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United States Stamp Collections

Lots 2478-2481

Lot 2478 o   

Fancy 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.

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Lot 2479 o   

Fancy Cancel Collection, 1860-80's, housed in five binders; mostly Banknote issues (mainly 3¢) with a nice array of material mostly studies of the geometrics including grids, target, wedges but with others including year date, monogram, "Jack-O-Lantern", "US", pictorials including top hat, anchor, sun and devil face, fly, etc., section of cut squares including portion of the rare Boston Eagle, Star & Lighting bolt machine cancel, Waterbury leaf, etc., ex-Fishback with publication; proper evaluation recommended.
Estimate    $600 - 800.

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Realized: $1,350

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Lot 2480 o   

1861-67 3¢ Issue Fancy Cancel Collection, of approximately 450 stamps mounted and annotated on quadrille pages in binder; excellent array of cancel types from common / elaborate geometrics to pictorial shields, includes sections of numerals, paids, patent cancels, stars with many fancier types, grids including some unusual, grid study, targets with pie cut targets, flower and rosettes, cross, letters, etc.; a nice group for the specialist; ex-Fishback.
Scott No. 65    Estimate $500 - 750.

Realized: $1,350

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Lot 2481 o   

United States Early Fancy Cancel Group, small but neat collection mounted on quad pages in a binder, including 45 stamps and seven covers with various stars, grids, geometric shapes etc., on stamps from 1861 through banknotes, worth inspection, generally fine to very fine.
Estimate    $200 - 300.

Realized: $230

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Lots 2478-2481

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