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 #195
United States 1881-1888 Banknote Issues
1881 5c yellow brown, used, jumbo margins on all sides, an exceptional stamp, with 2006 PFC graded "XF 90J" (SMQ $225)
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Catalog #205
Price Realized
$140.00

Lot #196
United States 1881-1888 Banknote Issues
1881 1c gray blue, canceled on cover (slightly reduced at left) by fancy "Skull and Crossbones" cancel, locally addressed Waverly New York, Feb 15, v.f. strike, with 2007 PFC
Envelope
Catalog #206
Price Realized
$260.00

Lot #197
United States 1881-1888 Banknote Issues
1881 1c gray blue, tied by oval Philadelphia cancel on advertising cover addressed to Poughkeepsie, N.Y., with arrival pmk on back, some toning on reverse, otherwise fine and attractive advertising cover
Envelope
Catalog #206
Price Realized
$190.00

Lot #198
United States 1881-1888 Banknote Issues
1882 3c blue green, n.h., wide margins, fresh and v.f., with 2019 PFC,
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Catalog #207
Catalog Value $250
Unsold
Lot #199
United States 1881-1888 Banknote Issues
1882 6c deep brown red, h.r., nice color, v.f., with 2019 PSE certificate,
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Catalog #208a
Catalog Value $550
Unsold
Lot #200
United States 1881-1888 Banknote Issues
1883 2c red brown, n.h., well centered with wide margins, with 2019 PFC graded "VF-XF 85" (SMQ $225)
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Catalog #210
Price Realized
$250.00

Lot #201
United States 1881-1888 Banknote Issues
1883 2c red brown, small faults, canceled on piece by fancy "Locomotive & Tender" cancel of South Hanson, Mass., very rare, with 2007 PFC
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Catalog #210
Price Realized
$625.00

Lot #202
United States 1881-1888 Banknote Issues
1883 2c red brown, small faults, perfectly struck (sideways) fancy "Skull and Crossbones" cancel of Stoneham, Mass, with 2006 PFC
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Catalog #210
Unsold
Lot #203
United States 1881-1888 Banknote Issues
1883 2c red brown, well struck fancy "Skull and Crossbones" cancel of Stoneham, Mass, v.f., with 2000 PFC
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Catalog #210
Unsold
Lot #204
United States 1881-1888 Banknote Issues
1883 2c red brown, fancy "Elephant" cancel of Campella, Ma, small corner crease at bottom, splendid strike, with 2014 PFC (Cole AN-18)
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Catalog #210
Price Realized
$450.00

Lot #205
United States 1881-1888 Banknote Issues
1883 2c red brown, used, huge margins, with 2020 PSAG certificate graded "95J" (SMQ $225)
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Catalog #210
Unsold
Lot #206
United States 1881-1888 Banknote Issues
1883 4c blue green, n.h., fresh color, fine, with 2018 PFC,
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Catalog #211
Catalog Value $800
Unsold
Lot #207
United States 1881-1888 Banknote Issues
1883 4c blue green, n.h., wide margins, fresh color, v.f., with 2004 PSE certificate (for a corner margin single, with selvage subsequently removed)
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Catalog #211
Catalog Value $800
Price Realized
$325.00

Lot #208
United States 1881-1888 Banknote Issues
1883 2c green, straight edge at left, tied by fancy "Footprint" cancel on cover with corresponding Eagle Mills, N.Y. July 8, 1889 pmk alongside, addressed to Freys Bush, N.Y., with Troy transit and arrival pmks, small stain at upper right, otherwise fine, with 2002 PFC
Envelope
Catalog #213
Price Realized
$950.00

Lot #209
United States 1881-1888 Banknote Issues
1887 3c vermillion, n.h., fresh and v.f., with 2019 PFC,
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Catalog #214
Catalog Value $180
Unsold
Lot #210
United States 1881-1888 Banknote Issues
1887 3c vermillion, n.h., nicely centered, v.f., with a photocopy of a 2018 PFC for a block of ten from which it originated,
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Catalog #214
Catalog Value $180
Price Realized
$150.00

Lot #211
United States 1881-1888 Banknote Issues
1887 3c vermilion, n.h., near perfect centering, wide margins, fresh color, v.f., with 1999 PFC,
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Catalog #214
Catalog Value $180
Price Realized
$170.00

Lot #212
United States 1881-1888 Banknote Issues
1888 4c carmine, two n.h. singles, one with sheet margin, post office fresh, fine,
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Catalog #215
Catalog Value $1,050
Price Realized
$190.00

Lot #213
United States 1881-1888 Banknote Issues
1888 4c carmine, n.h., well centered, beautiful color, faint pencil notation on reverse, v.f., with 1981 and 2004 PFCs,
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Catalog #215
Catalog Value $525
Price Realized
$450.00

Lot #214
United States 1881-1888 Banknote Issues
1888 5c indigo, n.h., nicely centered, v.f., with 2018 PFC,
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Catalog #216
Catalog Value $625
Price Realized
$575.00

Lot #215
United States 1881-1888 Banknote Issues
1888 30c orange, n.h., well centered, with 2018 PFC graded "VF 80" (SMQ $1,000)
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Catalog #217
Unsold
Lot #216
United States 1881-1888 Banknote Issues
1888 90c purple, small h.r., fresh color, tiny natural inclusion, with 2019 PFC,
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Catalog #218
Catalog Value $800
Price Realized
$160.00

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