Lot Details

LOT# : 73
Date: June 24, 2022

Connecticut Postal History

Rose (Rohloff F-2), ties 1869 1c Buff (112) to yellow drop cover, red "Waterbury Con Nov 23" double circle datestamp alongside, cover opened at right just barely affecting bottom right corner perforation of stamp, very fine, one of the most ornate of Postmaster Hill's celebrated designs and particularly unusual with a red datestamp (possibly unique amongst all Waterbury covers), illustrated in Rohloff page 79 (red cancel not mentioned), Rohloff rarity "RRRR", 2022 Philatelic Foundation certificate Provenance: Gordon Eubanks (Private transaction)
Starting Price: $1,000
Hammer Price: $4,250