Fancy Cancels

"Erivan" Collection Part VI
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  • Lot# : 43 Fancy Cancels

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    Fish (Rohloff A-12), bold and complete strike ties 1861 3c Rose (65, short perfs at left) to cover to Saugatuck, Connecticut, "Waterbury Con Aug 18 '66" datestamp also ties, docketing at left, Extremely Fine strike and cover, a wonderful example of this rare marking, the Crowe census records 11 examples, 1982 Philatelic Foundation certificate no longer accompanies (Rohloff rarity "RRRR")rnProvenance: Rarities of the World (R.A. Siegel Sale 755, 1993)
    Start Price : 2,500.00 USD
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    Lot# : 44 Fancy Cancels

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    Small Bee (Rohloff A-14), bold strike showing many of the fine details of this attractive cancel ties 1869 3c Ultramarine (114, corner faults) to cover to Washington, Connecticut, "Waterbury Ct. Jan 31 "70" datestamp (manuscript date), docketing at top, left edge slightly reduced, Very Fine strike on a clean and fresh cover (Rohloff rarity "RRR", an underestimate)
    Start Price : 750.00 USD
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    Lot# : 45 Fancy Cancels

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    Man Smoking Pipe, Type 1 (Rohloff E-1), sharp strike on 1861 3c Rose (65, s.e. at right), "Waterbury Con Aug 24 '67" datestamp alongside, cover addressed to Shelburne, Massachusetts, cover with light edge wear including small tears and piece out along the top, backflap torn, a Very Fine strike of this popular device and the earliest example recorded, Toaspern handstamp on reverse, Crowe census records 10 examples on cover (Rohloff rarity "RRR")rnProvenance: Dr. John Robertson (Private Transaction)
    Start Price : 2,000.00 USD
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    Lot# : 46 Fancy Cancels

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    Man With Hat, Type 1 (Rohloff E-4), also known as the Circus Clown, bold and complete strike ties 1861 3c Rose (65) with "Waterbury Con Apr 30 '66" datestamp also tying, addressed to New Haven, Connecticut (Jacocks correspondence), Extremely Fine markings and cover, one of the rarest of all Waterbury cancels that was in use for two days with only three covers recorded, a gem in every regard (Rohloff rarity "RRRR")rnProvenance: Katherine Matthies (R.A. Siegel Sale 503, 1977)rnHenry W. Houser (Christie's-NY, 1990)rn
    Start Price : 5,000.00 USD
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    Lot# : 47 Fancy Cancels

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    Bridgeport Fireman (Rohloff E-6), complete strike showing "BF" in hat and most details of face ties 1861 3c Rose (65, lightly oxidized) to cover to Wurtsboro, New York, "Waterbury Apr 26 '66" datestamp alongside, Very Fine strike and cover, this famous and attractive cancel was only used between April 25 and May 8, 1866 (Rohloff rarity "RRR", an underestimate)
    Start Price : 2,000.00 USD
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    Lot# : 48 Fancy Cancels

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    Woman in Bonnet, Facing Right (Rohloff E-10), full strike on a tiny ladies envelope addressed to New York City with "Waterbury Ct Mar 29" datestamp alongside, backside with an 1869 3c Ultramarine (114) tied by a partial second strike, imperceptibly reduced at right and left, Extremely Fine, a wonderful showpiece showing this classic Waterbury design as clearly as possible (Rohloff rarity "RRR")
    Start Price : 5,000.00 USD
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    Lot# : 49 Fancy Cancels

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    Tulip (Rohloff F-4), bold and complete strike ties 1861 3c Rose (65, faults) to cover to New York City, "Waterbury Con Oct 15 '67" datestamp alongside, additional "Due 3" marking, right edge of cover has been expertly added, Very Fine strike (Rohloff rarity "RRRR")rnProvenance: Dr. John Robertson (Private Transaction)
    Start Price : 500.00 USD
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    Lot# : 50 Fancy Cancels

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    Pumpkin (Rohloff G-2), splendid strike ties 1869 3c Ultramarine (114) to small ladies cover addressed to East Westmoreland, New Hampshire, "Waterbury Ct Jul 10" datestamp alongside, Very Fine, attractive and unusual (Rohloff rarity "RR")
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    Lot# : 51 Fancy Cancels

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    Heart with Arrow Pointing Down to Right (Rohloff J-5), bold and sharp strike ties 1870 3c Green (147) to cover to Hartford, Connecticut, "Waterury Ct. Feb 14" (1871) datestamp, original contents enclosed (an attractive invitation to a dance), light bleaching, Very Fine and attractive (Rohloff "RRRR")rnProvenance: Dr. John Robertson (Private Transaction)
    Start Price : 200.00 USD
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    Lot# : 52 Fancy Cancels

