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 #160
United States 1870-71 Issue
1870 1c ultramarine, large part original gum, faintly grilled, nicely centered, v.f., with 2019 PFC,
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Catalog #134
Catalog Value $2,000
Unsold
Lot #161
United States 1870-71 Issue
1870 3c green, Split Grill variety, l.h., fresh and fine, with 2020 PSAG certificate,
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Catalog #136var
Catalog Value $625
Unsold
Lot #162
United States 1870-71 Issue
1870 3c green, four different, occasional minor flaws, each with a different fancy cancel, including "Boys Head" (White House, N.J.), negative "Jack O'Lantern", "Acorn", "Fancy Flag", 1988-2005 PFCs
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Catalog #136,147,158,184
Price Realized
$475.00

Lot #163
United States 1870-71 Issue
1870 7c vermilion, used, well centered with wide margins, fresh color, v.f., with a 1990 PFC for a horizontal pair from which it originated,
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Catalog #138
Catalog Value $500
Price Realized
$300.00

Lot #164
United States 1870-71 Issue
1870 10c brown, blue cork cancel, fine, with 2005 PFC,
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Catalog #139
Catalog Value $850
Unsold
Lot #165
United States 1870-71 Issue
1870 90c carmine, lightly hinged original gum, clearly defined grill, bright color, wide margins, fresh and fine, a rare stamp especially in such condition, with 1973 and 2011 PFCs,
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Catalog #144
Catalog Value $25,000
Unsold
Lot #166
United States 1870-71 Issue
1870 2c brown, natural straight edge at right, tiny pinhole at bottom right, fancy "Devil's Mask" cancel, with 1992 PFC
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Catalog #146
Unsold
Lot #167
United States 1870-71 Issue
1870 3c green, unused with "Read the New York Ledger" advertisement printed on reverse, fine and unusual item, with 1992 PFC
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Catalog #147
Unsold
Lot #168
United States 1870-71 Issue
1870 3c green, small faults, well struck fancy "Pig" cancel of Corry, Pa, with 2007 PFC
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Catalog #147
Price Realized
$350.00

Lot #169
United States 1870-71 Issue
1870 24c purple, lightly canceled, well centered, v.f., with 1996 PFC,
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Catalog #153
Catalog Value $210
Price Realized
$180.00

Lot #170
United States 1870-71 Issue
1870 24c purple, fresh and striking color, tied by red pmk on large part of outer FL from New York to Liverpool, red New York Pair All July 3 and Liverpool U.S. Packet 16 July arrival pmks, also framed "Supplementary Mail" handstamp at bottom, endorsed "per Manhattan",
Envelope
Catalog #153
Catalog Value $1,500
Price Realized
$1,300.00

Lot #171
United States 1870-71 Issue
1871 two covers to England, one with 6c (2x3c) franking, addressed to the "SS Richmond, European Squadron", the other with 5c blue, addressed to London in 1877, each with arrival pmks, plus oval "B.F. Stevens Despatch Agent" forwarding agents datestamps
Envelope
Price Realized
$210.00

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