Lot# 252 - Sales #3015-16 - StampShow Richmond Auctions

  • Lot# : 252 Connecticut Postal History

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    Dog’s Head (Rohloff A-04) superb strike of eye catching cancel ties 3c Rose (65, natural straight edge at right) on cover addressed to South Britain, Conn, matching double circle Jan 17 »66 date stamp to the left of the cancel, cover with small water spot at top center just touches the date stamp and stamp with minor flaws otherwise Very Fine; Ex-Ms. Kattherine Matthies, Henry W. Houser, John R. Boker, Jr.rnThe Crowe census records only 7 examples of this cancel on cover used between Jan 9 and Jan 23 1866, Rohloff felt that not more than 8 covers existed.
    Start Price : 2,000.00 USD
    Current Opening : 2,000.00 USD
    Hammer price : 20,000.00 USD