Lot 2633(Fancy Cancels) 1873, 1¢ Brown on Buff, small U.S.P.O.D. watermark, bold complete strike of negative Derby Hat fancy cancel (Cole HA-1 var.) duplexed with clear "Danbury Conn. 15 May" cds on 1¢ postal card to Birmingham Ct., 1874 part printed message, Very Fine and choice complete strike.
Scott No. UX3 Estimate $150 - 200.
This complete strike of the Danbury Derby Hat fancy cancel does not match any of the Cole tracings, but is probably a complete early strike of HA-1 that is a negative Derby style hat. The remaining Cole tracings (HA-2 to HA-10) show negative variations of a top hat.