this complete

E. 500-600
400
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467
 
Sale Number 761, Lot Number 467, 3c 1861-68 Fancy CancelsAuxiliary Markings, Auxiliary MarkingsAuxiliary Markings. Collection of eight auxiliary markings on 3c 1861's, includes 3c tied on piece with No. 69 with "Registered" hs; boxed "Collect" (Wells Fargo); Chicago Supplementary Mail; blue Advertised (also one in black, in frame); blue Held for Postage; Insufficiently Paid; and "Free"; some small faults, Fine-Very Fine, scarce group

E. 250-350
190
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468
 
Sale Number 761, Lot Number 468, 3c 1861-68 Fancy CancelsBarrel, BarrelBarrel. Waterbury Conn., clear strike with bit of cds on 3c Rose (65), Fine

E. 250-350
375
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469
 
Sale Number 761, Lot Number 469, 3c 1861-68 Fancy CancelsBird in Nest, Bird in NestBird in Nest. New York City, bold and virtually complete strike on 3c Rose (65) with wide margin and s.e. at L., Very Fine

E. 300-400
0
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470
 
Sale Number 761, Lot Number 470, 3c 1861-68 Fancy CancelsBlue Bird, Blue BirdBlue Bird. Bold strike ties 3c Red, F. Grill (94) on small piece, matching "Rockford Ill. Apr. 3" cds, small perf faults at R. from placement at edge, Very Fine strike

E. 200-250
0
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471
 
Sale Number 761, Lot Number 471, 3c 1861-68 Fancy CancelsBridgeport Fireman, Bridgeport FiremanBridgeport Fireman. Waterbury Conn., bold partial strike on 3c Rose (65), nice detail of face etc., Fine

E. 300-400
290
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472
 
Sale Number 761, Lot Number 472, 3c 1861-68 Fancy CancelsCanasoraga N.Y. Jan. 25/62, Canasoraga N.Y. Jan. 25/62Canasoraga N.Y. Jan. 25/62. Fancy oval hs with ms. date ties 3c Rose (65) on small piece, ink a homemade brownish-black with some minor fading, still Very Fine, rare town cancel

E. 100-125
50
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473
 
Sale Number 761, Lot Number 473, 3c 1861-68 Fancy CancelsCHATTANOOGA TENN., December 24, 1863, CHATTANOOGA TENN., December 24, 1863CHATTANOOGA TENN., December 24, 1863. Blue straight line postmark neatly struck on 3c Rose (65) strip of three with s.e. at R., Fine, scarce on a multiple

E. 100-150
45
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474
 
Sale Number 761, Lot Number 474, 3c 1861-68 Fancy CancelsCollinsville Axe, Collinsville AxeCollinsville Axe. Clear strike on 3c Rose (65), few perfs clipped at T.L., Very Fine cancel, very scarce

E. 150-200
0
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475
 
Sale Number 761, Lot Number 475, 3c 1861-68 Fancy CancelsDeer in Circle, Deer in CircleDeer in Circle. Clear strike on 3c Rose (65), matching "Florence Ioa. Mar. 1" cds on small yellow piece with portion of merchant's stencil hs in brown, Very Fine

E. 200-250
0
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476
 
Sale Number 761, Lot Number 476, 3c 1861-68 Fancy CancelsDog's Head, Dog's HeadDog's Head. Similar to Waterbury type, clear lightly inked strike on 3c Rose (65), Fine and very scarce

E. 400-500
575
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477
 
Sale Number 761, Lot Number 477, 3c 1861-68 Fancy CancelsEagle with Shield, Eagle with ShieldEagle with Shield. Corry Pa., three-bar version, on 3c Rose, E. Grill (88), Very Fine

E. 250-350
350
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478
 
Sale Number 761, Lot Number 478, 3c 1861-68 Fancy Cancels"UNION" Flag, "UNION" Flag"UNION" Flag. Clear strike of Healdsburgh, Cal. cancel on 3c Rose (65), Very Fine

E. 300-400
270
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479
 
Sale Number 761, Lot Number 479, 3c 1861-68 Fancy CancelsFlag, FlagFlag. "Union" type (does not show) of Healdsburg Cal., on 3c Rose (65), Fine and scarce

E. 150-200
0
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480
 
Sale Number 761, Lot Number 480, 3c 1861-68 Fancy CancelsThree-Sectioned Leaf, Three-Sectioned LeafThree-Sectioned Leaf. Waterbury Conn., clear strike ties 3c Rose (65) with portion of cds on small yellow piece, Very Fine

