Waterbury Fancy Cancellations
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  • Lot# : 93 Fancy Cancels

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    Duck on Water (Rohloff A-10), clear strike showing all the intricate details ties 1861 3c Rose (65) to an envelope addressed to NY City, "Waterbury Se 24 67" town postmark alongside, stamp some blunted perfs, envelope opened at left, Very Fine and choice, an exemplary strike of this desirable cancel; illustrated in Rohloff, Figure 12, page 19rnProvenance: Dr. Glenn Jackson (R.A. Siegel Sale 369, 1970)
    Start Price : 5,000.00 USD
    Current Opening : 5,000.00 USD
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    Lot# : 94 Fancy Cancels

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    Large Bee (Rohloff A-13), an exceptionally crisp and clear complete strike ties on 1869 3c Ultramarine (114) to an envelope addressed to Aiken SC, "Waterbury Mar 17" cds alongside, envelope opened at left, choice Very Fine; Extremely Fine and rare with all the fine details clearly seenrnProvenance: Irwin Weinberg (Private Transaction)
    Start Price : 7,500.00 USD
    Current Opening : 7,500.00 USD
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    Lot# : 95 Fancy Cancels

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    Man With Hat, Type 2 (Rohloff E-5) strong strike ties 1861 3c Rose (65) on an envelope addressed to NY City, matching "Waterbury Con Apr __66" double circle town cancel, stamp some trivial perf tip toning, cover opened and bit reduced at left, overall Very Fine and eye-catching design, Rohloff rarity RRRR (not more than 5 examples known)
    Start Price : 1,500.00 USD
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    Lot# : 96 Fancy Cancels

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    Woman in Bonnet, Facing Right (Rohloff E-10), nice strike ties 1869 3c Ultramarine (114) to an envelope addressed to Washington, Conn, "Waterbury CT Mar 4 " (1870) cds alongside, rounded top right corner due to placement and some gum-soaked perfs, envelope opened and bit reduced at right, still Very Fine, a desirable strike which shows the intricate details in the woman's face; Rohloff rarity "RRR" (not more than 8 copies known)rnProvenance: Dr. John Robertson (Private Transaction)
    Start Price : 2,500.00 USD
    Current Opening : 2,500.00 USD
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    Lot# : 97 Fancy Cancels

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    Three-Leaf Shamrock, Type 6 (Rohloff F-13), "The Christmas Tree" Leaf, ties 1869 3c Ultramarine to an envelope addressed to Baltimore (Whittelsey correspondence) with a clear "Waterbury Dec 25" (Christmas Day) cds alongside, the envelope with light aging and hinge remain in the upper left corner, opened at left, Very Fine cancelrnProvenance: Edward S. Knapp (Parke-Bernet Galleries, 1941)
    Start Price : 500.00 USD
    Current Opening : 500.00 USD
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    Lot# : 98 Fancy Cancels

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    Initial "A," Type 1 (Rohloff K-1), strong strike cancels an 1861 10c Green straddle-pane single (68) on an envelope addressed to "Mr Frank H Bradley/ Care of U.S. Consul/ Panama/ New Granada", full strike of "Waterbury Feb 8 68" double circle cancel alongside, Very Fine in every respect; elusive use to a foreign destination; illustrated in Rohloff figure 136, page 124rnProvenance: Paul Rohloff (Private Transaction)rnGordon Eubanks (Private Transaction)
    Start Price : 150.00 USD
    Current Opening : 150.00 USD
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    Lot# : 99 Fancy Cancels

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    Initial "W," with Serifs, Type 2 (Rohloff K-15), bold strike on 1861 3c Rose (Scott 65) on an envelope addressed to New Haven, Conn, the matching double circle "Waterbury Con Oct 24 '66" town marking just ties stamp, ms. docketing at left, stamp with some short perfs (partially due to envelope opening and slight reduction at right), otherwise Very Fine
    Start Price : 150.00 USD
    Current Opening : 150.00 USD
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    Lot# : 100 Fancy Cancels

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    Initial "W," with Serifs, Type 4 (Rohloff K-17), full cancel ties 1861 10c Green (68) to an envelope addressed to "St John, New Brunswick/ British America", "Waterbury Dec 12 67" double circle postmark alongside, backstamped Saint John N.B. DE 13 1867, stamp rounded lower right corner, envelope opened and bit reduced at right, Very Fine use to foreign destination; illustrated in Rohloff, figure 152, page 132rnProvenance: Paul Rohloff (Private Transaction)rnGordon Eubanks (Private Transaction)
    Start Price : 250.00 USD
    Current Opening : 250.00 USD
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    Lot# : 101 Fancy Cancels

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    Maple Leaf, Type 1 (Rohloff L-6), neat strike ties 1869 3c Ultramarine (Scott 114) on an envelope addressed to Bethel Conn, matching "Waterbury Ct Apr 26" town marking, envelope multiple h.r. on back, Very Fine example of this scarce marking; Rohloff rarity "RRRR" (not more than five covers known)rnProvenance: Irwin Weinberg (Private Transaction)
    Start Price : 250.00 USD
    Current Opening : 250.00 USD
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    Lot# : 102 Fancy Cancels

