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Posted 05/02/2019   7:13 pm  Show Profile Check KRelyea's eBay Listings Bookmark this topic Add KRelyea to your friends list Get a Link to this Message
This one popped out at me;


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Posted 05/02/2019   7:41 pm  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add modernstamps to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
That does look nice!
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Posted 05/02/2019   8:40 pm  Show Profile Check revenuecollector's eBay Listings Bookmark this reply Add revenuecollector to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
Very nice strike, and also very interesting, Ken.

Based on your image, I initially thought that my example below could be a partial strike that was misattributed by the seller (Eric Jackson)... either that or there are multiple versions of this cancel. I'm now thinking it could be the latter as when you look at the "L" in mine vs. the "U" in yours, that yours has a curved edge at right where mine has a hard edged serif.

It was attributed to Albert L. Calder in Providence, Rhode Island.




Your example rotated to match:




EDIT: It looks like I have another example showing A-L-C:

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Edited by revenuecollector - 05/02/2019 8:46 pm
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Posted 06/01/2019   11:09 pm  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add revcanman to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
The AUC handstamp has undoubtedly been enhanced by drawing over in black ink. The cancel should read ALC as Dan pointed out. An article will appear in The American Revenuer sometime this year regarding this figural handstamp that should clear up all questions.
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