Lot 446 oWaterbury, Ct. "Leaf", bold complete strike duplexed with "Waterbury Con, Aug 28 '66" double-circle datestamp ties 3¢ rose (65) on small piece; couple small flaws including tone spot, an Extremely Fine strike of this rare Waterbury cancel.
Rohloff No. L-2 Estimate $500 - 750.
Lot 447 oFancy Cancel Collection, 1860s-1900s, thousands of strikes, individually mounted and housed in six volumes, much of which is 19th century, organized by either cancel type or city origin, contains numerous common strikes such as numerals, letters, stars, shields but also "Paid", patent and even Express cancels, we noticed a number of better items such as red, green and magenta cancels, overseas uses (Shanghai, Samoa, Puerto Rico), Waterbury cancels, and more, one album is dedicated to New York, F.-V.F. overall, a great basis to build upon.
Estimate $3,000 - 4,000.
Lot 448Waterbury Cancels, 1860s-1880s, approximately 72 covers or cards with Waterbury cds and some fancy cancels including nice group of crossroads, rosettes, few leaves, mostly Bank Note era but with a few earlier including #65 with "W", others incl. duplexes or targets, some mixed condition, generally Very Fine strikes, interesting group for the cancellation expert.
Estimate $750 - 1,000.