Lot 1051 oNagasaki, Japan 4-Petal Cancel (Frajola NAG-Can3), strong strike on 30¢ ultramarine & carmine (121), rich colors, a Very Fine strike of this rare cancel.
Estimate $1,000 - 1,500.
AN EXTREMELY RARE NAGASAKI 4-PETAL CANCEL ON THE 30¢ 1869 ISSUE.
There is only one cover recorded with this rare cancel dated July 3, 1870 from Nagasaki to Shanghai (ex-Juhring) bearing 3¢ 1869 issue pair. The philatelic foundation has certified only two other off-cover examples, one 10¢ and one 30¢ 1869 issue singles. This stamp appears to have originally formed a pair with the certified 30¢ value.
Lot 1052 oNagasaki "N" (Frajola NAG-Can4), bold strike of this cancel on 24¢ green & violet (120), vignette shifted to bottom left; tiny thin and reperfed at sides, Fine appearance.
Scott Nos. 120 Estimate $2,000 - 3,000.
THIS IS THE ONLY RECORDED STRIKE OF THIS CANCEL ON A HIGH VALUE BICOLOR 1869 ISSUE STAMP.
We note this distinctive Nagasaki "N" cancel on 1869 issue values up to the 12¢, including the unique cover bearing an 1869 issue franking that brought $38,500 in 2004.
Lot 1053Negative "North/South" Shaking Hands OF Worchester, Mass., Postal Card 1875 1¢ black on buff postal card, with an exceptional strike of fancy cancel, Extremely Fine, certainly one of the finest examples known of this popular cancel; with 2012 P.F. certificate.
Estimate $1,000 - 1,500.
Lot 1054Negative script "Glen" in Circle, fancy cancel ties 3¢ rose (65), well centered, on small lady's cover to New Hope Pa., matching sharp "Macedon N.Y. Ju 20" cds, Very Fine and unusually clear strike of this difficult cancel.
Skinner-Eno Nos. LC-NP 11 Estimate $300 - 400.
Lot 1055Negative Star Geometric, bold strike in vivid red duplexed with "New-York City Oct 15" cds on folded 1867 promissory note to local city street address, Extremely Fine and choice, ex-Gunin, Metzger; with 2002 P.F. certificate.
Skinner-Eno Nos. ST-E 50 Estimate $500 - 750.
Lot 1056 oNegative Stars and Shield, perfect bold strike of fancy cancel on 6¢ ultramarine (115), intense shade; reperfed not mentioned on accompanying certificate, Very Fine appearance, an attractive cancel; with 1995 P.F. certificate. Scott Nos. 115.
Skinner-Eno Nos. PS-FC 56 Estimate $250 - 350.
Lot 1057Negative "US", perfect bold strike duplexed with "Shandaken N.Y. Sep 18" balloon style cds on cover to Leslie, Mich., original 1865 enclosure accompanies; reduced slightly at right, trivial tone specks, an Extremely Fine gem strike. Skinner-Eno Nos. PT-US 26.
Estimate $500 - 750.
This cancel is unattributed in the Skinner Eno book on page 195. This gem strike is far superior to the Skinner tracing.
Lot 1058Open Circled Star, four bold strikes tie 1¢ ultramarine (156) and 3¢ green (158) strip of three, on 1876 cover to Burma, matching sharp strike of "Durham Me Oct 23" cds, red "New York Oct 24" exchange cds, reverse with Calcutta (12.3), Sea Post Office (11.7), and Moulmein (12.8) arrival cds; top edge tears, still Very Fine and scarce usage.
Cole Nos. STC-unlisted Estimate $300 - 400.
Lot 1059Paid 3, straightline cancel on 3¢ dull red (11A), large margins to touched, on buff cover to Milwaukee Wis., matching "Horicon Wis May 29" balloon style cds, Very Fine.
Skinner-Eno Nos. PM-PNc 16 var. Estimate $150 - 200.
Lot 1060 o"Paid 3" in Arc, neat strike of fancy cancel on 15¢ brown & blue, type II, bright colors, a Very Fine strike, scarce on the 15¢ value; with 1995 P.F. certificate. Skinner-Eno Nos. PM-PNc 7.
Scott Nos. 119 Estimate $400 - 600.