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    Ten-Petaled Leaf, Type 1 (Rohloff L-18), clearly defined cancel just ties 1873 1c Ultramarine (156) to a locally addressed envelope with accompanying "Waterbury Mar 31 3 PM" cds, stamp trivial perf tip toning, envelope neatly opened at right, fresh and Very Fine
    Start Price : 150.00 USD
    Current Opening : 150.00 USD
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    Lot# : 103 Fancy Cancels

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    "U S" (Rohloff M-3), most of a cancel (missing most of the "S") ties 1861 3c Rose (26) to cover to Saugatuck, Connecticut, double circle "Waterbury Con March '66" cancel alongside, docketing at left, stamp with some short perfs, small backflap tear and multiple h.r. on back, still Very Fine, illustrated in Rohloff, figure 199, page 167rnProvenance: Paul Rohloff (Private Transaction)rnGordon Eubanks (Private Transaction)
    Start Price : 250.00 USD
    Current Opening : 250.00 USD
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    Lot# : 104 Fancy Cancels

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    Barrel (Rohloff O-1), an unusual double-strike on a 3c Pink entire (U59), one crisp and nearly complete the other only slightly less clear applied just below the indicia, double circle "Waterbury Con Nov 3 '67" town marking (another much lighter strike above), addressed to Shelburne Mass (Kellogg correspondence), envelope without portions of the backflap, otherwise Very Fine; Rohloff rarity "RRR"rnProvenance: Katherine Matthies (R.A. Siegel Sale 503, 1977)rnPaul Rohloff (Private Transaction)rnHenry W. Houser (Christie's-NY, 1990)rnDr. John Robertson (Private Transaction)
    Start Price : 500.00 USD
    Current Opening : 500.00 USD
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    Lot# : 105 Fancy Cancels

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    Bats, Baseball and Diamond, Type 1 (Rohloff O-2), the famed "Baseball Game" design being an essentially complete strike which ties 1861 3c Rose (65) to an envelope addressed to Waukegan Ill, a "Waterbury Con. Sep. 5 '67" double circle date stamp, with original enclosure, envelope scattered specks and light moisture stains, opened and slightly reduced at left (also partially open top and bottom with some bends/ wrinkles on the left side, still Very Fine, one of the most desirable designs and very rare on cover, Rohloff rarity "RRRR"
    Start Price : 1,000.00 USD
    Current Opening : 1,000.00 USD
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    Lot# : 106 Fancy Cancels

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    Mortar and Pestle, Type 1 (Rohloff O-5), fabulous strike ties 1861 3c Rose (65) on an envelope addressed to Brooklyn NY, accompanying perfect strike of "Waterbury Con May 14 '67" double-circle postmark, stamp some short perfs and rounded upper left corner, envelope neatly opened at left, Very Fine and choice, Rohloff rarity "RRRR"; illustrated in Rohloff, figure 210, page 180rnProvenance: Paul Rohloff (Private Transaction)rnGordon Eubanks (Private Transaction)
    Start Price : 1,000.00 USD
    Current Opening : 1,000.00 USD
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    Lot# : 107 Fancy Cancels

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    Padlock (Rohloff O-10), splendid strike of ties 1861 3c Rose (65) on a patriotic envelope (back side with blue and red stripes bordering backflaps plus an embossed "Union and Constitution" design on backflap) addressed to East Bloomfield NY, also tied by "Waterbury Con Dec 27 '67" double circle postmark, stamp with light crease, envelope opened and slightly reduced at right, overall Very Fine and outstanding; illustrated in Rohloff on page 216 and rate ed "RRR"rnProvenance: Rarities of the World (R.A. Siegel Sale 679, 1987)rnDr. John Robertson (Private Transaction)
    Start Price : 750.00 USD
    Current Opening : 750.00 USD
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    Lot# : 108 Fancy Cancels

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    Skull & Crossbones, Type 3 (Rohloff R-3), nice strike ties 1869 3c Ultramarine (114) on a small envelope addressed to Hartford Conn and forwarded to Providence RI, accompanying "Waterbury CT Jan 27" cds plus a Hartford forwarding cancel, and partial geometric, stamp light crease, envelope opened and bit reduced at left, Very Fine and scarce with a Rohlofff rarity of "RRRR"rnProvenance: Irwin Weinberg (Private Transaction)
    Start Price : 500.00 USD
    Current Opening : 500.00 USD
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    Lot# : 109 Fancy Cancels

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    Six-Point Star, Type 2 (Rohloff S-5A), type with "clipped" points, nearly full strike (rare thus) ties 1861 3c Rose (65, natural straight-edge) on an envelope addressed to Harrisburg Pa, partially struck "Waterbury Con Feb 21" (1868) double circle postmark, envelope opened and slightly reduced at left, Very Fine and rare with just three covers recorded
    Start Price : 400.00 USD
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    Lot# : 110 Fancy Cancels

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    Star Within a Star (Rohloff S-6), bold well-defined strike ties 1861 3c Rose (65) to an envelope with embossed cc for "Jas. R. Ayers Watches, Jewelry..." cc, addressed to Woodbury Conn, accompanying "Waterbury Con Sep 23 '65" dated postmark, ms. docketing at left, envelope some tiny edge breaks along top, some discoloration on the back and a bit at lower left, still Fine and attractive; Rohloff rarity "RRRR"rnProvenance: Dr. John Robertson (Private Transaction)
    Start Price : 500.00 USD
    Current Opening : 500.00 USD
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