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The Fancy Pontil and Fancy Cancel

Tom Doligale posted this picture over at the Bottle Collectors Facebook Page of an ornately patterned pontil mark. The pontil pattern reminded me of cork carved fancy cancellation on an early United States postage stamps, an area of high interest … Continue reading

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