Lot# 259 - Sales #3015-16 - StampShow Richmond Auctions

  • Lot# : 259 Connecticut Postal History

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    Soldier’s Head (Rohloff E-3) excellent strike ties 3c Rose (65) on cover addressed to Bridgeport Conn, matching double circle Feb 2 »66 date stamp, cover with light fold at the left not affecting the postmark or the adhesive, otherwise Extremely Fine; Ex-Mattatuck Historical Society, Paul C. Rohloff, Gordon Eubanks, John R. Boker, Jr.rnThe Crowe census records only 4 examples of this cancellation on cover used between Feb 2 and Feb 13 1866, Rohloff felt that not more than 5 examples on cover existed. Illustrated in the Rohloff book as figure 71.
    Start Price : 2,000.00 USD
    Current Opening : 5,750.00 USD
    Hammer price : 16,000.00 USD