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 #73
United States 1861 Premiere Gravure
1861 30c red orange, Premiere Gravure, clear August shade, unused with original gum, fairly well centered, but with long, hinge reinforced vertical crack (tear) and gum soaks, fine appearance, with 1951 and 2019 Philatelic Foundation Certificates, ex-Huber. There are only 33 copies recorded (including one in the Miller Collection at the New York Public Library), with at least 20 with various faults. Siegel Census 61-OG-15 (currently listed in Scott catalogue as 71TC6)
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Catalog #61
Catalog Value $40,000
Price Realized
$4,500.00

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