Lot 1612"$" of South Duxbury, Mass, fine strike in purple cancels 3¢ green (184), on cover to Malden Mass., matching "South Duxbury Mass. Aug 11"; minor perf toning, reduced slightly at right, Very Fine, Exceptionally rare example of this unlisted cancel with only two recorded covers., ex-Beane.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Lot 1613Boot, sharp strike duplexed with "West Berkeley, Cal. May 7, 1882" cds on 2¢ War Dept. (UO54) piece, Very Fine and scarce fancy cancel used only in 1884.
Cole No. BT-4 Estimate $200 - 300.
Lot 1614Bottle Stopper "4" with Negative Six Point Star, choice strike ties 3¢ rose (65), matching "Berlin Wis, Jul 27, 1863" cds on cover to Middlebury, Vt.; reduced slightly at left, Very Fine and remarkable cancel, ex-Beane.
Skinner-Eno No. NS-D unlisted Estimate $300 - 400.
Lot 1615(Chicago, Ill.) Three-Leaf Clover, complete perfect bold strike in blue duplexed with "Chicago Ill., May 11" cds on postal card to Akron Oh., Extremely Fine and choice, ex-Skinner; with 2014 P.F. certificate.
Berg No. CL-1 Estimate $600 - 800.
A GEM STRIKE OF THIS SCARCE CHICAGO BLUE FANCY CANCEL.
Lot 1616Coin with Wreath & Shield, bold strike of fancy cancel includes a central quartered pie shape surrounded by wreath and a shield at top, tied 3¢ rose (65), bright shade, couple trimmed perfs, matching "Wilkinsonville Mass. May 23" balloon-style cds on cover to Oxford Mass., Very Fine and choice strike.
Whitfield No. 1160 Estimate $500 - 750.
AN EXCEPTIONALLY RARE CANCEL THAT IS UNLISTED IN SKINNER-ENO.
Lot 1617Double 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, Unusual fancy cancel unlisted by Skinner & Eno.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Lot 1618Heart, duplexed with "Philad'a Pa. Mar 29" cds on orange Publishers corner card cover to Baltimore Md.; small opening tears at top, Very Fine and choice fancy cancel use.
Skinner-Eno No. PH-H 4 Estimate $300 - 400.
Lot 1619Jack-of-Latern, duplexed with "Providence R.I., Dec 5" cds ties 2¢ vermilion (183) on cover to local street address, Very Fine and rare fancy cancel.
Cole No. JO-50 Estimate $300 - 400.
Lot 1620Kicking Mule, black strikes cancel 2¢ Trans-Mississippi (286) and two 2¢ carmine (279B) pairs on cover endorsed from "J.C. Perry" with preprinted address to W. Sellschopp & Co., slightly indistinct blue-green "Registered / Jun 1 1899 / Port Townsend, Wash." three-line registry postmark, reverse with purple San Francisco Registered (6.5) cds and San Francisco Registered Sta. D (6.5) oval arrivals; small edge tear, Very Fine and scarce registered Trans-Mississippi Kicking Mule use, ex-Landau. Scott No. 286.
Cole No. AN-11 Estimate $400 - 600.
Lot 1621Man in Coffin, clear strike duplexed with "Harrisburg Pa. Feb 21" cds ties 1¢ ultramarine (156) on Penn. Bureau of Statistics cover to Doylestown Pa., Very Fine and scarce printed matter use.
Cole No. JO-179 Estimate $300 - 400.