E. 200-250
100
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481
 
Sale Number 761, Lot Number 481, 3c 1861-68 Fancy CancelsMan Smoking Pipe, Man Smoking PipeMan Smoking Pipe. Waterbury Conn., clear strike on 3c Rose (65) with tiny bit of cds seen at R., Very Fine example, ex Dr. Jackson

E. 500-600
2,000
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482
 
Sale Number 761, Lot Number 482, 3c 1861-68 Fancy CancelsMan Smoking Pipe, Man Smoking PipeMan Smoking Pipe. Waterbury Conn., double-struck cancel and portion of datestamp ties 3c Rose (65) on piece with trace of 3c stationery at R., Fine

E. 300-400
105
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483
 
Manuscript Cancels on 3c 1861-67. Thirteen stamps and two covers, includes ms. towns written entirely on stamp and such curiosities as postmaster's message (presumably to a lady friend), "How are you Pet?", also portion of Olympia W.T. on No. 94, etc. Fine and interesting group

E. 100-150
375
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484
 
Sale Number 761, Lot Number 484, 3c 1861-68 Fancy CancelsMasonic Square & Compass in "C", Masonic Square & Compass in "C"Masonic Square & Compass in "C". Bold strike on 3c Rose (65), Extremely Fine

E. 100-150
300
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485
 
Sale Number 761, Lot Number 485, 3c 1861-68 Fancy CancelsLeft-Handed Mug, Left-Handed MugLeft-Handed Mug. Waterbury Conn., bold strike ties 3c Rose (65) on small patriotic piece with portion of cds, Extremely Fine and rare, beautiful example

E. 500-600
900
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486
 
Sale Number 761, Lot Number 486, 3c 1861-68 Fancy CancelsLeft-Handed Mug, Left-Handed MugLeft-Handed Mug. Clear strike on 3c Rose (65), Fine and rare

E. 350-450
150
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487
 
Sale Number 761, Lot Number 487, 3c 1861-68 Fancy CancelsN. & W, N. & WN. & W. Norwich & Worchester R.R. fancy on 3c Rose (65) with s.e., Very FIne

E. 100-150
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488
 
Sale Number 761, Lot Number 488, 3c 1861-68 Fancy CancelsPear, PearPear. Waterbury Conn., bold and virtually complete strike on 3c Rose (65), Extremely Fine, probably the finest example of this very rare Waterbury cancel, accompanied by a 3c 1861 ad cover for pears

E. 1,000-1,500
3,500
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489
 
Sale Number 761, Lot Number 489, 3c 1861-68 Fancy CancelsPointing Hand, Pointing HandPointing Hand. Lansing Mich., clear full strike on 3c Red, F. Grill (94), tiny creasing, Very Fine

E. 150-200
65
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490
 
Sale Number 761, Lot Number 490, 3c 1861-68 Fancy CancelsC.C. Bristol, Postmaster, Manchester, Ocean Co., New Jersey, C.C. Bristol, Postmaster, Manchester, Ocean Co., New JerseyC.C. Bristol, Postmaster, Manchester, Ocean Co., New Jersey. Oval handstamp, clear strike on 3c Rose (65), tiny creases, Very Fine cancel, N.J. county cancels from this period are very rare

E. 75-100
300
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491
 
Railroad Cancels. Five on 3c Rose (65), includes HALF/TICKET two-line hs, bold "Adamstown B. & O. R. R." oval tying on small piece with patriotic c.c., etc. Very Fine cancels

E. 100-150
65
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492
 
Sale Number 761, Lot Number 492, 3c 1861-68 Fancy CancelsRaised Hand, Raised HandRaised Hand. Bold strike ties 3c Rose, F. Grill (94) on small orange piece, clear "Georgetown D.C. Jul. 16" cds, Extremely Fine, unlisted in Skinner/Eno

E. 200-250
105
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493
 
Red Cancels on 3c 1861. 22 singles, each with different Red cancel, includes towns, grids, fancy, Paid, Steamer, etc., includes two covers, mixed stamp condition, Very Good-Fine

E. 100-150
230
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494
 
River Mail J. H. Bunce Agt. Aug. 28 1868. Bold double circle datestamp struck three times tying 3c Red, F. Grill (94) vert. pair on piece with blue "Hokinsville K.Y. Sep. 4" cds, Fine, very scarce