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    Initial "G", Type 1 (Rohloff K-7), attractive strike on 1861 3c Rose (65), "Waterbury Con Sep 8 '66" datestamp alongside, addressed to Saugatuck, Connecticut, docketing at left, small backflap faults, Very Fine and choice, signed "OK GE Jackson" (Rohloff rarity "RRR")rnProvenance: Paul C. Rohloff (Private Transaction)rnGordon Eubanks (Private Transaction)
    Start Price : 150.00 USD
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    Lot# : 53 Fancy Cancels

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    "W", Type 5 (Rohloff K-18), bold strike ties 1861 3c Rose (65, damaged) to envelope addressed to Saugutuck, Connecticut, "Waterbury Jul 14 '66" postmark alongside, Very Fine strike on a clean cover, pictured in Rohloff page 132 (Rohloff rarity "RRR")
    Start Price : 150.00 USD
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    Lot# : 54 Fancy Cancels

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    Three-Sectioned Leaf (Rohloff L-2), splendid strike showing the intricate detailing in the veins ties 1861 3c Rose (65) to envelope addressed to New Preston, Connecticut, "Waterbury Con Aug 25 '66" datestamp alongside, Very Fine in every respect, illustrated in Rohloff page 142 (Rohloff rarity "RR")rnProvenance: Mattatuck Historical Society (The Collectors Shop, 1959)
    Start Price : 250.00 USD
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    Lot# : 55 Fancy Cancels

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    Leaf, Type 6 (Rohloff L-11), three nice strikes tie 2c Vermilion, 5c Blue (178-79) on 3c Green entire addressed to Germany, "Waterbury Conn. May 14" datestamp (1878 docketing), backstamped Ohrdruf, Extremely Fine markings and cover, a colorful usage to a rare destination, 1990 Philatelic Foundation certificate (Rohloff rarity "RRR")rnProvenance: Henry W. Houser (Christie's-NY, 1990)
    Start Price : 750.00 USD
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    Lot# : 56 Fancy Cancels

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    "185" (Rohloff N-6), full strike on an 1873 3c Green (158) on an envelope addressed to Jersey City, New Jersey, well-struck "Waterbury Conn Feb 19 10AM" (1877) datestamp alongside, Very Fine and fresh, a wonderful example of this popular cancel commemorating the number of electoral votes received by Hayes in the election of 1876 (Rohloff rarity "RRR")rnProvenance: Paul Rohloff (Private Transaction)rnGordon Eubanks (Private Transaction)
    Start Price : 750.00 USD
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    Lot# : 57 Fancy Cancels

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    Left Handed Mug, Type 1 (Rohloff O-8), full and a partial strike tie two 1861 3c Rose (65, right stamp small tear at top) to envelope to Blackstone, Massachusetts, "Waterbury Ct Sep 16 '67" postmark, Extremely Fine strikes, this cancel was in use for only one day, illustrated in Rohloff page 181 (Rohloff rarity "RRRR")rnProvenance: Paul Rohloff (Private Transaction)rnGordon Eubanks (Private Transaction)
    Start Price : 2,000.00 USD
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    Lot# : 58 Fancy Cancels

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    Buttonless Shoe (Rohloff O-12), exceptional strike ties 1869 3c Ultramarine (114, small faults) to envelope with "Waterbury Ct. Mar 22" datestamp, addressed to Annapolis, Maryland and then forwarded to Shelburne Falls, Massachusetts, manuscript "If not called for..." docketing at left, small tears along top edge, Extremely Fine strike on an attractive and choice cover, this short lived cancel was only used between March 19 and March 26, 1870(Rohloff "RRRR")
    Start Price : 1,000.00 USD
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    Lot# : 59 Fancy Cancels

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    Skull & Crossbones, Type 1 (Rohloff R-1), clear strike ties 1861 1c Blue (63) on locally addressed envelope with "Waterbury Con Apr 13 '66" postmark, Extremely Fine and attractive, this cancel was in use only from April 13 to 14, 1866, 1993 Philatelic Foundation certificate does not accompany (Rohloff rarity "RRRR", although it is now known about 11 examples exist)rnProvenance: Rarities of the World (R.A. Siegel Sale 560, 1980)
    Start Price : 2,000.00 USD
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    Lot# : 60 Fancy Cancels

