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 #172
United States 1873 Continental Bank Note Company
1873 1c ultramarine, fancy "KKK" (Ku Klux Klan) cancel of Beloit, Wisconsin, fine, rare, with 1992 PFC, ex-Wade Saadi
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Catalog #156
Price Realized
$210.00

Lot #173
United States 1873 Continental Bank Note Company
1873 3c green, l.h., well centered, with a photocopy of a 2019 PSE certificate for a horizontal pair from which it originated, graded "VF-XF 85" (SMQ $175)
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Catalog #158
Unsold
Lot #174
United States 1873 Continental Bank Note Company
1873 3c green, n.h., fresh color, v.f., with a photocopy of a 2014 PSE certificate for a block of nine from which it originated
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Catalog #158
Unsold
Lot #175
United States 1873 Continental Bank Note Company
1873 3c green, small faults, fancy "Running Stag" cancel, with 2007 PFC
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Catalog #158
Price Realized
$160.00

Lot #176
United States 1873 Continental Bank Note Company
1873 3c green, horizontal pair, centered to top, canceled on piece by fancy negative "Skull & Crossbones in Coffin" cancels of Pittsburgh, Pa, with 2013 PFC
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Catalog #158
Price Realized
$625.00

Lot #177
United States 1873 Continental Bank Note Company
1873 6c dull pink, barest trace of a hinge (appears n.h.), nicely centered, v.f., with 2000 PFC,
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Catalog #159
Catalog Value $375
Price Realized
$400.00

Lot #178
United States 1873 Continental Bank Note Company
1873 6c dull pink, bold "Indian Head" cancel, beautiful strike of this rare and desirable fancy cancel, stamp with minor flaws (last sold in a Siegel 2007 sale, $750 hammer)
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Catalog #159
Price Realized
$280.00

Lot #179
United States 1873 Continental Bank Note Company
1873 (19 Jan) French Bar, M.T., clear strike of cds on cover franked with 3c Bank Note, tied by circular handstamp, 1875 docketing at left, rough opening at right, possibly the only oecorded postmark prom French Bar, Montana
Envelope
Catalog #159
Unsold
Lot #180
United States 1873 Continental Bank Note Company
1873 30c gray black, perfectly centered, v.f. used, with 1993 PSE certificate
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Catalog #165
Price Realized
$120.00

Lot #181
United States 1873 Continental Bank Note Company
1873 30c gray black, used, well centered with jumbo margins, with 2006 PSE certificate graded "VF-XF 85J" (SMQ $220)
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Catalog #165
Price Realized
$150.00

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