United States Stamps & Postal History
April 22, 2020

We are pleased to present our April 22, 2020 sale of United States Stamps and Postal History, featuring the collection of Richard Carl. With 740 lots, we have nice sections of Stampless Covers, Free Franks and Autographed letters, Postmasters' Provisionals, an excellent range of imperf. Classics and other 19th Century used and unused, including Fancy Cancels, Civil War Patriotics, Territorial covers, 20th Century with Regular Issues and Commemoratives to $5, Large Die Proofs, Modern Errors and varieties. Back of the book includes Air Post, Postage Dues and more, followed by Confederate States, U.S. Possessions and Large Lots and Collections. Scattered throughout are many graded stamps and plate blocks. Printed catalogs are available on request.

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Lot #193
1880 Special Printing of the 1879 Issue
1880 1c dark ultramarine, unused without gum as issued, wide margins, beautiful color and completely sound, tiny natural inclusions at top left and at right, v.f., with 1952 and 2019 Philatelic Foundation certificates. Siegel Census records only 26 examples (this being 192-UNC-22), with more than half reported to have faults, ex-Huber,
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Catalog #192
Catalog Value $57,500
Price Realized
$13,500.00

Lot #194
1880 Special Printing of the 1879 Issue
1880 6c dull rose, unused without gum as issued, with fully intact perforations on all sides, wide margins, nice color, only 26 certified examples have been recorded with most of them having some degree of faults, with 1954 PFC and 2018 PSE certificate, the latter graded "F 70J" (SMQ $50,000)
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Catalog #195
Catalog Value $67,500
Unsold

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