Sale 1107 — United States Stamps

Sale Date — Tuesday-Wednesday, 28-29 July, 2015

Category — Fancy Cancellations: Off Cover

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
144
FC
Sale 1107, Lot 144, Fancy Cancellations: Off Cover3c Rose (65). Margins to just clear, profile bust of George Washington fancy cancel of Tunkhannock Pa., obviously based on the 3c 1861 stamp and clearly struck in near total alignment with its design source, Very Fine strike

E. 400-500
650
145
FC
Sale 1107, Lot 145, Fancy Cancellations: Off Cover3c Rose (65). Cancelled by complete strike of Man-in-the-Moon with Star fancy cancel of Boston Mass. (Skinner-Eno PH-F 91), Very Fine strike of this rare cancel

E. 400-500
1,300
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146
FC
Sale 1107, Lot 146, Fancy Cancellations: Off Cover3c Rose (65). Pastel color, clear strike of Horse's Head fancy cancel of Chattanooga Tenn., Extremely Fine strike

E. 400-500
1,800
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147
FC
Sale 1107, Lot 147, Fancy Cancellations: Off Cover3c Rose (65). Clear strike of Deer in Circle fancy cancel of Deerfield Mass., slightly short perf at lower left, Very Fine strike

E. 300-400
900
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148
FC
Sale 1107, Lot 148, Fancy Cancellations: Off Cover3c Rose (65). Clear strike of Benedict Arnold's Leg in elaborate escutcheon fancy cancel of Brattleboro Vt., couple flaws incl. small tear at top, Very Fine strike of this rare cancel, we have not offered another example since our Sale 746 in 1992, before betraying the American cause Arnold was wounded in the foot during the Battle of Quebec, he suffered further injuries at the Battles of Ridgefield and Saratoga which ended his fighting career, a boot monument commemorating his pre-1780 service and his wounding is located at Saratoga National Historical Park, but it does not mention Arnold's name

E. 500-750
325
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149
FC
Sale 1107, Lot 149, Fancy Cancellations: Off Cover3c Rose (65). Cancelled by clear Shoe Fly fancy cancel of Kittrell N.C., stamp with small flaws, Very Fine strike of this scarce fancy cancel, the children's song of the same name was written by Thomas Brigham Bishop (who also wrote "When Johnny Comes Marching Home" and other famous patriotic songs), the words were later changed to "I belong to somebody" from "I belong to Company G", a reference to a black detachment commanded by Bishop

E. 500-750
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150
FC
Sale 1107, Lot 150, Fancy Cancellations: Off Cover3c Rose (65). Bright color, tied to small piece of cover by nearly complete strike of negative "Lincoln" and Stars in Circle fancy cancel of Albany N.Y., Very Fine strike of this scarce and outstanding cancel

E. 500-750
950
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151
FC
Sale 1107, Lot 151, Fancy Cancellations: Off Cover3c Rose (65). Bold "Union" and Negative Star in Pentagon fancy cancel of Mittineague Mass., beautiful nearly complete strike in blue, small sealed tear at right, Extremely Fine strike

E. 400-500
1,000
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152
FC
Sale 1107, Lot 152, Fancy Cancellations: Off Cover3c Rose (65). Attractive margins, couple short perfs at left, bold complete strike of framed Star within Star fancy cancel of Putnam Conn., Very Fine strike

E. 150-200
300
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153
FC
Sale 1107, Lot 153, Fancy Cancellations: Off Cover3c Pink (64). Brilliant color, well-centered, clear strike of Shield fancy cancel, matching "Fort Plain N.Y. 28 Dec. 1861" double-circle datestamp on piece of buff cover, Very Fine stamp and cancel, a beautiful piece

E. 400-500
400
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154
FC
Sale 1107, Lot 154, Fancy Cancellations: Off Cover3c Rose (65). Horizontal strip of three, trimmed perfs at left, faults incl. repair at right edge and blunted perfs, three bold strikes of "US" in shield fancy cancel, Very Fine strikes

E. 200-300
130
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155
FC
Sale 1107, Lot 155, Fancy Cancellations: Off Cover3c Rose (65). Horizontal strip of three, three bold strikes of Waterbury Conn. Heart Within Heart fancy cancel, a few minor perf separations, Very Fine strikes

E. 500-750
1,900
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156
FC
Sale 1107, Lot 156, Fancy Cancellations: Off Cover3c Rose (65). Cancelled by bold strike of North Haven Conn. "Delta Omega Chi" Fraternal Symbol, Very Fine strike of this rare fancy cancel

E. 300-400
950
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157
FC
Sale 1107, Lot 157, Fancy Cancellations: Off Cover3c Rose (65). Bold strike of large "W" fancy cancel of Waterbury Conn., rim of circular datestamp at left, slightly short perf at left, Very Fine strike

E. 150-200
375
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158
FC
Sale 1107, Lot 158, Fancy Cancellations: Off Cover3c Rose (65). Bold strike of large "W" fancy cancel of Waterbury Conn., rim of circular datestamp at left, small thin spot at right, Very Fine strike

E. 150-200
190
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159
FC
Sale 1107, Lot 159, Fancy Cancellations: Off Cover3c Rose (65). Cancelled by bold strike of large letter "Q" fancy cancel, some slight perf toning, Very Fine strike, of the many initial cancels, "Q" is one of the rarest

E. 100-150
300
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160
FC
Sale 1107, Lot 160, Fancy Cancellations: Off Cover3c Rose (65). Margins to on at left, bold strike of Macedon N.Y. initials in medallion fancy cancel, Very Fine strike

E. 150-200
225
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161
FC
Sale 1107, Lot 161, Fancy Cancellations: Off Cover3c Rose, F. Grill (88). Rich color, well-struck Fouled Anchor fancy cancel of Fayville Mass., tiny tear at top left, Very Fine strike

E. 300-400
400
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162
FC
Sale 1107, Lot 162, Fancy Cancellations: Off Cover3c Rose (65). Bold complete strike of blue fancy framed Star within Star cancel of Putnam Conn., Extremely Fine strike

E. 200-300
425
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163
 
3c Rose (65). Group of more than 115 stamps accumulated for cancels, nearly all off-cover plus a few covers, largely No. 65 but more than 15 grilled stamps noted as well, wide range of cancels incl. stars, geometric, clover, "Paid", numerals, towns, colors incl. red, blue, one cover with green Columbus O. circular datestamp and grid cancel, lots of shade variety incl. some approaching Rose Pink, mixed condition with the cancel paramount rather than soundness, Fine appearing and interesting group

E. 300-400
750
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