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    Star and Crescent (Rohloff S-10), perfect strike ties 1861 10c Green (68) to envelope with "Waterbury Con Aug 29 '67" datestamp, addressed to "Saint John, New Brunswick, British America" (backstamped August 31), barely reduced at left and some minor soiling, Extremely Fine cancel on an attractive cover, particularly desirable to a foreign destination, illustrated in Rohloff page 228 (Rohloff rarity "RRRR")rnProvenance: Katherine Matthies (R.A. Siegel Sale 503, 1977)rnDr. John Robertson (Private Transaction)
    Start Price : 1,500.00 USD
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    Lot# : 61 Fancy Cancels

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    Anchor in Circle (Hebron, CT), full strike ties 1870 3c Green (147, short perf) on envelope addressed to Columbia, Connecticut, "Hebron Conn. Dec 27" datestamp, slightly reduced at right and wear on reverse, Very Fine strike (Cole RN-33)rnProvenance: Judge J. Richard Fay (R.A. Siegel Sale 662, 1983)
    Start Price : 50.00 USD
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    Lot# : 62 Fancy Cancels

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    Framed "H" (Hockanum, CT), ties 1868 3c Red (94) to envelope addressed to Watertown, Connecticut, "Hockanum Con Jun 19" (1868) datestamp at left, just reduced at right, Very Fine strike (Skinner-Eno LS-H 26)
    Start Price : 75.00 USD
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    Lot# : 63 Fancy Cancels

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    Skull and Crossbones (Fruitland, MD), sharp strike on 1883 2c Red brown (210) on envelope addressed to Philadelphia, accompanying "Fruitland, Md. Oct 11 1883" datestamp, Philadelphia backstamp, Very Fine and attractive (Cole SK-24)
    Start Price : 75.00 USD
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    Lot# : 64 Fancy Cancels

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    "Fouled Anchor" (Fayville, MA), full strike on a 1870 3c Green (147) with accompanying "Fayville, Mass. Apr 8 1871" datestamp, envelope addressed to Athens, Vermont, original contents, tiny nick at top and reduced at left, Very Fine strike (Skinner-Eno PO-An 33)
    Start Price : 50.00 USD
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    Lot# : 65 Fancy Cancels

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    Locomotive (South Hampton, MA), nearly complete strike on 1883 2c Red brown (210, trimmed perfs), Very Fine, as much of this famous cancel as could fit on a single stamp
    Start Price : 250.00 USD
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    Lot# : 66 Fancy Cancels

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    "Sun Face" (St. Louis, MO), exceptional strike ties 1873 3c Green (207, perfs blunted at top) to yellow envelope addressed to New Canton, Illinois, "St. Louis Mo. Apr 8" datestamp alongside, cover slightly reduced at left into cornercard, Extremely Fine, a spectacular cover (Cole JO-98)rnProvenance: Dr. John Robertson (Private transaction, 1994)
    Start Price : 400.00 USD
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    Lot# : 67 Fancy Cancels

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    Eagle and 3-Bar Shield (Corry, PA), wonderful strike ties 1861 3c Rose (65) to envelope addressed to Simsbury, Connecticut, "Corry Pa. Aug 5" datestamp alongside, just reduced at left, Very Fine and choice (Skinner-Eno PT-E 4)
    Start Price : 100.00 USD
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    Lot# : 68 Fancy Cancels

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    Negative "PM" (Louisville, KY), perfect strike in blue ties 1861 3c Rose (65) to cover to Richmond, Virginia, "Louisville Ky. Jul 5" datestamp alongside, Extremely Fine and fresh, a choice strike on an immaculate cover (Skinner-Eno LC-P 9)
    Start Price : 150.00 USD
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    Lot# : 69 Fancy Cancels

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    Ornate "DK" (Brattleboro, VT), marvelous strike ties 1861 3c Rose (65) to a orange envelope addressed to Ewing, Massachusetts, "Brattleboro Vt Mar 8 1865" double-circle datestamp adjacent, Very Fine, a scarce and desirable cover, Daniel Kellogg was the postmaster of Brattleboro at the time of this cancel (Skinner-Eno LC-D 1)
    Start Price : 300.00 USD
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    Lot# : 70 Fancy Cancels

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    Profile of Hooded Man (Lynchburg, VA), 1861 3c Rose (65, small tear) tied by bold strike of fancy cancel to orange cover to Lexington, Virginia, "Lynchburg Va Dec 12" datestamp alongside, cornercard for commission and forwarding merchant, Very Fine strike on an attractive cover (Skinner-Eno PH-F 30)
    Start Price : 150.00 USD
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