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Sale 81: The Sescal Sale

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Fancy Cancels

Lots 406-415 Lots 416-425 Lots 426-435 Lots 436-445 Lots 446-448

Lot 406    

"10. AM", perfect bold strike duplexed with "Wahoo Neb., Dec 11, 1884" cds on 1¢ postal card (UX7) to Chicago Ill., 1884 message; some light tone spots, otherwise Very Fine and choice strike of this unlisted cancel.
Cole No. ML-unlisted    Estimate $200 - 300.

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Realized: $210

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Lot 407 o   

"Abe Lincoln our next President 1864", manuscript cancellation on 3¢ rose (65), nicely centered, a Very Fine politically motivated cancellation.
Estimate    $200 - 300.

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Realized: $1,800

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Lot 408    

Beer Mug of Chicopee, Mass., complete bold strike of pictorial cancel on 2¢ red (U277) ad entire to Newburg, N.Y., with original enclosure, Extremely Fine; with 1981 & 2017 P.F. certificates.
Estimate    $300 - 400.

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Realized: $475

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Lot 409    

Circle of Vs, bold strike duplexed with "Pawtucket R.I., Jun 6" cds ties 1¢ buff (112) on buff drop cover, forwarded to Valley Falls with 2¢ brown (113) tied by bold segmented circular grid cancel; 2¢ corner flaw, minor perf toning, Extremely Fine gem strikes of two different Pawtucket fancy cancels; with 2015 P.F. certificate.
Estimate    $400 - 600.

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Lot 410    

Circular Geometric, bold strike in green ties 3¢ dull red (11A), matching green "Amherst Ms. Jun 15" cds on cover to South Williamstown Mass., Very Fine and choice strike.
Skinner-Eno No. GE-C 59    Estimate $300 - 400.

ONE OF ONLY TWO RECORDED STRIKES OF THIS FANCY CANCEL IN GREEN.

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Realized: $325

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Lot 411    

Coin with Wreath & Shield, bold strike of fancy cancel includes a central quartered pie shape surrounded by wreath and a shield at top, on 3¢ rose (65), wide margins but faulty top corners, matching bold strike of "Wilkinsonville Mass. Mar. 23" cds on cover to Providence R.I.; some gum staining around stamp, missing backflap, Fine.
Whitfield No. 1160    Estimate $500 - 750.

AN EXCEPTIONALLY RARE CANCEL WHICH IS UNLISTED IN SKINNER-ENO.

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Lot 412    

Devil with Pitchfork, clear strike duplexed with "West Meriden Conn., Jun 7" cds on 3¢ pink (U58) entire to Providence, R.I., blue "N.C. Stiles & Co., West Meriden, Conn. Presses and Dies." corner card handstamp, a Very Fine strike of this desirable fancy cancel.
Skinner-Eno No. PH-F 40    Estimate $750 - 1,000.

It is quite possible that Stiles & Co. was the company that created the fancy Devil & Pitchfork postmark device for the postmaster of West Meriden.

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Realized: $500

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Lot 413    

Double Cross, fancy cancel on 3c red, grilled (94) on yellow A.A. Rosenberg Sheet Music and Musical dealer corner card cover to Stockton Cal., "May 24" receiving handstamp, fresh and Very Fine, This unusual fancy cancel is unlisted by Skinner & Eno.
Estimate    $200 - 300.

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Lot 414    

Eagle, complete socked-on-the-nose strike duplexed with "Cambridge Mass. Nov 12" cds on 3¢ rose (65), couple short perfs, on small piece, Very Fine and choice strike.
Skinner-Eno No. PA-B23a    Estimate $150 - 200.

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Realized: $150

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Lot 415    

Eagle, clear strike duplexed with "St. Louis Mo., Nov 14" cds on yellow Ash & Smith Attorneys corner card cover to Mount Vernon Oh.; reduced slightly at right, Very Fine and choice strike of this desirable fancy cancel.
Cole No. Bi-1    Estimate $400 - 600.

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