E. 100-125
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495
 
Sale Number 761, Lot Number 495, 3c 1861-68 Fancy CancelsSt. Thomas, St. ThomasSt. Thomas. Fully struck cds on 3c Rose (65), 1869 year date, tiny tear at B., Fine appearance, rare cancel unpriced in Scott

E. 100-125
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496
 
Sale Number 761, Lot Number 496, 3c 1861-68 Fancy CancelsShield, Six Enclosed Bars, Shield, Six Enclosed BarsShield, Six Enclosed Bars. Waterbury Conn., bold strike ties 3c Rose (65) on small yellow piece with mostly complete "Waterbury Con. Jul. 26 '67" datestamp, Extremely Fine and rare

E. 300-400
150
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497
 
Shield Cancels. Fifteen different on 3c Rose (65) incl. strip of three and one cover, some stamp flaws, Very Fine cancels

E. 300-400
230
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498
 
Sale Number 761, Lot Number 498, 3c 1861-68 Fancy CancelsSkull & Crossbones, Skull & CrossbonesSkull & Crossbones. Waterbury Conn., very bold and nearly complete strike on 3c Rose (65), stamp with small faults, Very Fine strike

E. 300-400
375
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499
 
Sale Number 761, Lot Number 499, 3c 1861-68 Fancy CancelsSteamer Katahow, Steamer KatahowSteamer Katahow. Two clear packet datestamps (1865 and 1867) on 3c Rose (65), latter in blue, small creases, very scarce

E. 100-150
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500
 
Sale Number 761, Lot Number 500, 3c 1861-68 Fancy CancelsStencil "Waverly" Townmark, Stencil "Waverly" TownmarkStencil "Waverly" Townmark. 3c Rose (65) with portion of stencil postmark in dark blue with stars, ms. date, Fine and rare

E. 100-150
210
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501
 
Sale Number 761, Lot Number 501, 3c 1861-68 Fancy CancelsUnion Soldier's Head, Union Soldier's HeadUnion Soldier's Head. New York City, bold and nearly complete strike on well-centered 3c Rose (65), Very Fine

E. 200-250
450
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502
 
Sale Number 761, Lot Number 502, 3c 1861-68 Fancy CancelsV.A. Sprague.PM.Free, V.A. Sprague.PM.FreeV.A. Sprague.PM.Free. Double circle hs, fantastic bold strike ties 3c Rose (65) on small orange piece, perfs scissor-trimmed at T., Extremely Fine

E. 100-150
280
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503
 
Sale Number 761, Lot Number 503, 3c 1861-68 Fancy CancelsWFJ PM, WFJ PMWFJ PM. Negative postmaster's initials in circle, bold strike on 3c Rose (65), Extremely Fine strike, unlisted in Skinner/Eno

E. 200-250
425
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504
 
Sale Number 761, Lot Number 504, 3c 1861-68 Fancy CancelsYellow (Almost), Yellow (Almost)Yellow (Almost). 3c Rose (65) with cork cancel in bright shade of orange-yellow, probably as close to the elusive yellow as exists in this period, small faults, Fine and very rare, unlisted in Scott

E. 250-350
150
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505
 
3c 1867 Grills with Fancy Cancels. Six, all on No. 94, includes "LV", Philada Mummers, "Paid 3" in arc, shield, etc., small faults, Fine appearance

E. 100-150
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506
 
3c 1861 Cancels. 32 examples incl. singles, 1 pair and 1 strip of three, all better cancels, colored cancels incl. bright grid cork, ultramarine grid, red cds, fancies incl. Masonic trowel, shield, cross in box, etc., some minor faults, Fine-Very Fine, attractive lot

E. 150-200
375
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507
 
3c 1861-67 Fancy Cancels and Related. Balance of a comprehensive old-time holding, all with the 3c 1861-67, hundreds of stamps and covers, included are specialized showings of Masonics, "U.S.", "Paid" handstamps and Boston fancies, some better individual cancels incl. NYC insect, Cambridge eagle, two Dedham Paids, "Oct." and "Dec." negative script cancels, 2c piece cancel, two different Waterbury "W"s, etc., there are in addition showings of town cancels, grids, Westerns, colored cancels, a few essays, etc., mostly Fine-Very Fine

E. 4,000-5,000
6,500
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