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 #107
United States 1867 Grill Issue
1867 3c Lowenberg, plate essay on onionskin paper in red, imperf. and gummed sheet of 25, usual creases and marginal wear, still fine and rare sheet,
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Catalog #79-E8a
Catalog Value $250
Price Realized
$180.00

Lot #108
United States 1867 Grill Issue
1867 3c Lowenberg, plate essay on onionskin paper in violet, imperf. and gummed sheet of 25, usual creases and marginal wear, still fine and rare sheet,
E
Catalog #79-E8a
Catalog Value $250
Price Realized
$180.00

Lot #109
United States 1867 Grill Issue
1867 2c black, D.Grill, used, well centered, fresh and fine, with 2018 PSE certificate,
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Catalog #84
Catalog Value $4,750
Price Realized
$1,100.00

Lot #110
United States 1867 Grill Issue
1867 3c rose, D.Grill, unused without gum, nice impression, with 2019 PSAG certificate graded "75" (SMQ $2,000)
(*)
Catalog #85
Unsold
Lot #111
United States 1867 Grill Issue
1867 3c rose, Z.Grill, neat Rosette cancel, fairly well centered for this issue, v.f., with 2015 PFC,
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Catalog #85C
Catalog Value $3,250
Price Realized
$1,900.00

Lot #112
United States 1867 Grill Issue
1867 2c black, E.Grill, black cork cancel, well centered with even margins, v.f., with 2003 PFC,
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Catalog #87
Catalog Value $190
Price Realized
$180.00

Lot #113
United States 1867 Grill Issue
1867 3c red, used on cover with full back illustration for Kentucky Military Institute of Farmdale, Ky, with corresponding departure pmks alongside, addressed to Cape Girardeau, small cover tear, fine
Envelope
Catalog #88
Unsold
Lot #114
United States 1867 Grill Issue
1867 3c rose, E.Grill, tied by fancy "Padlock" cancel on small cover (slightly reduced at left) with "Cambridge, Mass. Jun 12" cds alongside, fine (Skinner-Eno No. PO-Pl 4)
Envelope
Catalog #88
Price Realized
$210.00

Lot #115
United States 1867 Grill Issue
1867 10c green, E.Grill, neat cancel, well centered with wide margins, fresh and v.f., with 2000 PFC,
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Catalog #89
Catalog Value $325
Price Realized
$300.00

Lot #116
United States 1867 Grill Issue
1867 12c black, E.Grill, unused (regummed), few blunt perfs, otherwise fine, with clear 1981 PFC,
(*)
Catalog #90
Catalog Value $1,900
Price Realized
$675.00

Lot #117
United States 1867 Grill Issue
1867 15c black, E.Grill, neatly cancelled, well centered with jumbo margins, with 2019 PSE certificate graded "VF 80J" (SMQ $725)
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Catalog #91
Price Realized
$800.00

Lot #118
United States 1867 Grill Issue
1867 15c black, E.Grill, used, well centered with wide margins, two small thin spots, otherwise v.f. and seldom seen with such nice centering, with 1978 PFC,
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Catalog #91
Catalog Value $600
Price Realized
$200.00

Lot #119
United States 1867 Grill Issue
1867 3c red, centered to right, perfectly struck fancy "Bee" cancel of New York, NY, with 2007 PFC (Skinner-Eno PA-13)
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Catalog #94
Price Realized
$750.00

Lot #120
United States 1867 Grill Issue
1867 3c rose, manuscript "1869" cancel, also "Spring Bluff, C.N." alongside on cover addressed to "Allen Wright, Principal Chief C.N., Boggy Depot, C.N.", some docketing at left, fine (Allen Wright became the Principal Chief of the Choctaw Nation in the fall of 1866 serving until the fall of 1870. His contribution to the spiritual, educational and political concerns of his people is unparalleled. He was a man of rare intellectual qualities and was prominently the scholar of his tribe. He was a masterful executive and will ever adorn the pages of Choctaw history as one of its most distinguished leaders. He passed away December 2, 1885, at his home at Boggy Depot where he is buried)
Envelope
Catalog #94
Price Realized
$325.00

Lot #121
United States 1867 Grill Issue
1867 5c brown, F.Grill, used, well centered, with 1993 PFC and 2019 PSE certificate, the latter graded "XF 90" (SMQ $2,350)
O
Catalog #95
Unsold
Lot #122
United States 1867 Grill Issue
1867 10c yellow green, F.Grill, lightly canceled, well centered wide margins, fresh and v.f., with 1995 and 2005 PFCs,
O
Catalog #96
Catalog Value $240
Price Realized
$300.00

Lot #123
United States 1867 Grill Issue
1867 12c black, F.Grill, l.h., well centered for this difficult issue, with 2020 PSAG certificate graded "75" (SMQ $2,750)
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Catalog #97
Unsold
Lot #124
United States 1867 Grill Issue
1867 12c black, F.Grill, used, well centered wide margins, fresh and v.f., with 1989 PFC,
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Catalog #97
Catalog Value $250
Price Realized
$140.00

Lot #125
United States 1867 Grill Issue
1867 12c black, F.Grill, very thin paper variety, used, fine, with 2019 PSE certificate,
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Catalog #97var
Catalog Value $325
Price Realized
$240.00

Lot #126
United States 1867 Grill Issue
1867 90c dark blue, F.Grill, used, well centered for this issue, nice color, with 2019 PSAG certificate graded "75" (SMQ $1,500)
O
Catalog #101
Unsold

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